Joerg Borchert is Vice President of Chip Card & Security ICs for Infineon Technologies North America Corp.
Born in Hamburg, Germany, Borchert studied Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, then achieved his PhD in Economics before he joined Siemens AG in 1988. In 1992 he joined Siemens Semiconductor which became Infineon Technologies in 1999. A US resident since 1998, Borchert now leads a team working on chip-based security for the smart grid and mission critical embedded systems. Along the way, he contributed to four patent filings in this area and was instrumental in the implementation of smart cards for payment applications and the U.S. electronic Passport program.
Since 2011 he leads the Trusted Computing Group as President and Chairman. The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) is a not-for-profit organization formed to develop, define and promote open, vendor-neutral, global industry standards, supportive of a hardware-based root of trust, for interoperable trusted computing platforms.