Digital Identity Conference Africa

Dr. Joseph J. Atick
Executive Chairman, ID4Africa

 
 
Moderator, PS1, PS3, PS5, Fishbowl

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Dr. Joseph Atick is a recognized worldwide expert on identity matters, having been one of the founders of the identity industry more than 28 years ago, where he led several companies in the space and developed some of the foundational algorithms underlying secure digital identity today. He has extensive field experience in the domain having played an instrumental role in many of the world’s leading identity programs.

Alan Gelb
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

 
Moderator, PS2
Speaker, InF9 

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As Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Development, Alan has conducted research on projects including the applications of biometric ID technology for development purposes particularly in low and middle-income countries, the special challenges of resource-rich countries, and instruments to link aid flows to results. He also works on competitiveness and industrial development, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Previously Alan was Director of Development Policy at the World Bank, and Chief Economist for the World Bank’s Africa region.

Aliyu Aziz
DG/CEO, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Nigeria

 
Speaker, PS2

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Aliyu Aziz is the Director General /CEO of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in Nigeria. Before this appointment, he was one of the pioneers of the Commission and held the position of Director for the Information Technology (IT) /National Identity Database Department. Previously, he was Director at the Secretariat of the Presidential Implementation Committee; responsible for implementing government decisions for consumer credit systems, national outsourcing initiatives and the harmonization of identification schemes in Nigeria.

Alphonce Malibiche
Ag. Director, Identification Management, National Identification Authority, Tanzania

 
Speaker, PS2

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Alphonce Malibiche is the Acting Director of ID Management for the Tanzania National Identification Authority (NIDA), the Authority which is under the Ministry of Home Affairs in Tanzania. He has been involved in the development of the Tanzania National ID infrastructures in different capacities and in the implementation of different systems and re-engineering of business processes.

Diakalidia Konaté
Director General, National Identification Office, Côte d’Ivoire

 
 
Speaker, PS2

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From 2009 to 2015, Diakalidia Konaté was Senior Adviser to the Project Manager of the Civil Modernization Program. In 2015, the Government entrusted him as Head of the National Identification Office (ONI), which he led, in accordance with the National Development Plan (PND). He chairs the National Technical Committee which conducted the diagnostic study for the evaluation of the civil registration system and the identification and preparation of the specifications of the RNPP.

Iropa Joseph N’Goabi Konti
Director General of Civil Registration, General Directorate of Civil Registration, Benin

 
Speaker, PS2

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Iropa Joseph N’Goabi Konti is the Director General of the General Directorate of Civil Registration in Benin. Since 2008 he has led the technical organization of the national forum on civil status reform, the comprehensive evaluation of Benin’s Civil Status System, the development of the National Civil Registration policy and several actions and studies on the issue of civil status. He has led the implementation of the reform and modernization of Benin’s civil registration.

J. Tiah Nagbe
Executive Director, National Identification Registry, Liberia

 
 
Speaker, PS2

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J. Tiah Nagbe has, since 2015, served as Executive Director of the National Identification Registry (NIR), an autonomous agency within the Executive branch of the Government of Liberia. A former Commissioner of Elections and former Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, he played a major role in the establishment of the NIR. He has led efforts leading to the recent launch of Liberia’s first biometric national ID card and is currently pushing for biometric registration of the entire population by April 2020.

H.E. Cecilia Chazama
Minister of Home Affairs and Internal Security, Malawi

 
 
Speaker, PS2

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Hon. Cecilia Chazama, M.P. is Malawi’s Minister of Civic Education, Culture and Community Development. Prior to this, she was the Chairperson of Women’s Parliamentary Caucus and before that, the First Vice President of Pan African Women Caucus, Committee of Cooperation, International Relations and Conflict Resolutions at Pan African Parliament. She also served at the SADC Regional Women’s Caucus and was instrumental in pushing for various reforms including rationalization of procedures for electing executive members.

Vyjayanti Desai
Program Manager, ID4D, The World Bank

 
 
 
Speaker, PS3

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As Program Manager, Vyjayanti is focused on scaling up and operationalizing ID4D and collaborating with key external partners. Within the WBG, she has shaped many cross-departmental and inter-WBG programs, actively working to develop a unified agenda and designing integrated multi-sectoral solutions on a range of topics. ID4D is a multi-sectoral initiative of the World Bank Group (WBG), integrating approaches across several Global Practices and departments. Learn more at www.worldbank.org/en/programs/id4d.

Jean François Basse
Regional Adviser, Child Protection, UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa

 
 
Speaker, PS3

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Jean Francois Basse has over 25 years of work experience in Africa specializing in human rights and humanitarian law. He is currently UNICEF’s Regional Child Protection Advisor for Eastern and Southern Africa, and has held the position of Chief of Child Protection in several African nations. He also worked in the UNICEF Headquarters as Senior Adviser Child Protection and also with the African Union Commission, on secondment from UNICEF.

Yasemin Lamy
Intellectual Capital, Omidyar Network

 
 
 
Speaker, PS3

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Yasemin Lamy is a thought leader in impact investing, with 10 years’ experience in financial markets. At Omidyar Network, she is working to build out a new portfolio focused on including individuals in the formal economy by enabling digital identity. She serves on the strategy function for the firm, helping to guide corporate and portfolio-level strategy, as well as publishing on Omidyar Network’s approach to impact investing.

Nicholas Oakeshott
Senior Identity Management Officer, Programme Support Management Division, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Speaker, PS3

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Nicholas Oakeshott is the Senior Identity Management Officer in UNHCR’s Division of Programme Support and Management. Between 2012 and 2017 he was posted to UNHCR’s Regional Officer in Bangkok as the Regional Protection Officer (Statelessness), acting as UNHCR’s focal point on the Asia Pacific CRVS initiative to “Get Everyone in the Picture”. He contributed to the World Bank’s eLearning Course on CRVS and acts as the facilitator for the module on refugees, internally displaced and stateless persons.

Alexandra Cammareri
Regional Business Transformation Officer, The World Food Program
 
 

Speaker, PS3

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En 2013, Thomas a rejoint la division Government Solutions de Giesecke & Devrient (G & D), une société privée leader dans l’impression de billets de banque, les cartes à puce et les solutions d’identification, où il était responsable des activités commerciales et opérationnelles dans la région MEA. En 2015, il est devenu directeur général de Veridos FZE, une filiale de la Joint Venture Veridos de G & D et de Bundesdruckerei, où il a débuté sa carrière en tant que Directeur de Solution Management.

