Gautam Hazari is the Technical Director in GSMA and is the Chief Architect for the Mobile Connect proposition. He works with the mobile operators around the world on mobile identity and also with the extended industry, standards and regulatory bodies on the identity ecosystem. Gautam has been working in the telecom industry for the last 20 years on various domains including Identity, Network APIs, M2M, Charging and Payments, Security etc. and holds patents on Identity and access control area. He is a Blockchain enthusiast and thought leader and is working with Industry players on Digital Identity and Blockchain on various use cases.