Jan Rochat is cofounder of AET Europe (AET). He was Chief Architect of the SafeSign project. SafeSign is a middleware solution that allows applications using a PKCS#11 interface or CSP to work with PKI smart cards. Now he oversees the development of SafeSign Identity Client, BlueX eID Management and ConsentID Identity Provider as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Rochat also works as a consultant for various security projects aimed at developing and deploying PKI-based technology (Secure Web, VPN, secure email) and projects with a view to the implementation of middleware.