For the opening episode of ‘Identikit Sequent X’, Michelle Dennedy welcomes Kaliya Young, also known as The Identity Woman, to SmarterMarkets™ for our latest series examining the evolution of digital identity, and how self-sovereign identity, specifically, can advance a consent-based economy.
Kaliya is one of the world’s leading experts in self-sovereign identity and identity on the blockchain. She is the co-author of ‘A Comprehensive Guide to Self-Sovereign Identity’ and is widely known as The Identity Woman; also the name of her blog and twitter handle. Ms. Young has committed her life to the development of an open standards-based internet layer that empowers and enables the people and was named one of the most influential women in tech by Fast Company Magazine.
Our latest series ‘Identikit Sequent X’ continues as Michelle Dennedy welcomes Jim Reavis, Co-Founder and CEO of the Cloud Security Alliance to the podcast to examine the role of digital identity management in advancing a secure cloud-based economy.
For many years, Jim Reavis has worked in the information security industry as an entrepreneur, writer, speaker, technologist and business strategist. His innovative thinking about emerging security trends have been published and presented widely throughout the industry and have influenced many.
As the driving force behind the Cloud Security Alliance, Jim is helping shape the future of information security and related technology industries and has been named as one of the Top 10 global cloud computing leaders by SearchCloudComputing.com.
For the latest chapter of ‘Identikit Sequent X’, Michelle Dennedy joins Tim McCreight, Managing Director of Enterprise Security at CP Rail, to discuss the role of digital identity in securing the modern enterprise.
Tim is the current Managing Director of Enterprise Security at CP Rail and former Chief Security Officer at the City of Calgary and Chief Information Security Officer at the Government of Alberta.
As a self-proclaimed Enterprise Security Risk Management evangelist, he has almost 40-years of proven experience designing and implementing security programs using a risk based, business-focused approach.
Michelle Dennedy welcomes Sarah Clark, Senior Vice President of Digital Identity at Mastercard to the podcast as we continue to examine the evolution of digital identity and how self-sovereign identity, specifically, can help bring trust and privacy back into a consent-based economy.
Sarah and her team are laying down a global interoperable re-usable Digital Identity network at Mastercard and she believes that trust and identity are the foundation to the continued expansion of secure and empowered digital user experiences.
For the fifth episode of ‘Identikit Sequent X’, host Michelle Dennedy welcomes Ruby Zefo, Uber’s first Chief Privacy Officer, to examine the future of a consent-based economy and how consumers can take back ownership and control of their personal data and digital identities.
Ruby believes that privacy and security work best together as a dynamic duo — optimizing both when possible, and when one must sacrifice for the other, understanding all considerations in context. Her team’s mission is to drive Uber’s efforts to be a trusted steward of users’ personal data in every market where Uber operates. She is also co-chair of the Women at Uber Employee Resource Group. Prior to joining Uber, Ruby was a Vice President at Intel Corporation where she served as Chief Privacy & Security Counsel, Group Counsel for the Artificial Intelligence Products Group, and Group Counsel for Intel Security.
The sixth episode of ‘Identikit Sequent X’ brings host Michelle Dennedy and Kunal Anand, Chief Technology Officer at Imperva and former Worldwide Director of Technology at BBC together to examine how technology can be designed and applied to deliver trust, transparency and consent into our post-surveillance economy.
Kunal Anand is the Chief Technology Officer of Imperva, a San Mateo based enterprise security technology company that serves over 6,200 customers world-wide; including seven of the top ten US commercial banks.
Previously, he served as the Director of Technology at the BBC Worldwide, overseeing engineering and operations across the company’s global Digital Entertainment and Gaming initiatives. Kunal also has several years of experience leading security, data and engineering at Gravity, MySpace and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
His work has been featured in Wired Magazine and Fast Company and he continues to develop the patented security technologies that powers both Imperva and Prevoty’s; a company he co-founded; core products.
An information scientist by training, Dr. King is a recognized expert and scholar in information privacy. Sitting at the intersection of human-computer interaction, law, and the social sciences, her research examines the public’s understanding and expectations of online privacy as well as the policy implications of emerging technologies.
Most recently, her research explored alternatives to notice and consent with the World Economic Forum, the impact of California’s new privacy laws, and dark patterns. Her past work includes projects focusing on social media, genetic privacy, mobile application platforms, the Internet of Things (IoT), and digital surveillance. Her scholarship has been recognized for its impact on policymaking by the Future of Privacy Forum, and she has been an invited speaker before the Federal Trade Commission at several Commission workshops.
Dr. King has been featured in numerous publications and outlets, including The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Wired, Recode, CNBC, Bloomberg, CNET, Vox, NBC News, MIT Technology Review, among others, and previously served as the Director of Consumer Privacy at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School and as Co-director of the Center for Technology, Society, and Policy; a graduate student led research center at UC Berkeley.
For the seventh episode of ‘Identikit Sequent X’, host Michelle Dennedy sits down with Emma Lindley, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Women in Identity, a not-for-profit organization focused on developing talent and diversity in the digital identity industry.
Over a career of 16 years in identity, Emma has held various executive level roles; most recently as the Head of Identity and Risk at Visa. Ms. Lindley was instrumental in the commercial development of GB Group’s position in the identity market in 2003 and has been recognized in the Innovate Finance Powerlist for Women; KNOW Identity Top 100 leaders in Identity; 100 Women in Tech Awards in and was voted CEO of the year at the KNOW Identity Awards.
Emma has an MBA from Manchester Business School and completed her thesis in Competitive Strategy in the Identity Market.
On the season finale of ‘Identikit Sequent X’, Michelle Dennedy sits down with Jules Polonetsky, the Founder and CEO of Future of Privacy; a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization that serves as a catalyst for privacy leadership and scholarship; advancing principled data practices in support of emerging technologies.
The Future of Privacy Forum is supported by the Chief Privacy Officers of more than 185 leading companies, several foundations, as well as by an advisory board composed of the country’s leading academics and advocates. In addition to his current role at the FPF, Jules also serves as Chairman of the International Digital Accountability Council and as Co-Chairman of the Israel Tech Policy Institute. He is co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of Consumer Privacy and previously served as Chief Privacy Officer at AOL and as the Consumer Affairs Commissioner for New York City.