Thomas Hardjono


MIT Connection Science and Engineering

Symposium Roles
Speaker/Panelist 2017
Panels Participated in
Trusted Data: The Role of Blockchain, Secure Identity, and Encryption (2017)

Mr. Hardjono leads technical projects and initiatives around identity, security and privacy in emerging technologies such as IoT, smart contracts and blockchain systems, and engages industry partners and sponsors on these fronts. Hardjono is also the technical director for the Internet Trust Consortium under MIT Connection Science that implements open source software based on cutting edge research at MIT.

Previously Mr. Hardjono was the Director of the MIT Kerberos Consortium, which developed the famous MIT Kerberos authentication software currently used by millions of users around the world.

His work included devices certificates for DOCSIS cable modems, WiFi devices and the Trusted Platform Module (TPM) security hardware. He has led a number of key industry technical groups within the IETF, OASIS, Trusted Computing Group, Kantara and other organizationsHardjono published four books and over sixty technical papers. He holds 19 patents in the areas of security and cryptography.

Mr. Hardjono has a BSc degree in Computer Science with Honors from the University of Sydney, and PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of New South Wales in Australia.