Tariq Malik
Chief Technical Adviser, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
 

Speaker, PS3

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Tariq Malik, Chief Technical Advisor with UNDP, is the former Chairman of National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) Pakistan. Malik helped governments optimize use of Big Data and advanced data analytics from the platform of Teradata Inc. before helping World Bank in its initiative ‘ID for Development’. He is a visionary IT leader who used Identity Database coupled with big data analytics for increasing the country’s tax net and reducing poverty in Pakistan.

Greg Pote
President, ID4Africa
 
 
 

Moderator, PS4

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Greg Pote is the co-founder and President of ID4Africa, as well as Chairman of APSCA, Asia’s industry association for identity and payments, which he co-founded in 1997. He works with APSCA members to assist in developing their businesses, initiatives and schemes throughout the Asia Pacific and South Asian markets. Greg has advised both end-user organisations and suppliers on the business and technology roadmap for identity and payments, and presented and chaired over 200 industry events.

Debora Comparin
Market Development manager, Citizen ID, IDEMIA
 

Speaker, PS4
Speaker, InF2

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As Marketing Development Manager at IDEMIA, Debora Comparin is responsible for proposing and managing new solutions in the field of integrated ID management ecosystems. Targeted at emerging markets, such solutions allow governments to efficiently manage the complete lifecycle of the individuals’ identity alongside relevant business intelligence and big data analytics applications. Debora is also an expert contributor to the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA).

Jérôme Coulon
Regional Director, ECOWAS/CEMAC, Zetes
 

Speaker, PS4

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Based in Lomé, Togo, Jerome has been ZETES’ Regional Director ECOWAS/CEMAC for the past four years. His main focus is to work together with the countries of the two Regions to implement their Population Registers as authentic source of national identification based on a strong civil register, centralized, computerized and aligned with international standards.

Michiel Loeff
CEO, GenKey
 
 

Moderator, PS4

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Michiel is CEO of GenKey, a leader in biometrics. With an engineering and business background, Michiel’s role involves advising governments and private sector clients on the effectiveness of large-scale identity systems. For the past 10 years, he has been at the forefront of implementing ID systems for national elections, healthcare and eID, mostly in countries with no existing civil registry.

Thampy Koshy
Partner, E&Y
 
 

Speaker, PS4

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Thampy Koshy is a senior Partner with Ernst & Young with over thirty years of experience in conceptualization, drafting enabling policies, design, development & implementation of various large scale transformation projects. He leads Digital Solution for Government in the areas of Identity and Identity based solutions, Health, Social Security and Public Finance Management.

Richard Gutsell
Regional Director, De La Rue
 
 
 

Speaker, PS4

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Richard Gutsell has worked for De La Rue for two years, and in the Identity sector for 20 years. He has worked closely with customers in the government and commercial sector to design and implement identity schemes crossing the physical and digital boundaries, focusing on delivering services to citizens that need them in a seamless manner.

Jonas Lind
CEO, SilverTech Global
 
 
 

Speaker, PS4

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Jonas Lind has been in the IT industry since 2000 and has extensive experience working with Governments across 30 countries. He also co-founded two IT companies (Sweden and Malaysia) and has more than 15 years of senior management experience. As CEO, he leads SilverTech Global towards creating value for Governments via a digital government ecosystem.

Jonathan Marskell
Operations Officer ID4D, The World Bank
 
 

Moderator, InF1

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Jonathan Marskell is an Operations Officer in the World Bank Group’s ID4D initiative, a position he has held since 2016. Before this, he worked for five years on digital identity, civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS), migration and statelessness in the Asia-Pacific region for UNESCAP, UNICEF, UNHCR and IOM. He holds a Master of Arts in International Political Economy from King’s College London and Bachelor of International Business from Macquarie University in Sydney.

Aimé Martial Massamba
IBOGA Project Director, Ministry of Interior, Gabon

Speaker, InF1

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Bio to come.

Stephen Bekker
Project Manager, NIP Global
 
 
 
 

Speaker, InF1

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Stephen Bekker has +20 years’ experience in Sales and Project Management for governmental large-scale registration systems and biometric enrollment and solutions in African markets. At NIP Global, Stephen has been involved in, and managed a number of significant projects in Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Zambia, Botswana and other locations to handle Civil Registration, National ID cards, e-Passport issuing, Birth & Death registration and certificate issuing, Immigration and Citizenship, Criminal AFIS and more.

Kristen Wenz
Child Protection Specialist (Civil Registration and Legal ID), UNICEF
 
 
 

Speaker, InF1

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Bio to come.

Anette Bayer Forsingdal
Director, National Population Register, Identification and Production Department of Civil Registration, Ministry Of Home Affairs and Immigration, Namibia

Speaker, InF1

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Anette Bayer Forsingdal joined the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration in 2014. During her tenure, she has led multiple projects successfully, including the opening of hospital-based facilities and the digitization of all processes within the Department of Civil Registration, through the introduction of a new integrated and web-based National Population Registration System (NPRS). Anette also paved the way to closer collaboration between stakeholder ministries whose involvement is key to the Civil Registration and Vital System in Namibia. Prior to her appointment as Director for the MHAI, Anette served as a consultant for the Department of Civil Registration.

Michiel van der Veen
Founder, BiometricsAfrica
 
 
 
 

Moderator, InF2

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Michiel is an entrepreneur and CEO with a passion for technology, business strategy and ventures that have a positive impact. In 2008, Michiel founded priv-ID, an early innovator in biometrics and digital identity and was CEO of GenKey from 2011-2018. Michiel is also founder of BiometricsAfrica.com, a practical resource providing independent expert advice to governments, donors, integrators, vendors and businesses, on digital identity, biometrics and cybersecurity.

Lanre Osibona
Senior Special Assistant to the President, Nigeria
 

Speaker, InF2

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‘Lanre is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Senior Personal Assistant to the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He started his career in the UK, providing consulting services to international companies like AXA, Deutsche Bank, Vodafone, Ericsson, T–Mobile, Camelot UK and locally for Stanbic Bank, Nigeria. ‘He has degrees from the University of Greenwich and University of Hull.

