Identity Week is just around the corner and one of the most impressive aspects of the industry-leading’s conference and exhibition’s return is its list of stellar keynote speakers.

The event, to be held 22 – 23 September 2021 at Hall N9, ExCeL, London, is an exhibition and conference bringing together the brightest minds in the identity sector to promote innovation, new thinking, and more effective identity solutions.

Key areas of focus include secure physical credentials, digital identity, and advanced authentication technologies, such as biometrics.

In the opening session, Nick Godfrey,Head of CISO Office,Google Cloud, will explain how the technology company has has made security the cornerstone of its product strategy.

“As widespread cyber attack scontinue to exploit vulnerabilities targeting people, organizations, and governments around the world, a zero trust approach, in which no person, device, or network enjoys inherent trust, should be a key pillar of any security strategy.

“We’ll discuss how we put identity at the center of this approach and how you can apply this thinkingto your digital transformation,” says Godfrey.

After Google, Cyril Gout, Director Operational Support and Analysis Directorate at Interpol will cover identity and national security.

Susannah Storey, Director General for Digital and Culture, Dept. for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, UK Gov will feature at the event, as will Frederic Trojani, Executive Vice-President for Secure Components, SPS-SURYS.

On day two, Roderick Boothby, Global Head of Identity, Santander will take to the stage, followed by Nathalie Gosset, VP ID Document Solutions, Thales.

Finally,  Carita Weiss, Chief Retail and Payments Officer, Coop, will cover identity in retail, and Donal Greene, Product Evangelist, Innovatrics will speak on biometrics.

To see the full agenda and secure your place see here.