Colin Wallis | Executive Director
Kantara Initiative | United Kingdom

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.

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