NBS Business Breakfast: Digital Identity, Humanisation and the Prevention of Fraud

Join us as we untangle the complexities of digital identity along with the issues of user identification and secure authentication

As digital interactions pervade every aspect of our lives, the issues of user identification and secure authentication are a critical challenge. Traditional password-based systems have proven inadequate, leaving businesses and individuals grappling with the need for seamless yet secure experiences.

At this NBS Business Breakfast Series event, our panel of experts will discuss the Internet’s identity crisis and expose the transformative potential of mobile identity solutions. Our colleague Fabio Motoki will setup the context of our conversation with the visionary Gautam Hazari from sharing his insights on how the missing identity layer of the Internet can pave the way for a password less future through the integration of artificial intelligence and machine learning.


  • 07:30: Registration, breakfast & networking
  • 08:00: Welcome and intro by NBS host (Dr. Tiago Botelho)
  • 08:10: Digital Identity – current challenges in user identification (Dr. Fabio Motoki, NBS)
  • 08:20: A Passwordless World: The Internet’s Identity Crisis (And the Solution) (Gautam Hazari,
  • 08:45: Q&A
  • 09:00: Closing words and opportunity to network
  • 09:45: Event ends

About the Speakers:

Gautam Hazari, CTO of, is a technology enthusiast and futurist dedicated to humanising technology. A passionate advocate for a password-free world, Gautam’s innovations in mobile identity APIs have revolutionised digital security. Leading the implementation of the GSMA’s Mobile Connect across 60 operators in 30 countries, he holds numerous patents in identity and access control. An advisor to startups and a TEDx speaker, he also writes extensively on AI, blockchain, and the Metaverse. Beyond technology, Gautam’s eclectic talents include playing more than a dozen musical instruments, underscoring his multifaceted brilliance in both tech and the arts.

Dr Fabio Motoki is a lecturer at the Norwich Business School (NBS) of the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dr. Motoki has industry experience in multinationals like Nestlé and Novartis and startups like Trustly, having worked with business analysis, data analytics and financial fraud prevention. He has also been involved in ground-breaking studies on generative AI, including recent work on measuring the political bias of ChatGPT featured in outlets like the Washington Post, Forbes, The Telegraph, and Times Radio.

Sign up & Further information: Follow the link above to the NBS Eventbrite to sign up or contact if you have any questions about the event.

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