Inside Good ID Podcast Series - Listen Now

  • Podcast
  • 8 May 2019

The six-part "Inside Good ID" podcast series explores the future of identification in a digital world

In each episode, host Jonathan Tanner is joined by a digital identity expert to discuss everything from technology and emerging opportunities to ID policy and real-life examples of digital identification in action.

Experts include:

  • Manju George, Head of Platform Services, Digital Economy and Society at the World Economic Forum
  • Ken Banks, Head of Social Impact at Yoti, developer of FrontlineSMS, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer
  • Titi Akinsanmi, Berkman Klein Fellow at Harvard University
  • Dr. Edgar Whitley, Associate Professor at the London School of Economics
  • Paula Gil Baizan, an independent humanitarian advisor who specialises in how technology is changing the humanitarian aid system.

You can tune in on iTunes, SoundCloud and Acast.

Episode summaries

Introduction

Host Jonathan Tanner welcomes listeners to the six-part Inside Good ID series and introduces the themes that will be explored through conversations with some of the world’s leading digital identity experts.

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1. Manju George: What does "Good ID" look like?

Manju George, Head of Platform Services, Digital Economy and Society at the World Economic Forum, talks to Jonathan Tanner about what digital identity is, the opportunities and risks it raises, and what “Good ID” looks like.

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2. Ken Banks: The potential of technology and digital identity

Ken Banks, Head of Social Impact at Yoti, developer of FrontlineSMS, and a National Geographic Emerging Explorer, talks about the technology underpinning the emergence of digital identity, centralized versus decentralized systems, and how tech has the potential to change our approach to identification.

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3. Titi Akinsanmi: Governments, public services and Good ID

Titi Akinsanmi, Berkman Klein Fellow at Harvard University, joins Inside Good ID to talk about how governments can harness the potential of digital identity to deliver better public services, how companies should be regulated to make sure they look after our data responsibly, and much more.

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4. Dr. Edgar Whitley: Digital identity and trust

Dr. Edgar Whitley, Associate Professor at the London School of Economics, joins Inside Good ID to explore the critical role trust plays in digital identity systems, and what could go wrong if ID issuers fail to deliver systems which protect and promote the best interests of citizens.

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5. Paula Gil Baizan: Technology, identity and the humanitarian aid system

Paula Gil Baizan, an independent humanitarian advisor who specializes in how technology is changing the humanitarian aid system, talks to Inside Good ID host Jonathan Tanner about the use of digital identity in humanitarian crises, and explores how digital identity systems are changing how humanitarian relief is provided.

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6. Quick-fire questions with Good ID experts

A line-up of digital identity experts from the fields of technology, academia, policy, and humanitarian aid answer quick-fire questions about Good ID and digital identity.

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