OIX Blockchain, Identity, Trust and Governance Workshop – London 2018-05-17T18:12:36+00:00

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Workshop Pre-Reads

Accord Project ID: The Smart Legal Contract Identity and Trust Framework Standard
Trust Frameworks for Identity Systems
Vocabulary of Identity Systems Liability

Non-Profit Partners

OpenID Foundation
Distributed Ledger Foundation
Decentralized Identity Foundation
Accord Project

Corporate Sponsors

Hedera Hashgraph
Swirlds
PTB Ventures

SPEAKERS

Don Thibeau
Don ThibeauOpen Identity Exchange & Distributed Ledger Foundation
Don is President and Chairman of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX) and OIX UK/Europe, a non-profit, technology agnostic organization of global leaders from the private and public sectors. OIX is a test bed for business, legal and governance best practices and policies and operates the OIXnet registry. Don is also the Executive Director of the OpenID Foundation, a standards development organization that includes leaders from across industry sectors and governments that collaborate on the development, adoption and deployment of open identity standards. And Don is Acting Chairman of the Distributed Ledger Foundation which is dedicated to establishing the highest standards of trust and governance for distributed ledger technology (DLT). The DLF and its members work together to jointly fund and participate in research and education programs and project initiatives.
Scott David
Scott DavidUniversity of Washington
Scott is the Director of Policy at the Center for Information Assurance and Cybersecurity at University of Washington and was formerly the Executive Director of the Law, Technology, and Arts Group at UW School of Law. Scott is an active member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development, the MIT/KIT Advisory Board, and the Open Identity Exchange Advisory Board.
Helen Disney
Helen DisneyUnblocked
Helen is the CEO and Founder of Unblocked, a hub for Blockchain events, education, and information. Helen was listed in Innovate Finance’s 2016 Women in Fintech Powerlist and referred to by Barclays as a “blockchain guru”. She sits on the Advisory Board of the British Blockchain Association and recently gave evidence to the UK’s All Party Parliamentary Group on Blockchain. Previously, Helen worked on outreach at the Bitcoin Foundation, driving a programme of strategic events to communicate the innovative potential of Bitcoin and blockchain technology to innovators, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and thought leaders.
David Fields
David FieldsPTB Ventures
David is the Founder and Managing Partner of PTB Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in early-stage companies in the digital identity ecosystem. David is a former private equity investment professional and brings over a decade of private investment and advisory experience both to his investors and his portfolio companies at PTB. He began his career as a credit analyst at Citigroup Global Markets and later served on the investment team at Cooper Investment Partners. David graduated from the University of Chicago with a B.A. in Economics and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
Tony Lai
Tony LaiCodeX & Legal.io
Tony Lai is an Entrepreneurial Fellow at the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics (CodeX), where he co-chairs the Blockchain Group, a neutral, collective resource and forum to advance informed perspectives on how blockchain and distributed ledger technologies intersect with existing legal frameworks. As CEO and cofounder of Legal.io, Tony leads a team designing digital identity, referral and review protocols to scale legal access worldwide; working with law firms, regulators and legal service organizations to develop data standards and build client-facing and backend technology for scalable legal service delivery. Prior to Stanford, Tony practiced as a lawyer advising on technology, communications and media industry matters in Europe, Asia and Africa. Tony serves also on the Board of Advisors for the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, and on the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services.
Houman Shadab
Houman ShadabAccord Project Consortium
Houman Shadab is co-director of the Accord Project consortium for open source smart legal contract standards. Houman is also a cofounder of Clause and a prolific and influential expert in law, business, and technology with over a decade of background researching and teaching in academia and public policy at New York Law School, Cornell Tech, and other institutions. He has testified before the federal government several times and is widely published and cited.
Giles Watkins
Giles WatkinsPridium
Giles is an experienced board member with a strong Entrepreneurial and Professional Services background. Giles has deep credentials in Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance and Accounting, Technology Strategy, Risk Management, Privacy, Digital Identity, and Cyber Security across multiple sectors and geographies. He is currently working with early stage businesses to commercialise ground breaking technologies and leading the International Association of Privacy Professionals in the UK.

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