Colin Wallis
Kantara Inititiative Inc

Colin is the Executive Director of the Kantara Initiative Inc, a unique global ‘commons’ that operates conformity assessment, assurance and grant of Trust Marks against de-jure standards under its Trust Framework program whilst in parallel nurturing ‘beyond-the-state-of-the-art’ ideas and developing specifications to transform the state of digital identity and personal data agency domains. Kantara is home to open source specifications UMA - the User Managed Access OAuth profile for privacy respecting user controlled delegated authorisation - and the Consent Receipt. Colin's combined public and private sector background in online identity and privacy builds on 20 years of contribution to international standards and consortia, Colin maintains leadership positions in OECD ITAC and ISO SC27 in topics around Information Security, Privacy and Trusted Identity.

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