Paul Knowles

Innovation & Emerging Technology Lead - Dativa


Paul is the innovation lead behind several key decentralized global data economy initiatives. His recent work on the Overlays Data Capture Architecture (ODCA) and the Blinding Identity Taxonomy (BIT) within the Identity community facilitates safe data sharing with peer-to-peer technology. Paul’s reputation as an innovator and data expert has been established through a career in Pharma biometrics where he has worked with companies including Roche, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Amgen, and Pfizer. Paul is the Innovation & Emerging Technology lead at Dativa, the current chair of the Hyperledger Indy Semantics workgroup and an active contributing member at PhUSE, IEEE, MyData Global and Kantara Initiative.