World Economic Forum in cooperation with Accenture organized the workshop: “Digital Identity, Trust and Value” last week in London, UK. Executives from digital transformation, enterprise strategy and business operations explored identity related questions and shared challenges, exchanged best practices and identify opportunities for collaboration within and across industries.
The main objectives of the meeting were to explore the future of digital identity and customer relationships as well as to identify cross-industry and cross-sector opportunities and shared challenges. The digital identity maturity model of the event considered industry trends and role of digital identity, and covered main issues in fields of economic development such as healthcare, financial services, mobility, retail and government services.
The conference was attended by top Identity influencers such as Lisa Barrett- Director, Digital Identity, United Kingdom Government; Charles Walton- Senior Vice President, Digital Identity Products | Mastercard; Ram Ramachander- Chief Digital Officer | Hitachi; Thea Anderson- Director, Digital Identity | Omidyar Network; Carlos Gómez Muñoz -Policy Officer, Seconded National Expert | European Commission; Matthew Commons- Chief Executive Officer | Cambridge Blockchain; Jed Sundwall- Public Sector, Head of Open Data | Amazon Web Services; Simon Wilcox- Automation and Innovation Transformation | Heathrow, representatives of World Economic Forum, Accenture and other distinguished experts.
The CEO and founder of B.EST Solutions, the operator of “Asan İmza” mobile ID and co-chair of the Global Alliance for National Mobile Identities (GANMI), Mrs Jana Krimpe was invited to share her knowledge and insights on Digital Identity and Trust related topics with other representatives. Mrs. Krimpe was the only representative of an Azerbaijani company, advancing the use of national digital ID. Today, Azerbaijan is recognized as a leading country globally on mobile ID usage and its integration into various public and private e-services, including the integration of Asan İmza with Azexport.az portal, developed by the Center for Economic Reforms Analysis and Communication under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the public-private partnership principle. According to the Presidential Decree, in early 2017, additional measures are taken to enlarge external trade procedures promoting local companies reaching external export markets, and reinforce Azexport.az portal as the Digital Trade Hub of Azerbaijan. Additionally Azerbaijan is boosting ease of doing business and foreign direct investments as Azerbaijani consulates and diplomatic missions are issuing m-Residency based on Asan İmza to foreign citizens over the world willing to conduct business or invest in the country’s economy. Azerbaijan is the first country executing mobile Residency project and the second country after Estonia implementing the e-Residency project in the world.
B.EST Solutions has been presenting “Made in Azerbaijan” innovative products in conferences, summits and forums all over the world and promoting “Asan Imza” to be included in global best practices.