Tunji Durodola
Technical Consultant, National Identity Management Commission, Nigeria

Speaker, InF2

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Olatunji Durodola is an Identity Management Consultant, with an extensive IT Background in mobile software development. He is one of the very earliest adopters of Linux in Nigeria – back in the day when all anyone was talking about was Novell, Oracle, IBM and Microsoft. Aside from his numerous projects in Europe, he currently serves as Technical Consultant to the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), as well as an Adviser a couple of other African nations on Identity Management Solutions.

Matthias Karl Koehler
Vice President TECURITY®, Head of Sales, Mühlbauer
 

Speaker, InF2

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Matthias Koehler, born in 1965, holds a master degree in Business Administration and has a strong background in sales and marketing. He was appointed Mühlbauer, Head of Sales of for the western hemisphere in February 2011. In this position he is responsible for sales, marketing and business development.

Dr. Catherine Fankhauser
Sales Director, Secure Identity Solutions, SICPA SA
 

Moderator, InF3

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Dr. Cathy Fankhauser joined SICPA 15 years ago as chemist designing organic elements for security printing. She pursued her career as manager of solutions laboratory, responsible for the customization of security solutions, Track-&-Trace projects and analysis before being appointed as technical manager. She later joined SICPA Identity and Document Security Solutions as business development director. Since 2014, she has been appointed as Sales Director for Identity Security Solution, focusing on Border Control solutions.

Michael Dorner
CEO, Variuscard
 
 

Speaker, InF3

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Michael Dorner is the Founder and CEO of VARIUSCARD, an Austrian based, family owned Smart card manufacturer. He graduated in polymer engineering and pursued his Masters in business administration in 2007. He is a Board Member of the International Card Manufacturer Association (ICMA).

Fadi Saadallah
Regional Director, KBA-NotaSys
 
 

Speaker, InF3

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Fadi Saadallah joined the banknote industry in 2008 as Regional Director at KBA-NotaSys. For the last 9 years, he was deeply involved in the creation and modernization of banknote printing plants and the implementation of the fully integrated solution for security documents and passports. Fadi holds a MSc. in Automotive and a MBA in Strategic Management.

Thomas Harenberg
Managing Director, Veridos
 

Speaker, InF3

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In 2013, Thomas joined the Government Solutions Division of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D), a privately owned market leading banknote printing, smart card and ID solutions company, where he was responsible for sales and operations activities in the MEA region. In 2015, he became the Managing Director of Veridos FZE, a daughter company of the Joint Venture Veridos of G&D and Bundesdruckerei, where he had started his career as Director for Solution Management.

Prof. Peter Nyasulu
Executive Director, African Centre for eHealth Excellence
 

Moderator, DigiHealth 1

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Prof. Peter Nyasulu is an Epidemiologist working as Chief Researcher in the Division of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa. In addition, he is Executive Director of the Africa Center for EHealth Excellence (Acfee), an African initiative with membership across the African continent. Acfee aims to expand digital innovations in health care service delivery in Africa.

Sebastian Manhart
COO, Simprints
 
 

Speaker, DigiHealth 1

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Sebastian is the COO at Simprints, a non-profit tech start-up backed by USAID, DFID, GIF, and the Gates Foundation focused on providing biometric identification in the world´s harshest settings. His focus in on driving Simprints towards financial sustainability by working with impact partners globally. Sebastian’s academic background is in development economics with degrees from the University College London and the University of Cambridge.

Daniel Murenzi
Principal Information Technology Officer, East African Community
 

Speaker, DigiHealth 1

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Bio to come.

Dr. Ousmane Ly
Director General, National Agency of e-Health and Informatics, Ministry of Health, Mali  

Speaker, DigiHealth 1

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Dr. Ousmane Ly is the Director General of the National Agency of Tele-health and Medical Informatics of the Ministry of Health in Mali. He holds a diploma in Medical Informatics from the University Pierre Marie Curie in Paris and a PhD from the Vrije Universiteit, Brussel. He is also a graduate of the University of Bamako’s Faculty of Medicine. In his career he was involved in many important projects related to e-health in Africa.

Jacques Besançon
Product Manager, Security Components and Vertical Solutions, HID Global  

Speaker, DigiHealth 1

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Expert in new technologies in various industries, Jacques Besançon started with the French State Modernization Agency before contributing to innovative road tax collection programs. Since 2015, he has been involved in citizen identity programs, developed solutions for vehicle and driver management, mobile healthcare and breeder documents with Arjo Systems, and now with HID Global.

Samia Melhen
Lead Policy Officer, Global ICT Group, Transport & ICT, The World Bank

Moderator, InF4

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Samia Melhem is the Global lead on Digital Development at the World Bank Group’s Transport and ICT Global Practice. She has managed several digital government projects worldwide in digital transformation investment operations for public sector agencies and led the ICT unit’s engagement in strategy and partnership formulation. She has managed the production of global knowledge goods and toolkits on digital government, biometric identification, electronic procurement, cloud computing, telecoms policy and broadband access.

Muhammad Babandede
Comptroller General of Immigration, Nigeria Immigration Service, Nigeria
 

Speaker, InF4

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Muhammad Banandede is Comptroller General of Immigration at the Nigeria Immigration Service. He joined the Immigration Service in 1985 and has served in various roles including Special Assistant to the Director of Immigration Service. He was also Immigration Attache at the Nigerian Consulate in Berlin. From 2003 to 2010 he served as Head of the Investigation Directorate of the National Agency of Prohibition of Trafficking Persons and has travelled extensively both regionally and internationally to help commence bi-lateral and multi-lateral agreements with international development agencies such as IOM, EU, UNODC, FRONTEX and others, for the purpose of capacity building, tackling human trafficking and the rehabilitation of its victims. Mr. Babandede has a B.A in History from Bayero University, Kano State, Nigeria and Masters in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice from Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria.

Laouali Chaibou
Commissioner, Trade, Customs, Free Movement and Tourism, ECOWAS

Speaker, InF4

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Laouali Chaibou is Commissioner for Trade, Customs, Free Movement and Tourism at the ECOWAS Commission. Prior to his current role, he was Minister in charge of relations with the institutions and then Minister of the public service and of the administrative reform of his country. Prior to that, he held various positions of responsibility both in administration and in Niger State agencies and managed and directed several economic initiatives in Niger.

