Managing Director, Accenture, Global Lead Decentralized Identity & Biometrics
Christine leads Accenture’s Decentralized Identity & Biometrics group globally and is also part of the global blockchain leadership team. She has over 20 years of experience in technology focused on security. Prior to her experience in IT, Christine worked for 9+ years in financial services. She has been supporting Accenture’s thought leadership and efforts in investments in blockchain since 2014.
Christine has worked in several industries including Financial Services, Retail and Social Impact. Her relevant knowledge spans: Blockchain, Biometrics, Digital identity and Authentication. She is the inventor and sponsor the Circular Supply Chain initiative; she led Accenture’s work with WWF and Moore Foundation on Feasibility of blockchain for food supply chain amongst other inventions. She has led Accenture’s work with ID2020 showcasing how biometrics and decentralized Identity can be used in a secure and private manner in 2017. She is a regular speaker at conferences globally and has published articles on blockchain for social impact, identity & blockchain. She is a passionate supporter of environmental sustainability and wildlife conservation. She is the program advisor to World Economic Forum’s initiative for Identity in the Digital World and the Known Traveller Digital Identity project.
Learn more about the decentralized identity work that Christine is involved in:
The world bank estimates that over one billion people can’t officially prove their identity. In the UK, almost 17% of people have no passport at all. During this panel we explore the potential...
- Adam Cooper - Director Idcrowd - Idcrowd
- Christine Leong - Managing Director, Accenture, Global Lead Decentralized Identity & Biometrics - Accenture
- Mathieu Altwegg - Head of Innovation and Product Design, Europe - VISA
- Katherine Holden - Head of Data Analytics, AI and Digital ID - techUK (Moderator)