John Erik Setsaas is VP of Identity and Innovation at Signicat. He is responsible for ensuring that Signicat’s digital identity services are at the forefront of innovation, whilst solving the needs of customers, partners and end users. With over 20 years’ experience in identity—and over 30 years in software product development – John Erik is a pioneer in the identity space. Before joining Signicat, John Erik was Chief Development Architect for SAP Identity Management and taught ecommerce, identity services and security at Buskerud University College in Norway. He is also a board member of the EEMA, Europe’s leading digital identity think tank, and has received the EEMA Lifetime Achievement Award. A seasoned speaker, John Erik has presented at international conferences including Money20/20, OIX, Trustech and World eID & Cybersecurity

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What you will hear from John Erik Setsaas:

  • Overview of electronic identities (eID), looking at the Nordics
  • Simplifying for users and service providers using eID
  • Digital insitutions lose more than 50% of their potential customers in the onboarding process
  • Reducing fraud by using eID