Nicolas Phan
Manager of Strategy & Marketing, Biometric Identity Solutions, Groupe Imprimerie Nationale

Speaker, InF4

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Nicolas Phan acts as the Marketing Manager of the Imprimerie National business unit dedicated to Biometrics Identity Solutions. After working for Thales Group in the security domain for more than 10 years, Nicolas has joined the Imprimerie Nationale Group to support the development of this newly acquired activity and notably on the Border control market.

Barry Cooper
Technical Director, Center for Financial Regulations and Inclusion (CENFRI)

Moderator, InF5

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Barry is a Technical Director at Cenfri. He is a legal advisor and banking expert, specializing in financial inclusion and regulation, biometrics and identity, innovation market analysis, financial sector policy and regulatory strategy for development, and supporting governments on making markets work for the poor. He is currently leading training of FSPs, DNFBPs and regulators in selected Eastern and Southern African countries on the above.

Dipo Fatokun
Director, Banking and Payments System Department, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria 

Speaker, InF5

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‘Dipo Fatokun serves as the Director, Banking and Payments System Department, Central Bank of Nigeria and was a Deputy Director, in the Banking Supervision Department of the Bank. He is the Current Chairman of the Nigeria electronic Fraud Forum, MICR Implementation Technical Committee, Payments Infrastructure Coordinating Committee and the Secretary of the Payments System Strategy Board. He is on the Board of the Nigerian Identity Management Commission, as a part-time board member.

Ounzuba Kemeh-Gama
Technology Consultant and Project Manager, Regulations Department, Central Bank of Liberia, Liberia

Speaker, InF5

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Mr. Kemeh-Gama is currently working with the Central Bank of Liberia and a world-renowned technology service provider to incubate a brand new innovative service within the banking industry. He boasts a graduate Computer Science degree and decades of experience in systems design and implementation in Liberia and the US. He previously worked on an Electronic Toll System now deployed on several highways United States and worked at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Liberia.

Bruce Hanson
President & CEO, Credence ID
 

Speaker, InF5

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Mr. Hanson has over 32 years of senior executive operating experience in biometrics, web-based content and information technology. He has operated and held executive leadership positions in multiple organizations from entrepreneurial start-ups to large public entities. With his expertise, he maintains strong, long-term customer, partner and supplier relationships with various US Government agencies and other governmental and commercial entities worldwide.

Claudia Schwendimann
CEO & ISO Expert, OeSD International

Moderator, InF6

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Claudia Schwendimann has been working in the security document business for 15 years and is the CEO of OeSD International, a daughter company of the Austrian State Printing House. She advises governments of different countries on how to accommodate the special needs in e-passport and eID projects based on ICAO recommendations and modern production technologies. Claudia is the Austrian ISO representative for MRTDs to ICAO and contributes in various official roles to the eMRTD development.

Jerzy Dziemidowicz
International Sales Manager, PWPW

Speaker, InF6

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Jerzy Dziemidowicz joined PWPW in 1998 where he has worked in various roles. From 2011 – 2016 he acted as the Project Manager responsible for the process of development of Polish circulation bank notes. He was also in charge of the process of ECB accreditation of PWPW. Currently he is involved projects addressed to the international market. He is author of the several publications regarding banknotes and security prints.

Eli Basson
EVP and Manager of ID Division, Supercom

Speaker, InF6

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Bringing over 25 years of knowledge and experience in the eID arena, Eli Basson has initiated and implemented nationwide eGov projects on a global level. Currently EVP ∑ID at SuperCom, Mr Basson has held senior positions at OTI, Eldor Computers and Orbotech. Specializing in Making People Matter, Eli has an MA in Management and BSc in Electrical Engineering.

Ilja Hofmann
Sales Director Africa, OVD Kinegram
 

Speaker, InF6

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Ilja Hofmann is the sales director Africa for the leading solution provider for the protection of government documents, KINEGRAM, part of the KURZ Group. With over 15 years working experience in Africa, especially in West Africa, Mr. Hofmann is responsible for developing and implementing adapted market strategies with a strong focus on technology transfer and local content. As market leader in foil-based optical security devices and integrated digital and electronic components our goal is to assure that government documents are issued with the highest standards of the industry, worldwide.

Olayinka Fisher
Managing Director, IRIS Smart
 
 

Speaker, InF6

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Olayinka is a graduate in Psychology with experience as University Research Fellow, International Civil Servant and in private business. Olayinka has more than 30 years experience in the ICT projects and has been responsible for the first ever e-banking solution in Nigeria, turnkey projects such as the first ever Electronic Voter Register in Nigeria (2003) and a Public Private Partnership with the Federal Government for the introduction of the new Electronic Passport Solution in Nigeria (2007).

Olasupo Oyedepo
Director, African Alliance of Digital Health Networks
 

Moderator, DigiHealth 2

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Olasupo Oyedepo is the Director of African Alliance of Digital Health Networks, a peer-learning network, established to incubate and grow human capacity in Africa to leverage the power of the digital in health across the continent. He is the Project Director of the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation’s ICT4HEALTH Project in Nigeria. He is passionate about country leadership and governance of digital health investments and activities in LMICs.

Dominic S. Haazen
Lead Health Policy Specialist, Health, Nutrition & Population Global Practice, The World Bank

Speaker, DigiHealth 2

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Dominic S. Haazen is a Lead Health Policy Specialist with the Health Nutrition and Population Global Practice, where he is responsible for managing and providing technical expertise in a number of countries. He is an expert in the areas of health information systems/e-Health, emergency medical services, health financing, and health system management. He has worked in over to 60 developing countries.

Onsemus Kamau
Head e-Health, Development & Systems Strengthening, Policy Planning and Health Care Financing, Ministry of Health, Kenya

Speaker, DigiHealth 2

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Onesmus Kamau is currently working with the Ministry of Health in Kenya as the Head of e-Health Development & Systems Strengthening where he coordinates e-Health Development and implementation, stakeholder’s coordination and acts as advisor to the government on Health Informatics. Mr. Kamau is an eminent Advisory Board Member representing Kenya in Africa Centre For eHealth Excellence (ACFEE) based in South Africa.

