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MWC18 Seminar: Data Attributes as the New Digital Identity Currency


February 26 @ 11:00 am
February 26 @ 1:00 pm
Fira Barcelona Gran Via
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Avinguda de Joan Carles I, 64, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona, Spain

During this seminar we will focus on how attributes are becoming the new digital identity currency and how cross border identity transactions will shape ecommerce. A number of distinguished experts from the industry will focus on how with the raise of the digital transactions, organisations need stronger identity authenticators to allow users to complete these transactions. Especially within the financial sector, the use of attributes can allow companies to simplify and yet strengthen the security of transactions.


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Mobile Connect Seminar: Attributes as the new digital identity currency
Monday 26 February, 11:00-13:00 
Time Agenda Speakers
11:00 – 11:10 Overview of the changing identity market Marie Austenaa, GSMA
11:10 – 11:20 Global side of attributes: overview of global demand Ravish Patel, BICS
11:20 – 11:30 U.S. Mobile Authentication Taskforce and the drive toward a trusted, identity enabled digital future for our customers • Aparna Khurjekar, Verizon
• Johannes Jaskolski, AT&T
11:30- 11:40 Digital identity attributes in Europe Patrice Slupowski, Orange
11:40 – 12:15 Panel discussion: How are attributes helping to monetise the digital identity space in the UK?
• Atredeev Banerjee, Danal
• Duncan Sturdy, Three
• Fraser King, Vodafone
• Glyn Povah, O2
• Jennie Avery, EE
• Stephen Ufford, Trulioo
• Marie Austenaa, GSMA (moderator)
12:15-12:25 An analysis of the market opportunity for cross border transactions Dr Jesse Weltevreden, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
12:25-13:00 Panel discussion: The trend towards new age cross-border transactions
• Andrzej Ochocki, Deutsche Telekom
• Andy Doyoung Kim, SKT
• Keiron Dalton, Aspect
• Stacy Stubblefield, TeleSign
• Marie Austenaa, GSMA (moderator)


Dr Jesse Weltevreden

Professor of Digital Commerce, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences

Jesse Weltevreden is professor of Digital Commerce at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS). Weltevreden is also Director Research of the Ecommerce Foundation, an international non-profit organisation ‒ initiated by national e-commerce associations and e-commerce companies worldwide ‒ that produces key facts and research in the field of e-commerce.

As manager of the Digital Commerce Research Group and Director Research, he coordinates and contributes to (quantitative) research projects of the AUAS and Ecommerce Foundation and research cooperation with external institutions and the industry. Weltevreden has published mainly about the implications of e-commerce for consumer behaviour, retailing, shopping locations, and mobility both nationally and internationally. His latest research projects focus on the role of digital marketing for future proofing town centres, cross-border e-commerce in Europe, digital transformation in the retail sector and corporate interference with consumer-to-consumer online interactions.

Keiron Dalton

Global Program Senior Director, Aspect

Johannes Jaskolski

Assistant VP of Identity and Access Management, AT&T

Johannes Jaskolski oversees AT&T’s end-to-end identity and access management program which covers over 200 million identities and all AT&T lines of business.

Johannes is an Assistant Vice President in AT&T’s Chief Security Office with over 20 years of emerging technology and cybersecurity experience. In his current role, Johannes is AT&T’s identity and access management program and product owner, responsible for formulating strategy, capabilities, and architecture in close partnership with key business and technology stakeholders.

Previously, Johannes served as a Distinguished Member of the CSO Technical Staff and led the development of AT&T’s identity and access management strategy and platform architecture, including the identity integration for the DIRECTV merger. His mobile centric platform strategy was awarded the 2016 ISE North America Project Winner award in the commercial category.


Ravish Patel

Senior Product Manager, BICS

Ravish Patel is a Mobile identity evangelist – passionate about briding the web world with the mobile community. He conceptulaised the Mobile Identity programme at BICS to create a global marketplace for mobile data attributes. He has 12+ years of experience in Fraud & Risk Management for global Web companies and Mobile carriers in more than 30 countries. Ravish has been an active participant in several other GSMA working groups including the Fraud & Security group conducting workshops & delivering presentation on topics related to mobile frauds.

Ravish leads the Innovation & Identity services within the BICS product organisation. He has incubated and delivered new products resulting in multi million dollar savings for the customers. He has been strong advocate on data privacy and GDPR at BICS.

Atredeev Banerjee

VP of Mobile Identity Products, Danal

Andrzej Ochocki

Leiter Identity Management, Deutsche Telekom

Jennie Avery

Head of Product Partnerships, EE

Marie Austenaa

VP and Head of Identity Business Development, GSMA

Marie Austenaa leads the GSMA Identity programme. The aim of this programme is to drive forward a global standard for a mobile identity solution that protects the privacy of end users while leveraging network assets and inherent security of mobile operators. Marie has many years’ experience working in strategy and business development including start-ups for Vodafone and Telenor.

Glyn Povah

New Business Development, O2

Patrice Slupowski

VP of Digital Innovation, Orange

Andy Kim

Project Leader, SK Telecom

Stacy Stubblefield

Vice President of Product Strategy, TeleSign

Stacy Stubblefield is a Co-founder of TeleSign and serves as its Vice President of Product Strategy. In her role, she helps drives TeleSign’s product strategy and identify developing opportunities for innovation within the company. She also works with the office of the CPO, ensuring that TeleSign delivers groundbreaking technology that best addresses market needs.

As part of TeleSign’s founding team, Stacy was instrumental in conceptualizing and developed its platform and patented technology. While developing TeleSign’s technology, she also oversaw an engineering team at an internet incubator that launched several fast-growing web properties. She remains an active consultant advising internet start-ups and consumer product sites.

Duncan Sturdy

Project Manager, Three

Stephen Ufford

CEO, Trulioo

Stephen Ufford has founded and successfully sold several data-focused startups during his career. In 2011, he launched his fourth startup, Trulioo, to help build a layer of trust and safety online, and with the mission to provide access to financial services to the billions of unbanked individuals around the globe. As a serial tech entrepreneur in the identity space, Stephen is well versed on the challenges and opportunities affiliated with identity verification, data privacy, risk and fraud prevention, and the ever-changing regulatory changes that impact emerging startups and global enterprises that have customers worldwide.

Named to CNBC’s 2017 Disruptor 50 list, Trulioo is a leading RegTech company providing global identity and business verification online for over 4.5 billion people and 250 million companies in over 100 countries through a single solution and contract. Trulioo helps businesses and organizations meet regional and international AML/KYC compliance obligations with increased efficiencies and reduced costs for scalability.


Fraser King

Head of Mobile Identity and Location Insight, Vodafone Enterprise

Fraser is responsible for the development and deployment of Vodafone UK’s overall commercial data strategy.

Having founded Vodafone’s Location Insight and Mobile Identity businesses’ applied understanding of the opportunities and challenges FTSE 100 companies faces in becoming more data-centric and commercialising data assets. With over 15 years’ experience in telecoms and software, Fraser has extensive experience transforming markets and driving change from technology based products and propositions.


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