Digital Credentials: Proving you are you


Digital Credentials: Proving you are you


29TH JUNE 2021 | 12PM (ET)

About the Webinar

A digital credential is a core anchor to making both online and in-person interactions more valuable. With digital credentials on blockchain, we can enable people and businesses to transact with each other in new and different ways. Blockchain’s public and private key capabilities makes it possible to definitively establish identity, opening up possibilities for transformative services. These services will range from digital drivers licenses to professional licensure to COVID health passport. Come learn how IBM is creating the future of digital credentials.


Why digital identity is important?

What is the role of digital identity in the future economy and society?

How IBM is putting digital identity to work in supporting its employees?

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Alex Kaplan

Global Leader, Blockchain and AI for Industry Credentials

Jon Lester

Director Service Delivery Transformation & Automation, Human Resources

Duncan Macrae

Editor in Chief, TechForge Media

Speaker Profiles

Alex Kaplan works with technologies that help people realize their career aspirations. He leads Learning Credential Network (LCN) and IBM’s work on credentials on blockchain. The LCN is a digital credentialing/global skills platform providing people with trust anchored skills earned through education and career that connects them with employment. LCN is one exemplar of a blockchain solution for digital credentials that would also include COVID passport, occupational licenses, business licenses.

Jon Lester is an IBM Human Resources technology expert with over 17 years experience at HR technology strategy advisory, system design and implementation. He has completed over ten major HR and payroll implementations with leading UK and global organisations as lead SME, project manager, or programme manager. Jon is an SAP HR expert,  Workday certified, and a member of the SuccessFactors Partner Edge programme.

Duncan MacRae is an award winning editor with more than 20 years experience in journalism. Having launched his tech journalism career as editor of Arabian Computer News in Dubai, he has since edited an array of tech and digital marketing publications, including Computer Business Review, TechWeekEurope, Figaro Digital, Digit and Marketing Gazette.

Your Roundtable Host

Your roundtable will be independently hosted and moderated by James Bourne, Editor in Chief at TechForge Media.

James is a renowned technology journalist and raconteur. In his role as editor in chief of TechForge Media, he oversees content creation across a series of nine technology and business publications. James was named as one of the top 20 UK technology influencers by Tyto, 2019

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