Ep. 246. Insights: Digital Identity

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Ep. 246. Insights: Digital Identity

On today’s show, our hosts Ryan and Laura are going to take a bit of a deep dive into the world of digital identity, what is it, why do we need it and how is it changing? We’ll also look at the future of digital identity and see whether it looks bright or dystopian.

Today's insights show takes a closer look at what it means to have a digital identity and who really controls who you are online?

We speak to the perfect experts to find out:

  • Jamie Smith - Strategic Engagement Director - Evernym
  • Emma Lindley - Senior Director of Digital ID and Money at Visa
  • Vinny Lingham - Co-founder and CEO of Civic
  • Diane Joyce - CTO for the Post Office Identity Services
  • Katryna Dow - Founder and CEO of Meeco

Our hosts dive deep into the issue, finding out what your digital identity actually means, who owns it, who the biggest players in the space are and how you can reclaim it with self-sovereign ID. Laura and Ryan also take a look at how digital identity works globally and how it's set to develop in the future.

This episode was written and produced by Laura Watkins, and co-produced by Petrit Berisha, edited by Michael Bailey.

Special Guests: Diane Joyce, Emma Lindley, Jamie Smith, Katryna Dow, Ryan Garner, and Vinny Lingham.