Inclusion Through Technology

Empowerment Capital Co-Founder Amit Sharma and Onfido CEO Husayn Kassai discuss: the need for new identity verification technology (1:46), the precursor to financial exclusion (4:30), applying new technology to existing risk frameworks (6:05), the impetus for Onfido’s founding (10:50), the regulatory response to new technologies (12:40), the UK’s regulatory sandbox (15:55), tensions between risk/compliance and onboarding new customers (21:00), Empowerment Capital’s approach to change (24:20), and unanticipated uses for Onfido’s technology (25:23).

Cameron D’Ambrosi @dambrosi

Amit Sharma – Co-Founder, Empowerment Capital
Husayn Kassai -CEO, Onfido @HusaynKassai

Empowerment Capital

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Cameron D’Ambrosi is One World Identity’s Director of News and Media, and host of the State of Identity podcast. Previously a Manager with Deloitte, Cameron has over 9 years of combined regulatory, consulting, and AML experience. An avid technologist and gourmand, Cameron lives in New York City with his girlfriend Lizzy.
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