Thank you for a great KNOW Identity 2018!

The premier global event for the identity industry, the KNOW Identity Conference is the nexus for identity innovation, offering a uniquely differentiated, powerful, and immersive event that convenes the world’s most influential organizations and smartest minds across industries to shape the future of identity.

With 1,150+ attendees, 300+ organizations, 100+ speakers, and 30+ countries represented, the conference is designed to spark innovation by facilitating conversations between people from different backgrounds and organizations of all size.

The KNOW Identity Conference was held March 26-28, 2018 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.

Read more below about the winners of the KNOW Identity Awards, Startup Pitch, and Hackathon. Click here to view photos from KNOW 2018.

KNOW 2018 Hackathon Winner

This year’s winner of the KNOW Identity hackathon was digiPORT. Competitors were given 24 hours to develop solutions that solve a critical identity and personal data challenge competing for the grand prize of $25,000. Developers, hackers, and creatives, built innovative apps, insights and personalized experiences on the consent access private sharing platform, available on iOS (Swift) and Android (Java).

KNOW 2018 Startup Pitch Winner

The KNOW Identity Startup Pitch Competition featured dozens of the world’s leading early-stage startups in cybersecurity, trust and safety, and IoT an opportunity to compete on a live on-stage battle. The winning start-up, Juru, a decentralized identity platform that verifies an individual’s identity and provides them with a cryptographic key, received the cash prize of $10,000.

The KNOW Identity Awards 2018 Winners

The KNOW Awards recognized and celebrated the most compelling startups, individuals, and identity organizations of the year. “It’s time that the contributions of those working tirelessly to advance the identity industry are publicly recognized,” said Travis Jarae, CEO of One World Identity. “We hope that the KNOW Awards serve to inspire the next generation of identity leaders and innovators.”