Featured Keynote Speaker

Dr. Whitfield Diffie

Co-inventor of Public Key Cryptography
Senior Advisor, Uniken

Dr. Whitfield Diffie is one of the world’s preeminent cryptographers and a co-discoverer of Public Key Encryption. A computer scientist, mathematician and author, Diffie is winner of the 2015 Turing Award, often referred to as the Nobel Prize of Computing. Among his other honors, Diffie is also an elected Foreign Member of the Royal Society, a IEEE Hamming Medal winner, winner of the Franklin Institute’s Louis E Levy medal, a Fellow of the Computer History Museum and a Marconi Foundation Fellow. In 2011, Dr. Diffie was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Diffie received a B.S. in Mathematics from M.I.T. He also holds both an honorary doctorate from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and a Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) from Royal Holloway, University of London.

Keynote Speakers

keynote Joy Chik Corporate Vice President of Identity, Microsoft
keynote Whit Diffie Co-inventor of Public Key Cryptography & Senior Advisor, Uniken
keynote Stina Ehrensvärd CEO and Founder, Yubico
keynote Mark Risher Senior Director of Product Management, Security and Privacy, Google


speaker Jim Routh Chief Information Security Officer, Head of Enterprise Cyber Security, MassMutual
speaker Christian Aabye Member of the Board of Managers, EMVCo
speaker Asad Ali Technologist, Thales
speaker Lorrayne Auld Principal ICAM Emerging Technology Engineer, MITRE Corporation
speaker Anand Bahety Lead Software Engineer for Identity, eBay
speaker Annie C. Bai Global Privacy Lead, Socure
speaker James Barclay Senior Security Engineer, Cruise
speaker Rob Carter Director, Product Development for Identity Solutions, Mastercard
speaker Jerrod Chong Chief Solutions Officer, Yubico
speaker Nathanael Coffing CSO, Cloudentity
speaker Jackie Comp VP, Worldwide Sales and Business Development, Nok Nok Labs
speaker Brett McDowell Executive Director Hedera Council & Special Advisor FIDO Alliance
speaker Yves Massard Product Marketing Director, HID Global
speaker Alain Martin Head of Consulting & Industry Relations, Banking & Payment Services, Thales
speaker Dr. Giridhar D. Mandyam Chief Security Architect, Qualcomm
speaker Dr. Rolf Lindemann Vice President, Products Nok Nok
speaker Cisa Kurian Senior Security Advisor, CVS Health
speaker Akshay Kumar Senior Software Engineer, Microsoft
speaker Sridhar Kotamraju SVP, Head of Digital Identity & Fraud at PNC
speaker Manish Khedawat Lead Security Engineer for Identity & Access Management, Target
speaker Dinesh Katyal Director Product Financial Data Exchange
speaker Christina Hulka Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, FIDO Alliance
speaker Ashish Jain Head of Identity, eBay
speaker Aakashi Kapoor Senior Project Manager, Microsoft
speaker Andrew Hindle Independent Consultant
speaker Rae Hayward Certification Director, FIDO Alliance
speaker Jeremy Grant Coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition
speaker Jeff Frederick Senior Solutions Engineer, Yubico, Inc.
speaker Joost van Dijk Technical Product Manager, SURF
speaker Jamie Danker Director of Privacy, Easy Dynamics Corp
speaker Shannon Dahn Chief of the Privacy Section & FDIC’s Office of the Chief Information Security Officer
speaker Marcio Mello Director & Head of Product Management – Intuit Identity & Profile Platform
speaker Koichi Moriyama Senior Director of Product Innovation, Product Department, NTT DOCOMO, INC.
speaker Sridhar Muppidi CTO, IBM Security Systems
speaker Arshad Noor CTO, StrongKey
speaker Joan Pepin Chief Security Officer, Auth0
speaker Nataraj Rao Principle Engineer for Security Solutions, Target
speaker Mike Sager Chief Technology Officer, EMILY’s List
speaker Nat Sakimura Chairman, Open ID Foundation
speaker Koen Sandbrink Cyber Security Advisor, National Cyber Security Centre of the Netherlands (NCSC-NL)
speaker Andrew Shikiar Executive Director and Chief Marketing Officer at FIDO Alliance
speaker Bojan Simic Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, HYPR
speaker Alex Simons Corporate Vice President for Identity Program Management, Microsoft
speaker Nick Steele R&D Technical Leader, Duo
speaker Don Thibeau Executive Director, OPENID Foundation
speaker Amy Ulrich Security Advisor, CVS Health Global Security
speaker Randy Vanderhoof Director, U.S. Payments Forum
speaker Shane Weeden Senior Technical Staff Member, IBM
speaker Conor White President of the Americas, Daon
speaker Steve Wilson Managing Director, Lockstep Technologies
speaker Bernd Zwattendorfer Technical Marketing Manager, Infineon

Stay tuned… more speakers to be announced soon!