Dr. Moses Ndiritu
Director, Afya Research Africa, Kenya
 
 
 

Speaker, DigiHealth 2

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Experienced Clinical Practitioner, Public Health Specialist and lead in applied Health Informatics with a demonstrated history of working in research. Skilled in Clinical Research, Epidemiology, Life Sciences, Data Analysis, Computer Programming and Paediatrics. Strong healthcare services professional with Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) from University of Nairobi (Kenya) and Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) focused in Epidemiology from University of Cambridge (UK). Since 2006, has led the design, building and implementation of StoneHMIS® – a modular front line electronic medical records systems.

Ibrahima Khaliloulah Dia
eHealth Division Coordinator, Ministry of Health and Social Action, Senegal
 
 

Speaker, DigiHealth 2

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Dr. Ibrahima Khaliloulah DIA is the eHealth Division Coordinator of the Ministry of Health and Social Action of Senegal. He is also a teaching associate researched at Chiekh Anta DOP University in Dakar and CESAG (BCEAO Management School). He coordinated the development of the Senegal digital health action plan and sanitary map, which can evaluate medical deserts and direct investments towards those needs.

Frank Smith
Specialist Adviser, Secure Identity Alliance (SIA)
 
 
 

Moderator, InF7

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Frank Smith is a specialist on identity and borders. He is lead author for ‘Secure Identity, Secure Borders’ by the Secure Identity Alliance (2017). He has wide international experience on passport security and immigration technology, and chairs the European Union working group on mobile technology for law enforcement. He has a degree in Computing, is a Chartered Engineer, and has a Master in Business Administration (MBA).

Christophe Rapine
Regional Manager, Citizen Identity, IDEMIA
 
 

Speaker, InF7

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Christophe Rapine is Director of Borders and Airports Solutions at IDEMIA. Prior to this, he was the Regional Sales Manager for Western and Central Africa with a focus on national ID schemes. From 2013 to 2016, Christophe was Sales Director of the API-PNR while signing contracts with multiple governments (France, Estonia, Argentina) to collect and analyze passenger data. He also worked alongside with French Ministry of Interior and Airports to anticipate and support the changes of Identity systems.

Alain Adjovi
Commissioner, Airport and Border Police, Ministry of Interior and Public Safety, Benin

Speaker, InF7

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Bio to come.

Pedro Pinto
Sales Manager Southern Asia and Africa, Vision-Box
 
 

Speaker, InF7

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Mr. Pinto has a vast international experience supporting Governments, Airports, Non Profit Organizations and Private Entities in improving Security and Efficiency in the areas of Border Control, Electronic Identity Management, Biometrics and Criminal Investigation. His deep industry knowledge was pivotal in the deployment of the first Automated Border Control project in Africa, following several other landmark projects in the region.

Eric Byukusenge
Division Manager, Information Systems & eServices, Rwanda Immigration, Rwanda
 

Speaker, InF7

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Eric Byukusenge is the Head of Information Systems and e-Service Division, in the Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration (DGIE). For the last 7 years, he lead the implementation of different Immigration projects that include among others the Online Visa, the Border Management Systems and the Automated Passenger Clearance System (APCS) especially at the busiest land border in the EAC region.

Brig (R) Saleem Ahmed Moeen
CEO, Secure Tech Consultancy
 
 

Moderator, InF8

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Under the leadership of Brig. Saleem Ahmed Moeen (Retired), Secure Tech has successfully implemented many prestigious enterprise level projects both at home and abroad, including the Pakistan Army’s Smart ID Card, Biometric-based Smart Debit Card for Iraq, the Biometric Verification System for Ministry of Interior in Sudan, the Biometric Voter Verification System for Election Commission of Pakistan, the Biometric SIM issuance system for mobile operators, among various consultancy assignments.

Robert Palacios
Global Thematic Group Leader, The World Bank
 

Speaker, InF8

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Robert Palacios oversees Pensions and Social Insurance in the Social Protection and Labor Practice of the World Bank. Previously he served as a member of the research department team that produced the World Bank’s influential volume on international pension systems. His current areas of special interest include integration of policies across social sectors and use of technology to deliver and track social programs. He represents the SPL Global Practice on the ID4D Working Group.

H.E. Mouna Osman Aden
Minister of Social Affairs, Secretary of State, Djibouti
 

Speaker, InF8

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H.E. Mouna Osman Aden has been a member of the Government of Djibouti since 2016, where she holds the position of Secretary of State for Social Affairs, the Ministry in charge of coordinating the national policy to fight against poverty and the implementation of decentralized structures and social affairs through the opening of social counters and reception centers for vulnerable groups. Previously, she worked in public health.

Dr. Extase Akpotsui
Solutions Architect, Zetes
 
 

Speaker, InF8

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Dr. Extase Akpotsui is Project Manager and Solutions Architect at ZETES where he provides solid African experience in the area of Biometric registration. He has chaired a technical sub-commission of electoral operations, training and related computerized information systems for many years. At ZETES, he specializes in the development of solutions architectures particularly for civil register and population register systems.

Moses K. Baiden Jr
Executive Chairman, Margins Group
 

Speaker, InF8

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Moses Baiden Jnr. has over 27 years of business development, sales, marketing and manufacturing experience, and approaches the challenge of business with his flair for innovation, problem-solving, and calculated risk-taking. As Executive Chairman, he has grown Margins Group into a multinational company built on 4 key platforms; Identity & Digitization Management Infrastructure Systems, Secure Document Manufacturing, Real Estate, and Corporate Social Responsibility, present in 7 countries.

Niall McCann
Lead Electoral Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Moderator, InF9
Moderator, InF12

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Niall McCann is the UNDP’s Lead Electoral Advisor, based at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support in New York. In this position he provides programming and advisory support to UNDP Country Offices engaged in providing electoral assistance, as well as contributing to the development of the UN’s electoral assistance policy, as issued by the Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs. Niall has extensive field experience in electoral operations and identity systems.

