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Decentralized Biometrics and Next-Generation Authentication | Frontier Talk #2 - Frances Zelazny

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Raj is a Project Manager at KuppingerCole and manages projects associated with transformative technologies such as AI, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity.   Prior to joining KuppingerCole, Raj was an Investment Analyst at a top-tier venture capital fund and also gained international experience...
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Identity, Company Building and the Metaverse | Frontier Talk #10 - Lasse Andresen
Oct 27, 2022

In this milestone episode, Raj Hegde sits with Lasse Andresen – Founder and CEO of IndyKite to explore company building, the metaverse, and identity applications beyond security. Tune in to this episode to learn about Lasse’s inspiring journey since founding ForgeRock, his playbook for building dynamic teams from scratch, and his thoughts on where the identity ecosystem is heading. All of this and much more on episode 10 of the Frontier Talk podcast!

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Decentralizing Mobility, Coopetition and Platforms | Frontier Talk #1 - Dr. Harry Behrens
Apr 07, 2021

Raj Hegde sits down with Dr. Harry Behrens, Head of Blockchain Factory at Daimler Mobility, to discuss how decentralization is transforming the fragmented mobility industry. Tune in to this exciting episode for a deep dive on decentralized identity, explore the rise of the platform economy and access the playbook required to kick start decentralization initiatives at your organization.

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Introducing Frontier Talk - The World’s First Podcast on Decentralized Identity
Mar 31, 2021

Frontier Talk goes beyond technical jargon to stimulate conversations that matter. In this series, we take you inside the minds of influential leaders, innovators, and practitioners from eclectic areas (enterprise, startups, academia, venture capital, etc.) to extract their experience working with emerging technologies such as Blockchain and AI.

Join Raj Hegde on this journey to redefine the ‘I’ in Identity!

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The Story is the Strategy | Frontier Talk #9 - Mike Kiser
Mar 01, 2022

In this episode, Raj Hegde is joined by Mike Kiser - Director of Strategy and Standards at SailPoint to explore the relevance of #storytelling in enterprise and to help you become a world-class business communicator. Tune in to this episode to learn about storytelling frameworks, the power of #curiosity, reading a room, narrative arcs, etc. Find your voice via episode 9 of the Frontier Talk podcast!

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Decentralizing Provenance in an Industry 4.0 World | Frontier Talk #3 - Dr. Carsten Stöcker
May 12, 2021

In this episode, Raj Hegde sits down with Dr. Carsten Stöcker, Founder & CEO of Spherity to understand how #decentralized identity is transforming the end-to-end supply chain lifecycle.

Tune in to this episode to explore the increasingly important role of provenance in helping build a better world and learn about the intersection of exciting concepts such as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and decentralized identifiers (DIDs).

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Enabling the Machine Economy and Decentralized Internet of Things | Frontier Talk #5 - Peter Busch
Aug 18, 2021

Raj Hegde sits down with Peter Busch, DLT Product Owner at Bosch, to discuss how decentralization is enabling a wide range of exciting use cases across industries. Tune in to this episode to explore the concept of machine economy, understand the needs of machines and dive deep into the intersection of decentralized identity and the Internet of Things.

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Bringing User-Centricity to Decentralized Identity | Frontier Talk #6 - Nat Sakimura
Sep 01, 2021
Raj Hegde sits with identity veteran, Nat Sakimura - Chairman of OpenID Foundation to understand how user-centric learnings from existing authentication protocols can be applied to future identity initiatives.

Tune in to this episode to explore ways to navigate tradeoffs between privacy and accessibility in decentralized identity and learn about interesting user-centric approaches that can be applied to modern identity protocols.

P.S.: You do not want to miss out on our little surprise at the end of this episode 😉

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Reinventing Government with Technology | Frontier Talk #8 - Sebastian Manhart
Dec 01, 2021

Raj Hegde is joined by Sebastian Manhart - Technical Advisor on Digital Identity for the German Chancellery to explore governmental reform and understand stakeholder expectations behind the rollout of digital identity projects in the post-COVID era.

Tune in to this episode to learn how governments can transition from risk-averse waterfall approaches, improve human factors in public services and navigate through the government-private sector nexus to promote citizen access to essential services.

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The Decentralized E-Commerce Story | Frontier Talk #7 - Dr. Michele Nati
Sep 30, 2021

In this episode, Raj Hegde sits with Dr. Michele Nati - Head of Telco and Infrastructure Development at #IOTA Foundation to understand how decentralization offers a fresh perspective towards marketplace transactions.

Tune in to this episode to explore how an international initiative comprising of banks, universities and telco providers comes together to safeguard the e-commerce ecosystem.

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Building the Future of Identity | Frontier Talk #4 - Doc Searls
Jul 14, 2021

"Progress is the process by which the miraculous becomes mundane.” says Doc Searls, the next guest on our popular podcast series - Frontier Talk. In this episode, Raj Hegde sits down with one of the most prolific technology thinkers of our generation to understand the problems of the identity status quo and to determine the boundary conditions required to usher in a new era in identity - one that gives individuals independence and better ways to engage with businesses.