At the Hello User podcast, we've established a reputation for speaking with folks outside of the identity industry whose notions of personal identity are formed in part because they're big identities themselves—people like actor and former NFL linebacker Terry Crews and Mick Ebeling, the founder of problem-solving innovator Not Impossible Labs. Their perspectives can teach us a lot about the actual human voices of those who are impacted by the decisions that companies make around identity.
But it’s also instructive to explore what those deep inside the identity space are thinking, feeling and doing. Those experiences and insights shed light on an existential subject that shapes the lives of each and every one of us. At the end of the day, the thousands of practitioners in the identity industry must figure out how to deliver digital identity that can keep users secure, protect their privacy and engender a high level of trust.
This week I sat down with Mike Kiser, Senior Identity Strategist at SailPoint, to explore some of the questions around digital identity and talk about where the industry is headed. Here are the highlights of our conversation.