Grahame Saunders
Chief Technology Officer, NEC Africa’s Safety & Security Division, NEC Corporation

Speaker, InF9

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Grahame Saunders is currently a Chief Technology Officer with NEC Africa’s Safety & Security division. Grahame has played a functional and strategic role in the Biometric and Information Communication Technology arena for the last 30 years in roles ranging from forensic crime scene investigation and management, software test analysis, quality assurance, project management to business development and technology management. Grahame functions as a member of the NEC global safety division, aligning technology to meet regional current and future demand.

Richard Degbeko
Chief of Mission, Vice President’s Office of CENA, Benin
 

Speaker, InF9

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Currently Chief of Staff at the office of the Vice-President of CENA since 2014, Mr. Richard DEGBEKO has held various public and private positions in public governance, democracy, and elections from 2006 to 2014. He is trained in Governance and Public Management at Senghor University of Alexandria, in electoral administration by the UNESCO Chair in Human Rights and Democracy of Benin, and by the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Patience Fule-Buang Elango
Chief of Public Relations, Public Relations and Communication Section, ELECAM, Cameroon
 

Speaker, InF9

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Ms. Elango is the Head of the Public Relations Unit, at the Communication and Public Relations Division of Elections Cameroon (ELECAM). She is also the Focal Point in charge of Gender, Persons with Disabilities, Minorities and the cooperation between Cameroon and the UN System. She is a journalist by training with graduate degrees in political and public communication.

Samuel Mills
Senior Health Specialist, The World Bank
 
 

Moderator, DigiHealth 3

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Samuel Mills is a Senior Health Specialist, Health Nutrition & Population Global Practice, World Bank Group (WBG). He led the development of the multisectoral 2015-2024 Global Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) investment plan and program. He was recently the Chair of the interagency Global CRVS Group and he coordinated the efforts of several international experts in developing a comprehensive 21st-century CRVS e-Learning course as part of the WBG Open Learning Campus.

Nasiru Ikharo
General Manager, Information & Communications Technology, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Nigeria

Speaker, DigiHealth 3

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Prince Nasiru Ikharo is member of the Governing Board of National Identity Management Commission, Nigeria. He is also the General Manager (ICT) at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). Before joining NHIS, he was a Network Engineer with Wells Fargo Bank, NA. He has a BSc. at University of Ife, an MBA with CIS and Telecom Management at the Golden Gate University, SF, California.

Siddarth Saha
Vice President of Research, Transformational Health, Frost & Sullivan
 

Speaker, DigiHealth 3

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As a Vice President within Frost & Sullivan’s healthcare practice, Siddharth Saha provides thought leadership and big picture business implications of research conclusions to commercial and executive teams within stakeholder organizations in the healthcare space. He uses his experience in hospital operational issues, clinical workflows and real time healthcare industry analysis to design, execute and deliver professional services based on actionable market insights and advisory services.

Piret Hirv
Head of Healthcare Technology Department, Connected Health Cluster Manager, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol, Estonia

Speaker, DigiHealth 3

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Piret Hirv, MA is currently working as a health technology division manager at the Science Park Tehnopol which partners with various international health technology networks and companies to find a suitable development partners and customers and developing healthcare services through the implementation of connected health solutions. Before this position, Ms. Hirv had fifteen years of work experience in pharmaceutical industry, marketing entrepreneur, and long term experience as CEO of lobby and advocacy organization specialized in development cooperation.

Tony Smith CBE
Former Director General UK Border Force, Chairman, IBMATA (International Border Management and Technologies Association)

Speaker, InF10

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Tony retired as Director General of the UK Border Force in March 2013, after completing over 40 years’ service in the UK Home Office. Tony is now a global border security consultant, Managing Director of Fortinus Global Ltd, and Chairman of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA). He is a regular commentator on UK national TV radio and news channels on border and aviation security.

Ademola Oladel
Aviation Security and Facilitation Officer, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
 

Speaker, InF10

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Ademola Oladel is the Regional AVSEC/FAL Officer at the ICAO West and Central African Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal. Prior to his current role, he was the former Head of AVSEC at the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, ICAO AVSEC Panel member for over ten years, USAP-CMA focal person for Nigeria on Aviation security (which led Nigeria to attained 96.45% EI), and a member of the AFCAC AVSEC experts group.

Ion Otazua
Biometrics and Identity Travel & Border Director, Government BU, Gemalto
 

Speaker, InF10

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Ion Otazua is Gemalto’s Travel & Border solution expert dedicated to developing and deploying integrated solutions comprising Biometrics, Identity, and Border & Travel solutions. With over 10 years’ experience, his expertise includes the entire project life-cycle from consultancy and system design, to deployment and project management.

Cyril Gout
Assistant Director Forensics & Police Data Management, INTERPOL
 

Speaker, InF10

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Mr Gout is the Assistant Director of the Forensics and Police Data Management sub-directorate (FPDM) at INTERPOL’s headquarters in Lyon, France. He supervises the functioning of data processing tools, in particular the quality of the databases as well as the enhancement of the use of the biometrics for identification purposes. Prior to this, he held several positions within the French law enforcement agencies in charge of international cooperation programs.

Kei Fukagawa
Programme Officer, Immigration and Border Management Division, International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Speaker, InF10

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Kei Fukagawa is a Programme Officer at the UN’s International Organization for Migration (IOM) leading the strategic development of Advance Passenger Information (API) programming for Member States. He received a MSc degree in Development Studies from the University College London, UK and has a decade of experience working on forced migration in, amongst others, Iraq, Libya and South Sudan.

Frank Leyman
Manager International Relations, Federal Public Service | Policy & Support – DG Digital Transformation, Belgium

Moderator, InF11

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Frank Leyman is Manager for International Business and Director General for Digital Transformations at BOSA in Belgium. He was formerly Manager for International Relations at FEDICT, a role which he has been serving for over 11 years. He has been in charge of business development in the Middle-East and African Region and has co-developed the complete Government offering. Currently, Frank also works closely with the European Commission, OECD and the World Bank.

Corps Marshal Dr Boboye Oyeyemi
Corps Marshal & Chief Executive, Federal Road Safety Commission, Nigeria

Speaker, InF11

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Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, MFR, mni, NPoM is the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Nigeria’s Lead Agency in road traffic administration and safety management. A seasoned administrator, he holds a Doctorate degree in Public Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has earned several awards including Member of the Order of the Federal Republic, National Productivity Order of Merit Award, and Leadership Public Service Officer of the Year Award, 2015.

