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The Utility Foundry Working Group support the emergence, alignment and operation of utilities that provide the cryptographic basis of trust  for digital identities, key management and verifiable credentials. 


Facilitate a community of practice among governance authorities, implementers, operators, and service providers for Trust over IP Layer One utilities. The WG will provide process guidance for the establishment and monitoring of new ToIP Layer One utility projects, whether hosted at the Linux Foundation or external to it. Other WG activities will include creating template RFPs for service providers, maintaining a list of affiliated Foundry Service Providers, identifying areas of collaboration and alignment between associated and/or disparate Utilities, and where possible serving as a center of competence for the  education and promotion of the role of ToIP Layer One utilities.



US/EU: Meetings are held bi-weekly, every other Tuesday at (TBC)

APAC: Meetings are held monthly, every  Tuesday ,(at 11.30) IST first week of the month.

See the Meeting Page for agendas, notes and recordings from all meetings. 


  • TBC

Chairs / Leads

  • Co-Chair: Dan Gisolfi (IBM)

  • Co-Chair: André Kudra (esatus)

  • Co-Chair: Vinod Panicker (Wipro)

  • Vice-Chair: Cameron Boozarjomehri (MITRE)

  • Vice-Chair: Mathieu Glaude (Northern Block)

  • Vice-Chair: Sandeep Krishnappa (Infoeaze Digital Services)

How to join

You can join this WG by signing up for the Foundation mailing list at Our mailing list is

Members as well as observers are welcome (with the important caveat below).


For the protection of all Members, participation in working groups, meetings and events is limited to members, including their employees, of the Trust over IP Foundation who have signed the membership documents and thus agreed to the intellectual property rules governing participation. If you or your employer are not a member of ToIP, you may not participate in meetings by verbal contribution or otherwise take any action beyond observing.  To join ToIP and be able to contribute, please fill out the light weight membership application on our website here

Intellectual Property Rights (Copyright, Patent, Source Code)

The WG inherits the IPR terms from the JDF Charter. These include:

Task Forces

  • TBC