Our Mission

Enable the next generation of infrastructure to onboard the remaining 99% into Web3

About Wivity

Wivity® creates and manages governance organizations for Web3 infrastructure projects.  Its Standards DAO™ framework combines consortium best practices with decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) mechanics to help industries implement and govern decentralized infrastructure.  Standards DAO reflects Wivity’s decades of experience in consortium operations including legal, governance, technical, and processes.  It is used by companies in industries ranging from distributed energy to the metaverse.

Our Team


Alfred Tom has 25 years in mobile, wireless, and automotive. He has helped create multiple industry standards, the latest being MirrorLink. He has degrees from MIT, Stanford, and UCLA.


Jörg Brakensiek received his PhD 25 years ago and has spent time at Microsoft and Nokia, where he invented the MirrorLink standard. He remains the Chief Architect of MirrorLink.

judy chen

Judy Chen was a General Manager for Electronic Arts and Glu Mobile. She was also president of the MHL video hardware consortium. She has a PhD in Electrical Engineering from MIT.

kari kostiainen

Kari Kostiainen is Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich and Coordinator of Zurich Information Security and Privacy Center (ZISC). He holds a doctorate in computer science from Aalto University.


Ed Lopez was President of HDMI Licensing LLC and Chief Legal and Administrative Officer at Silicon Image. He was also General Counsel for THX, Terayon Communications, and Resound.

nick peshavaria

Nick Peshavaria has held C-level roles in a variety of organizations including Verisign, Yaana, Hotpyp, and Azaire. As Managing Director of Vodafone he founded multiple telecom consortia.