Andy Tobin

European and eIDAS Strategy Lead, Avast

Andy Tobin leads European and eIDAS strategy for Avast’s Digital Trust Services business. He is one of the pioneers of self-sovereign identity and helped to establish Evernym as the world leader in this field. He is a well known public speaker and writer on the topic of digital identity, and has delivered some of the largest SSI projects to date. His career has spanned the three rapidly converging sectors of identity, mobile and payments. He has written code to control cash machines, built the world’s first mCommerce server, run a £1.2bn mobile messaging network and been CTO for Europe’s first fully mobile bank. He is a passionate technology strategist who believes that the identity ecosystem and the personal information economy is poised for
massive change, enabled by the capabilities being built right now by Avast.