Rachelle Sellung is a Senior Scientist in the competence team of Identity Management at the Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart Germany. Rachelle Sellung has achieved a Master’s of Science in Economics at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. As well as, a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing at the University of Mississippi in the USA.
Within this interdisciplinary team with an array of skill sets, she provides the Economic perspective for not only Identity Management, but a variety of IT Security related technologies. She contributed a socio-economic perspective in the large-scale EU FP7 project FutureID, which developed an identity management infrastructure for Europe. Specifically, it considered the integration of existing eID technology, trust infrastructures, federated identity management services. She was also the lead for the University of Stuttgart in the EU Horizon 2020 project, LIGHTest, which seeked to create a global cross-domain trust infrastructure that is transparent and makes it easier for verifiers to evaluate electronic transactions. Her research interests include the areas of security, identity management, and trust services in emerging technologies such as Internet of Things and Blockchain.