About The Speaker
Greg is the co-founder and CEO of GlobaliD as well as the co-founder of Hard Yaka, the investment firm backing the identity incubator. GlobaliD is the neutral and portable identity framework that allows individuals and entities to securely and privately manage all their permissions and money. Greg is an advisor and investor at Hard Yaka that makes early round investments in exchange space startups. Company’s portfolio includes companies like Shift, Ripple, GateHub, Stockpile, Ledger X, Tradeblock, Blockscore, Marqeta, Coinbase, Ribbon, Coin, Twillio, Mighty Text, Hailo, Kabbage, 3taps, some of the have already made exit, like Square and Twitter. Previously he was director at Promontory Financial and a senior analyst for payments at The Board of Governor of the Federal Reserve, as well as senior associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. His key areas of expertise are: portable identity, digital currencies, and exchange markets for goods, services, and information with functional emphasis on messaging, payments, and reputation/trust/risk. Well versed in visualizations for risk reporting and controls.