Digital Identity in Canada
Here are 23 Canadian Digital Identity people and organisations you definitely should follow
Canada is one of the countries on the forefront of Digital Identity initiatives. Whether through governmental or private endeavours there are exciting developments happening in this space as we speak.
To make life easier for you, we compiled a list of Canadian people and organisations you definitely should follow if you’re interested in Digital Identity, Self-Sovereign Identity and Blockchain.
Joni BrennanPresident of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)
Tim BoumaSenior Policy Analyst for Identity Management at Treasury Board Secretariat of the Government of Canada
John JordanExecutive Director, Emerging Digital Initiatives, Province of British Columbia
Mike BrownDirector of Product Innovation at ATB Financial
Darrell O'DonnellCTO at CULedger
Stephen CurranTechnical Architect and DevOps Specialist on the BC Government's Open Source Verifiable Organizations Network
Teresa D'AndreaDirector GC Digital Exchange at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Ken McMillanActing Director, Digital Identity at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, and co-chair of DIACC’s Trust Framework Expert Committee (TFEC)
Melissa TeasdaleExecutive Director, Digital Service Directorate
Imraan BashirExecutive Director, Cyber Security & Digital Identity at Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Allan FosterDIACC Director and VP of Global Partner Success at ForgeRock
Patrick CormierVice-President of Digital Transformation at Notarius, and Chair of DIACC’s Innovation Expert Committee (IEC)
Marc BrouillardChief Technology Officer for the Government of Canada
Stevan LewisSenior Vice-President of Digital Transformation at Sun Life Financial
Chris RaczkowskiCEO & Director of Lynx Ltd
Charles EckertNational Lead, IAM and Digital Identity at PwC Canada
Andre BoysenChief Identity Officer at SecureKey
Canadian Organisations involved in Digital Identity
Alberta Credentials Ecosystem
The Verifiable Organizations Network
Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada
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