Frank W. Sudia

July 11, 2009

Frank W. Sudia’s career has spanned consulting to US federal agencies on social and environmental programs; designing computer systems for official tracking, economic analysis, proxy voting, and bond trading; and venture development and technology licensing. In 1994 he co-founded the Bankers Trust Electronic Commerce department. In 1995-96 he authored the initial proposal for the Identrus digital certificate network, his largest system to date, including its Identity Warranty service. He has received 13 US patents, mainly in the field of online financial security, and is currently working in the area of intellectual asset management.

As a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Science and Technology, Information Security Committee (ISC), he served on the editorial committee for its “Digital Signature Guidelines.” He was also active in passage of the Utah Digital Signature Act, Florida’s Civil Notary law, and the federal E-Sign law. As a leading member of the American Bankers Association ANSI X9.F1 work group on cryptography in financial services, he contributed to the resolution of technical, risk management, and operations issues for public key technology.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Licensing Executives Society, and American Intellectual Property Law Association.

See essays by this author:
A Jurisprudence of Artilects: Blueprint for a Synthetic Citizen