Heather Vescent

CEO; The Purple Tornado
Heather Vescent is a widely-recognized industry thought leader and futurist with more than a decade of experience delivering strategic intelligence consulting to governments, corporations, and entrepreneurs. As Founder, President and CEO of The Purple Tornado, Heather has demonstrated expertise in a range of fields including trends in the future of money, economies, identity, wearable tech, relationships, augmented intelligence, IoT, cybersecurity, and humanity.

Heather’s research has been covered in the New York Times, CNN, American Banker, CNBC, Fox, and the Atlantic. She is co-author of the Cyber Attack Survival Manual as well as The Comprehensive Guide to Self Sovereign Identity. Her work has won multiple awards from the Association of Professional Futurists.


Heather's Session:

Tuesday, June 09 | 4:30 - 4:55 pm
Deep Fakes, Digital Identity and Democracy: Why Digital Identity is Important to Election Security

Being new to identiverse, I was happy to see sessions for all types of workers, technical and functional alike.

— Andrew Chanthaphone