The Economist Event Sponsored by Onfido: The accelerated shift to a contactless world

December 3, 2020 Paul Jarratt

We are delighted to announce that Onfido is sponsoring a two-day virtual event hosted by The Economist. A whole new (contactless) world: The rise of digital identity will host interactive panel discussions and keynote addresses, welcoming 2,000 global business leaders in technology, innovation, strategy and customer experience, from December 8th-9th 2020. 

Mike Tuchen, CEO of Onfido, will be joined by an accomplished speaker faculty for the two-day event, including an opening keynote by Anne Chow, CEO of AT&T Business. They will discuss how accelerating digital transformation agendas and speeding up the adoption and implementation of contactless technology is shaping the future of most industries. 

With a view to identify solutions and tackle the challenges of this digital shift, sessions will address multiple sectors including banking, travel, leisure and entertainment, health care, cybersecurity, and digital democracy, to offer key findings on how to stay ahead of the technological curve and put into operation the mandate to inclusively build back better in an increasingly contactless world. 

The speaker lineup features experts and key voices from organisations who have put contactless at the forefront of their growth and development strategy including: 

  • Anne Chow, Chief executive officer, AT&T Business

  • Sheila Nix, President, Tusk Philanthropies

  • Vincenzo Aquaro, Chief of digital government, United Nations

  • Lakshmi Hanspal, Global chief security officer, Box

  • Asheesh Birla, General manager, RippleNet

  • Ariane Gorin, President, Expedia Business Services

  • Sarah Wilkinson, Chief executive, NHS Digital

  • Mike Tuchen, Chief executive officer, Onfido

  • John Halamka, President, Mayo Clinic Platform

  • Joakim Hultin, Chief executive and co-founder, Sidehide

  • Siim Siikut, Government CTO, deputy secretary-general of IT & telecom, Republic of Estonia

  • Paul Taylor, Chief executive and founder, Thought Machine

  • Laurent Gaveau, Head of lab, Google Cultural Institute

  • Jereon Tas, Chief innovation and strategy officer, Philips Healthcare

  • Jan Neutze, Senior director of digital diplomacy; Head of cybersecurity & democracy, Microsoft 

  • Ali Parsa, Chief executive, babylon

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