garet nicholas

The Community Manager

Garet has been a Web3 explorer for several years, creating multiple DAOs and groups within the crypto space. He brings years of experience within the marketing & tech sector with a background in development and community growth. Garet is devoted to creating a secure and safe crypto experience for everyone within the Web3 space.

james kilroe

James is a Zurich-based entrepreneur and former Senior Associate at Newtown Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm. At Newtown, James led the team which redesigned the patented CVC token model. Now, James is running an algorithmic-based hedge fund in Zurich. James is passionate about the intersection of technology, business and policy and how this will…

vinny lingham

Vinny Lingham is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Civic, a visionary company enabling consumers to securely send and receive money, including cryptocurrencies, around the world. Previously, he was the co-founder and CEO of Gyft, a mobile gift card company, which was acquired by First Data Corporation for more than $50M. He is an…

llew claasen

Chairman

Llew is the Managing Partner of early-stage venture capital firm Newtown Partners. He is a go-to-market strategist & corporate innovation lead with two decades of executive management experience in cryptoassets, digital product management and digital marketing. He co-founded Clicks2customers, a global digital marketing agency with annual billings in excess of $100 million. Llew is also…

andrew bertin

Software Engineer

Andrew is a self-taught software engineer who entered the field after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Trinity University with a degree in Classics & German. He is particularly enthusiastic about the opportunities that web3 technologies provide for the future of decentralized identity. In addition to his current work in the web3 space, he maintains several…

william brooks

Senior Software Engineer

William has over fifteen years of experience in system architecture, with previous positions as CTO of Methys & the French South African Tech labs, a Solutions Architect at Cytrus, and a Senior Developer at Clicks2Customers. Whether it be learning new languages like Rust or Solidity or higher-level data models like IPLD, William endeavors to engage…

seamus hennessy

Product Manager

Seamus is a technologist and joined the Identity.com team after several years in early-stage venture capital where he both invested in and helped to design several web3 token economies. Prior to this, he was completing his thesis which looked at the intersection of economics and blockchain, exploring various economic schools of thought and how they…

martin riedel

Martin joined Identity after leading the development of the first decentralized credential marketplace at Civic. Previously, he was a Research Engineer at Consensys Mesh where he focused on the application of cutting-edge layer 2 identity technologies such as identifier registration and discovery, and anonymous credential revocation list development. Alongside his responsibilities at Idenity, Martin is…

phillip shoemaker

Executive Director & Board Member

Phillip brings over 20 years of experience in the mobile space to identity.com. Phillip helped build the Apple App Store including building the review operations team to over 300 people, writing the guidelines with Steve Jobs, and testifying with global government authorities. Most recently Phillip has been advising and investing in startups, focusing on blockchain,…