David is director of Identitas Consulting, working in digital transformation, specifically the areas of identity management and cybersecurity, data protection and privacy regulation as well as emerging technologies including artificial intelligence and distributed ledger technologies.
He has worked in senior management positions across a wide range of companies in Europe and North America from start-ups (Soft-Switch, Metamerge) to global brands (Lotus Development, IBM, Nokia Siemens Networks and Ericsson) as well as University College London.
David is currently a senior consultant with Trust in Digital Life association, a principal consulting analyst with TechVision Research, chief evangelist with iGrant.io, and, until recently, executive director of the Open Identity Exchange (OIX). He is work package leader for dissemination and communication in the CyberSec4Europe and CSI-COP H2020 projects, and task leader for Open Banking road mapping and use case demonstrators in CyberSec4Europe.
He is currently co-authoring books on ‘Data Privacy’ and ‘The Workplace of the Future’, both of which will be published in late 2021.
David has a BA from the University of Manchester and a D.Phil. from the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford.
ECSO is proud to announce that the call is now open for startups to attend the 10th Cyber Investor Days and compete for the European Cybersecurity STARtup Award. Selected startups will win the chance to pitch their innovative cybersecurity solutions and hold B2B meetings with leading investors and corporations from Europe and beyond at ECSO’s Cyber Investor Days, taking place on 1 and 2 December 2021 in Helsinki, Finland.