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One World Identity names top 100 influencers, leaders in global identity industry

List represents change makers from 13 countries in emerging identity space.

SAN FRANCISCO — Jan. 11, 2017 — One World Identity — the news, media, and events hub for every aspect of identity — is proud to announce its 2017 list of the top 100 leaders in the identity space. Recognizing influencers and leaders from across the globe, the list is a who’s who of names you need to know — entrepreneurs, business leaders, change makers, security gurus, privacy advocates and more.

The list of 100 was narrowed down by OWI’s staff and advisory council from over 1,000 nominations submitted via Twitter, LinkedIn, and The majority of trailblazers on the OWI 100 work in the technology industry, with others represented in government, banking and finance.

The 2017 OWI 100 represents pioneers, innovators and pace setters who are working to advance inclusion, improve products and services, keep personal data safe, and to ensure and protect individual privacy. The list ranges from individual entrepreneurs to members of large organizations, and covers both public sector and not-for-profit industry advocates.

The list also includes:

  • Over 30 experts who will be appearing at One World Identity’s K(NO)W Identity Conference in Washington D.C., May 15-17.
  • Identity industry authorities from 6 continents and 13 countries spanning across the globe.
  • 12 different industries are represented, the majority of which come from tech

With the 2017 OWI 100 list in the books, insiders can begin looking forward to the 2018 nomination process, which will begin November 15th, 2017. To get involved, stay tuned to or follow @1worldidentity on Twitter.

Register for the K(NO)W Identity Conference – May 15-17 in Washington D.C.

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About One World Identity:

One World Identity is a team of identity experts driven by a desire to create a neutral platform for leaders in the industry to collaborate, connect, and learn. Its debut event, the K(NO)W Identity Conference, will bring 150 speakers to Washington D.C. May 15-17, 2017.



One World Identity
Cameron D’Ambrosi
Director of News & Media