Blockchain and the Future of Digital Identity
Author: Brian Behlendorf, Stephen Curran, Nathan George
Release Date: May 11, 2021
Blockchain Research Institute Executive Chairman Don Tapscott moderated a panel discussion of digital identity—the self-sovereign identity, verifiable credentials, immunity passports, blockchain-based wallets, and more—featuring Brian Behlendorf, general manager for blockchain, healthcare, and identity at the Linux Foundation and executive director of Hyperledger; Stephen Curran, a principal of Cloud Compass Computing and a software developer and DevOps veteran; and Nathan George, senior director of engineering for the protocol team at Kiva Microfunds. This is an edited transcript of their candid conversation.