Identiverse, formerly known as Cloud Identity Summit, today announced the first group of keynote presenters who will take the stage in Boston on June 24-27—for the world’s largest identity conference. Debuting its new name and brand, IdentiverseTM will engage more than 2,000 attendees, including Fortune 1000 CSOs, CXOs, CIOs, government leaders and identity and security professionals in an engaging, thought-provoking, family-friendly setting.
Radical Thought Leaders Address the Challenges of Modern Identity
Featuring over 200 sessions and masterclasses, IdentiverseTM will offer exhibits and presentations from more than 50 vendors. This includes presentations from some of the world’s most influential voices in digital identity, financial services, privacy, healthcare, security, IoT, mobile, architecture and more. Confirmed keynote speakers include:
Andrew McAfee, co-director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, and the Associate Director of the Center for Digital Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management @amcafee
Jonathan Zittrain, George Bemis Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government @zittrain
Taavi Kotka, Former CIO of Estonia @taavikotka
Ian Glazer, Vice President, Identity Product Management, Salesforce and Founder and President of IDPro.org, the industry association for Identity Professionals announced at Cloud Identity Summit 2017 @iglazer
Deneen DeFiore, SVP and Global CISO, General Electric Aviation @deneendefiore
Alex Weinert, General Manager, Identity Security, and Protection, Microsoft @alex_t_weinert
Andre Durand, CEO, Ping Identity @andredurand
“The most prominent news moments of the past year all point back to identity in some way,” said Andre Durand, CEO of Ping Identity, the event host sponsor. “Identiverse encapsulates the fast-evolving ways people are interacting with technology to make their lives easier and more secure. We’re excited about the breadth of leading experts joining us this year giving attendees the opportunity to learn, engage and contribute to the future of identity.”
Introducing New Accreditation
To further enhance the value of professional development and learning opportunities at this year’s conference, Identiverse is excited to be an (ISC)² CPE Submitter. Delegates holding a CISSP, CCSP, HCISPP or other (ISC)² certification can count attendance at Identiverse sessions, keynotes, and masterclasses towards their annual CPE requirement.
Exploring Ways to Get Involved
In addition to Ping Identity hosting the event, IDMWorks, Google, KPMG, Microsoft, and Optiv are also major event sponsors. Attendees can visit with more than 50 vendor sponsors, some of which include: Diamond: IDMWORKS, Google, Microsoft; Founding Security Sponsor: Optiv; Platinum: Auth0, KPMG, Radiant Logic; Gold: ForgeRock, ProofID, SailPoint, Savinyt, SecureAuth + Core Security, ThreatMetrix; Silver: Axiomatics, IDF Connect, Novacoast, Optimal IdM, PlainID, Simeio, Yubico; Exhibitor: CoreBlox, CyberArk, Omada, RSA, Tremolo Security, Family Program: Like Minds Consulting.
Identiverse is still accepting sponsorships. For more information on how to participate in the event, click here.
“Building a more robust and collaborative community around Identity is the best way to enable and secure our increasingly connected future,” said Ian Glazer, IDPro president and VP of identity product management, Salesforce. “Identiverse has played a critical role in emboldening this community over the last eight years, fast-tracking Identity careers, innovations and improvements industry-wide.”