Speaker details

Andre Boysen

Director & Treasurer / Chief Identity Officer

DIACC / SecureKey Technologies

Andre is responsible for positioning SecureKey’s growth strategy, cultivating opportunities in new and existing markets, and promoting demand for the company’s solutions globally. He serves as SecureKey’s digital identity evangelist. He has been recognized as a global leader in digital identity by One World Identity (2017) and Innovate Identity (2016). Andre serves as a board member and treasurer of the Digital Identity and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) and the Kantara initiative.

Prior to joining SecureKey, Andre co-founded and served as chief technology officer of 724 Solutions Inc. Previously, he served as chief technology officer for Footprint Software and as chief executive officer for the company’s Asia Pacific business. In 1999, he was named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 in recognition of his vision and accomplishments. From 1990 to 1994, he served as chief executive officer of Open Systems Limited. Andre has also served on the boards of 724 Solutions Inc., Dexit Inc., Footprint Software Pty. Ltd., and 305 Management Services.

Andre holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, a Bachelor Degree in Science in Computer Engineering from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor Degree in Science in Mathematics Education from the University of Maine at Presque Isle. He currently lectures at Wilfred Laurier’s Schlegel Entrepreneurship Centre.


Date Title

The Three Fundamentals to Enterprise Identity Success

Sep 03, 2020
Panel - Time to Rethink the Current IAM Models?

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2019

May 16, 2019
Delivering Security & Value to the Connected Customer
Panel: Consumer Identity - Delivering Value
May 16, 2019
Beyond the Hype of Blockchain Economics
You Can’t Do PII on a Blockchain, so What Then Is It Good for in Identity?
May 16, 2019
Digital Identities & Government Standards
Canada's True North Strategy for Establishing Interoperability of Third Party Networks For Identity

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2018

May 15, 2018
Blockchain ID 101 Workshop
Blockchain Identity for the Enterprise
May 16, 2018
Blockchain ID Ecosystem
The Canadian Approach to Blockchain ID

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2017

May 11, 2017
Self Sovereign Identity & Ecosystems
The Digital Identity Ecosystem in Canada & Why Blockchain Matters

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

May 05, 2015
Kantara Workshop
Access Management 2.0 - Consent, Context, and User Engagement

Kantara Workshop

May 05, 2015
Combined Session
Design Principles of Relationships - Captuing Relationship Context in the Age of People, Entities, and Things

European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

May 07, 2015
Identity of Things
Putting Identity at the Center of IoT- Kantara IDoT Strategic Review