17 October 2019
Identity: What’s Needed For The City?
Speaker: Hugh Morris, CEO ChainZy
Background:Hugh Morris, has over 35 years’ business experience and has deep expertise in technology and financial services. He specializes in leading IT and business services companies, delivering profitable entrepreneurial growth.
Hugh will provide an update to an early 2019 report published by Z/Yen’s Long Finance reseach programme, entitled “Identity & Smart Ledgers (KYC & AML)”. The event will offer the opportunity to join the discussion on the findings of the report, which shows how identity management and authentication systems can make use of leading technology, such as smart ledgers, as well as to explore the social, economic, and political implications of their use. The research provides alternative models for practical identity management and authentication, and suggests considerations for policy makers, regulators, businesses, and individuals, both for the present and looking forward.