Dr. Roger Tai
Executive Vice President, Emperor Technology
 

Speaker, InF11

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Dr. Roger Tai is the Executive Vice President of Emperor Technology in charge of International Sales, Marketing and Strategy. With more than 20 years’ experience in Smart Card and Digital Security Industry working in leading global corporations, Dr. Tai’s expertise includes World Class Manufacturing & Operations, Global Business Strategy, Innovative Marketing Navigation, and Management Consulting.

Vadims Teresko
Co-owner, Business Development Director, Banking and Mobile, X Infotech

Speaker, InF11

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SVadims Teresko has 15+ years of professional experience in the smart card and eID field, including Tier-1 projects in government and banking sectors. Prior to X Infotech, he was in charge of business development of financial products in a reputable European software company. He possesses excellent analytical skills and brilliant knowledge to translate customer needs into new business opportunities.

Amaury Chasseux
Product Manager – ID and Vehicles, SURYS
 

Speaker, InF11

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Amaury Chasseux is Product Manager in charge of developing SURYS group solutions for both the Identity and the Vehicle markets. He holds a Master degree in Materials Engineering from the University of Technology of Troyes (UTT) and also studied management in Denmark, at DTU. Amaury is working since 8 years in the high security document field. He started his career at Hologram Industries (former name of SURYS) as project manager based in the US and then at the headquarters in France. After, he spent 3 years with ArjoSystems before coming back to Surys.

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu
Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria

Speaker, InF12

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Professor Mahmood Yakubu was appointed the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC); the Election Management Body in Nigeria 2015. Prior to this, he was the Task Team Leader responsible for tertiary education at the Federal Ministry of Education and a member of Presidential Technical Committee for the consolidation of Federal tertiary institutions. He has a Master’s degree from the University of Cambridge and a D.Phil from the University of Oxford, both in the UK.

Nicolas Jaouen
Business Development Manager, Infineon Technologies
 

Speaker, InF12

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Nicolas joined Infineon in 2003. He is responsible as Business Development Manager, Africa and the Middle East, for the promotion of Infineon solutions for electronic documents like ePassports, eIDs, or eHealth cards. Nicolas holds a degree in Economics from the Sorbonne University, Paris.

Mohamoud Hassan Wais
Vice Chairman, Somaliland Electoral Commission, Somaliland
 

Speaker, InF12

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Mohamoud Wais is a public health, malaria and vector borne diseases control specialist, in December 2014 he became the vice chairman of Somaliland National Electoral Commission (NEC), an independent commission consisting of seven members appointed to lead the democratization process and mandated to hold acceptable fair and free elections. Prior to that he worked at the World Health Organization (WHO) as a senior Technical Officer in Khartoum, Sudan.

Raul Correia
Business Product Manager and Solutions Designer, Smartmatic
 

Speaker, InF12

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Smartmatic Business Product Manager and Solutions Designer, Mr. Raul Correia, has vast experience in managing and implementing solutions for nationwide election and identification projects in the Americas, Europe, and Africa.

Frederic Reboulleau
Director, Marketing Enabler, Orange
 
 

Moderator, InF13

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Frederic Reboulleau is a highly energetic metrics-oriented entrepreneur and manager with over 10 year of successful international experience covering innovation, marketing and programme management. He has sharpened experience in both large global companies and start-up environments. His main activities have covered Digital ID, KYC (Know Your Customer), Data Monetization, Privacy, Payment, APIs. He has the ability to manage complex projects and / or change management programs.

Joby Mathew
Sales Director – Middle East, Africa & South Asia, Government ID Solutions, HID Global
 

Speaker, InF13

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Joby Mathew has over 17 years of experience in the secure identification solutions,
systems integration, consulting, and IT training industries. He is responsible for
developing HID Global’s Government ID Solutions business in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia.

Adam Phidel Nkolabigawa
Senior Assistant Registration Officer, Registration Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA), Tanzania

Speaker, InF13

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Mr. Adam Phidel Nkolabigawa started as a registration officer at the office of Administrator General, now (RITA) and rose through the ranks to become a Senior Registration Office at RITA. He has worked in various Districts as a District Registrar currently positioned at RITA headquarters. He holds vast experience in Civil Registration of key life events. He is a graduate in Law and has a Certificate in Record Management.

Michael Edwards
Director of Solutions Marketing, NXP Semiconductors
 
 

Speaker, InF13

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Michael Edwards is Director of Solutions Marketing at NXP Semiconductors, focusing on eGovernment solutions. Michael’s expertise spans more than 2 decades in various technical government related positions, helping governments leverage technology to add convenience and security for its citizens.

Chimezie Emewulu
Managing Director, Seamfix Nigeria Ltd.
 
 

Speaker, InF13

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Chimezie is a co-founder and Managing Director at Seamfix Nigeria Limited. SEAMFIX is the leading provider of innovative technological solutions, with footprints in Identity Management, process automation, digitization and data management, for corporate institutions & governments. Daily, its platforms and softwares impact the lives of over 100 million Nigerians, helping organizations across the continent save billions of dollars. With a degree in Electronic Engineering and a wealth of experience, Chimezie has earned numerous awards endorsed by the Federal Ministry of Communications, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), interSwitch, Nigerian Technology Awards etc, for his contributions to the ICT sector of Nigeria.

Jean Salomon
Strategic Business Development Director, SICPA SA

Speaker, PS5

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Dr. Jean Salomon joined SICPA in 2016. He is an expert in Border Security & ID management, an EU advisor and ISO/ICAO WG member, having conducted several TRIP field assessments. His career debuted at IBM France, followed by 10 years in Medical Imaging and 20 years in the Transportation Industry.

Jean-Marc Stenger
Co-founder, Gravity
 

Speaker, PS5

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Bio to come.

Adam Perold
Co-founder and CEO, Element, Inc.
 

