Joerg BorchertVP Chip Card & Security ICS at Infineon Technologies North America Corporation and President & Chairman at Trusted Computing Group
Joerg Borchert was born in Hamburg, Germany. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He achieved his PhD in Economics before he joined Siemens AG in 1988. Initially Joerg was on the staff of the Corporate Board of Directors handling Mergers & Acquisitions in Munich, Germany. In 1992 he joined Siemens Semiconductor which became Infineon Technologies in 1999.
Joerg moved to the US in 1998 when he was appointed Vice President. He worked for three years in the wireless division and has more than 10 years experience in the security and chip card semiconductor area. He was instrumental for the roll out of the German Payment Smart Cards in 1996 and the success of the world’s largest electronic Passport program in US. In 2008 he became VP and General Manager for the Business Line Government ID.