I read David because I can never accurately predict his opinion, which means either it's all signal, or he is in fact a natural source of randomness, both of which are highly valuable.

Danny O'Brien (July 2009).

CES 2017

I’ll be speaking in the Digital Money track at CES in Las Vegas on 5th January 2017. It’s my first ever time speaking at this event and I look forward to seeing you all there.

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Up and Running

I’ve rebooted my online presence. As you know, since you are looking at it!

In the Digital ID Top 5

I was ranked in the global top five thought leaders in digital identity by Innovate Identity.

I am a "Top 20 Influencer" in Fintech

Jax Finance Top 20 Influencers in Fintech

Yes, of course I’m one of them other wise I wouldn’t be posting it here would I!

Rebank Episode 24


Today we’re thrilled to welcome Dave Birch (@dgwbirch) to the podcast. Dave is Director of Innovation at Consult Hyperion, a secure electronic transactions consultancy. Dave is an internationally-recognized thought leader in digital identity and digital money.

Around the Coin, E125

I always listen to “Around the Coin” with my good friends Faisal Khan and Brian Roemmele so I was very flattered indeed to be interviewed for Episode 125.

Money 2020 in Copenhagen

I’ll be speaking at Money2020 in Copenhagen in June. If you want to save a couple of hundred euros, head on over there now to book you ticket and mention my name.

Top 100 Leaders in Identity

One world identity have included me in their list of 100 identity leaders.

15Mb is back up!

I’ve reloaded my “professional” blog to run alongside my web site. It’s called “15Mb: In the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen megabytes” and it’s a blog about a variety of technology-related themes. Check it out. I hope you find it stimulating.

Note that some of the entries there are reposted over at Medum as well.