Speaker, PS5

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Adam Perold is the CEO of Element Inc, a company he co-founded with AI pioneer Yann LeCun, to deliver digital identity at large scale to help build more efficient and inclusive societies. Mr. Perold received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Jake Kendall
Director, DFS Lab
 

Speaker, PS5

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Jake Kendall is Director of the DFS Lab housed at Caribou Digital. DFS Lab is an accelerator for high-potential entrepreneurs working to introduce innovative FinTech solutions to the developing world. Via tailored guidance and hands-on support from leading experts, the organisation helps refine, grow and launch businesses that can transform the lives of the poorest, profitably and at scale. Formerly Jake was Deputy Director of Research and Emerging Technologies within the Financial Services Team at the Gates Foundation.

Paul Macharia
Data Manager, Ministry of Health, Kenya
 

Speaker, PS5

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Paul Macharia is a Data Manager in Kenya’s Ministry of Health, National AIDS & STIs Control Programme Key Populations Unit. He has an IT background with specialty in electronic data collection and management using Personal Digital Assists (PDAs), feature phones, smartphones running on open-source applications and the use of biometric system for unique identification in public health. Paul is a registered IEEE member and has over 5 years’ experience in development, customization and implementation of mHealth solutions and biometric systems.

Clément Kaiser
Co-founder, iCivil Africa
 
 

Speaker, PS5

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Clément Kaiser is Board member of iCivil Africa and Chief Executive Officer and cofounder of Prooftag. He holds a diploma from the Ecole Nationale Supérieur des Arts et Métiers and has an experience of more than 20 years in the electronic industry. He holds several patents and has actively participated in the technical and commercial development of Prooftag and iCivil Africa.

Daniel Lishanew
Director of Information Technology, Vital Events Registration Agency, Ethiopia

Rapporteur, eFoundation, PS7

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Daniel Lishanew is Director of Information Technology at the Vital Events Registration Agency of Ethiopia where he has maintained a decisive role in the implementation of the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics System since 2014. Among his major achievements is the implementation of an AFIS system in the Ethiopian Customs and Revenue Authority & Federal Police Forensic Department.

Jacques Kayisire
Director of ICT Infrastcurture, National ID Agency (NIDA), Rwanda
 

Rapporteur, eReform, PS7

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Jacques Kayisire serves as Director of ICT infrastructure at National ID Agency of Rwanda (NIDA). He possesses nearly 14 years of professional experience in the field of ICT and has been with National ID Agency for the past 9 years. He has been involved in Planning and execution of ID Project and he has been involved in other government projects.

Jean Paul Ntsengue
Technical Advisor, ELECAM, Cameroon
 
 

Rapporteur, eReform, PS7

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Jean Paul Ntsengue worked at the National Election Observatory (ONEL) of Cameroon as Political Adviser. Then he was recruited as a Legal Expert consultant to the Government Technical Commission to negotiate the FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Cameroon and the European Union. At the end of this mission, he was solicited by Elections Cameroon (ELECAM), an electoral institution in which he currently serves as Technical Advisor, Director of the Office of the President of ELECAM.

Tumelo Raboletsi
Director, National Identity and Civil Registry, Ministry of Home affairs, Lesotho
 

Rapporteur, eBorders, PS7

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Tumelo Raboletsi is the Director for the National Identity and Civil Registry department at the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Kingdom of Lesotho. As Director, he has been instrumental in the establishment, design and current operations of the Department of National Identity and Civil Registry. He is also responsible for conducting consultations with relevant authorities to ensure appropriate staffing.

Andrien Zouaka
Senior Officer, Central African Police, Central African Republic
 
 

Rapporteur, eBorders, PS7

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Andrien Nestor Zouaka is a Senior Officer of the Central African Police. Prior to this, he worked alongside the Congolese National Police, as part of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission. In 2015, he was appointed National Expert for the security of biometric data in the CEMAC community area, a position he held cumulatively in the post of Director of Emigration – Immigration, then Expert, Director General in charge of the Administration and Management.

Elisabeth Gore
Deputy Director, Studies and Documentation, Directorate of Civic Education and Studies (CEI), Côte d’Ivoire 

Rapporteur, eDemocracy, PS7

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Elisabeth Koby Gore works at the Directorate of Studies and Civic Education (DEEC) of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) where she has intervened in the electoral processes as a trainer of local commissioners in various regions (Moyen-Comoé, Gontougo, Bounkani and Sud Comoé) for presidential elections, regional councilors elections and municipal councilors. Prior to this she worked at the National Institute of Statistics (INS – Cote d’Ivoire) as communication officer.

Elijah Koroma
Programme Manager, National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA), Sierra Leone
 

Rapporteur, eDemocracy, PS7

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Elijah Koroma is currently employed by the Sierra Leone Civil Service and presently with the National Registration Secretariat (NRS) as the technical lead to provide strategic leadership and technical direction for the establishment of an Integrated National Civil Register and an Identity Management System which also includes the development of an in-country biometric de-duplication facility.

Mouhamed Mahi SY
Coordinator, IT Services and Information Systems Unit, Agency for Universal Health Coverage, Senegal
 

Rapporteur, eHealth, PS7

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Mouhamed Mahi SY is the Coordinator of the Computer Services Unit of the Agency for Universal Health Coverage of the Republic of Senegal since May 2016 where he is in charge of the implementation of the integrated management information system. Prior to this he founded JSURF Consulting, a firm specializing in information systems which has accompanied the Senegal, through its institutions, on major projects related to ICTs and the digital economy.

Moustapha Mohamed Ismail
Director General antional Information Systems Agency, Djibouti
 
 

Rapporteur, eID Tech, PS7

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Moustapha Mohamed Ismail is the Director General of the National Agency of Information Systems (SI) of the State at the Presidency of the Republic of Djibouti. He worked on the construction of the Djiboutian Government Datacenter, which contributes to the pooling of the state’s IT resources and offers the State a common multi-service platform for hosting administrative computer applications for secure communication and collaboration.

David Jobojobo
Deputy Director of Information Technology at the Director of Nationality, Passports and Immigration Registration, South Sudan

Rapporteur, eID Tech, PS7

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Major David Oroma J. Jobojobo is the Deputy Director for Information & Communications Technology at the Directorate of Nationality, Passports & Immigration (Ministry of Interior) in South Sudan. He is the lead Productions Manager at the E-identity (e-Nationality certificate and e-passports) projects in the country. He is the Lead e-Gov Consultant and systems Analyst on the State’s Major ICT Projects that integrates with the National Databases.