David Pollington | Head Of Services
GSMA | United Kingdom

David Pollington, Head Of Services, GSMA

David Pollington is a Senior Director at the GSMA, providing technical & strategic steer on identity across a number of GSMA's programmes including Mobile Connect (a worldwide x-MNO authentication & identity initiative), IoT and RCS (business messaging) as well as next generation concepts such as open Decentralised Identity frameworks based on Distributed Ledger Technologies and use of machine learning for fraud mitigation and enabling users to transact more safely online.
Prior to joining the GSMA, David played a key role in the Vodafone R&D leadership, instrumental in driving many of the key technology transitions across the industry as mobile devices evolved from pure telephony devices to the smartphones of today and generating new revenue opportunities for Vodafone.
David graduated from Imperial College, London with a Masters degree (MEng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering and has more than 24 years' experience in the mobile industry.


Identity Week London 2020 - Day 2 @ 09:55

Panel: Digital ID for Global Development

Digital ID has long been seen as an enabler for development and can be used as a solution to humanitarian crises. This session looks at its potential to empower people while also maintaining privacy and security, as well as the developing role of mobile ID in this area.
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT
last published: 13/Nov/20 10:35 GMT

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