Join an exceptional panel of global identity leaders for a discussion of international trends and innovations. Panelists include representatives from Encap Security (Norway), Morpho (Europe and the Middle East) and Kantara (Global)
Aran Hamiton, Moderator A successful entrepreneur, Aran is the President and Co-Founder of Vantage. Vantage tracks the heartbeat of thousands of brands and retailers in over 100 countries around the world, and uses machine learning and predictive analytics to automatically build marketing campaigns that drive sales. As one of Canada’s leading digital and mobile economy strategists, with a focus on predictive analytics and marketing automation, Aran has spent the past two decades working with retailers, payment networks, banks, and wireless carriers to shape Canada’s ecommerce environment.
Allan Foster PRESIDENT (Kantara Initiative) VICE PRESIDENT (Community at ForgeRock Inc.)
Allan Foster is the president of the Kantara Initiative and is a sought after speaker at international technical conferences. Allan is also VP Global Partner Enablement at ForgeRock. As one of the founders of ForgeRock, he helped build ForgeRock into a multinational Identity Management software vendor with offices on four continents. In the twenty years prior to ForgeRock, Allan founded and ran a successful small consulting business focusing on the Identity Management space, with a global client base. With a small and dedicated staff, Guru Associates built a reputation for delivering projects on time, and under budget. After the founding of ForgeRock in 2009, Allan helped build the company in a variety of positions and responsibilities. Last year saw Allan relocating to Singapore to help establish and grow the new Asia Pacific region, putting both his technical knowledge, as well as his understanding of the business drivers to use. He served as VP of the Region as well as representing the CTO within the region. Allan shares a home in Washougal WA, (Close to Portland) with Nilou, his long time partner. He enjoys playing with technology, and is a licensed pilot, motorcyclist, ham radio operator, scuba diver, and has his offshore coast guard certification. He rides an antique Honda Goldwing 1100, when the weather allows!
Paal Kaperdal is a financial services executive and industry thought leader with 20+ years of experience driving innovation and performance in digital channels, payments, operations leadership and product management. He has broad experience creating and implementing strategies for integrated financial services leveraging online and mobile capabilities. He has led digital strategy transformations at TD Bank Group and BB&T—creating industry-leading services from the ground up. Paal possesses a distinctive combination of business acumen and technology comprehension that leads to innovative, game-changing solutions and sustainable organizational capabilities.
Jérémie Leroyer GENERAL MANAGER MOBILE PAYMENT - MORPHO
Jérémie Leroyer is the General Manager of the Mobile Payment business unit (e.g. AIRTAG) at MORPHO. Based in New York, Jérémie is also in charge of MORPHO DSA (Digital Solutions) sales for USA and Canada. This includes Biometrics, Identity, Mobile Payments and Authentication.
Jérémie joined MORPHO following the acquisition of AIRTAG in November 2015. As CEO, Jérémie helped grow AIRTAG into become a leading provider of mobile payment solutions for banks and retailers, such as KFC, Carrefour, Credit Mutuel, BNP, MasterCard and Discover.
Jérémie is a serial entrepreneur who was inspired by the use of mobile technology in Japan. Knowing that smartphones would change the way that consumers shop and pay, Jérémie founded AIRTAG in 2006 with CTO Cyril Porteret. Prior to AIRTAG, Jérémie
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What Attendees are saying
“The only conference in Canada where one can meet the who’s who of knowledgeable people and champions of digital identity to discuss the real issues and opportunities in this space.” Dave Nikolejsin, Deputy Minister of Energy and Mines at Government of British Columbia
“A fantastic platform bringing together Canadian thought leaders and key industry experts to promote innovation in digital identity and authentication.” Mike Vanderkaden, VP Corporate Development, Equifax Canada