Wolfgang Klasen studied Mathematics and Physics in Germany and locations within the USA. Currently he is responsible Head of Research
Group for Embedded Security within Siemens Corporate Technology. He has been active for many years in international research and
development projects dealing with definition and realization of IT security architectures and standards for networks and applications.
During this work he chaired the Security Working Group of the Multimedia Communication Forum, held the Vice Chair office of the ATM-Forum Security Working Group and contributed with his research team to ITU, ETSI, and the IETF on Multimedia Security. Currently Wolfgang Klasen is active regarding Industrial Security within the
German Industrie 4.0 platform, the VDMA and ZVEI associations, and is convenor of ISO TC 292 WG4 „Authenticity, Integrity and Trust for
Products and Documents“
Wolfgang Klasen is married and has two children.