Colin Wallis | Executive Director
Kantara Initiative

Colin Wallis, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative

Colin is the Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative, the global ‘commons’ non-profit consortium passionate about giving control of personal data back to people, through industry innovation, standardization and good practice. Attracting established and emerging organizations, governments and individuals to its open collaborative ethos, Kantara operates Trust Frameworks to assess and assure digital identity and privacy solution service providers and is the home of 2 open specifications selected in the top 5 trends for 2018 - Kantara UMA, the OAuth extension for user-controlled delegation, and Kantara Consent Receipt.  Colin's combined public and private sector background in online identity and privacy builds on 15 years of contribution to international standards and consortia, Colin maintains leadership positions in OECD ITAC and ISO SC27 in topics around digital Trust, Privacy and Identity.


Identity Week Asia Day 1 @ 10:45

Identity Myth Busters

ID Crowd & friends will debunk common myths and misunderstandings of digital identity by exploring misconceptions with reference to actual scenarios taken from experiences delivering digital identity in the real world.

Identity Week Asia Day 1 @ 14:00


Should centralising data into single stores be outlawed in light of increased data breach reporting?

Identity Week Asia Day 1 @ 16:15

Digital Identity Standards

With national and international standards on identity ever-evolving, how do we ensure consistency, interoperability and compatibility?

Identity Week Asia Day 2 @ 15:40

Trusted privacy-enhancing identity delivered? Where's the evidence?

last published: 07/Oct/19 05:05 GMT

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