IDENTOS CTO elected as Kantara Initiative’s new Chair of Leadership Council

February 15, 2023

Alec Laws, IDENTOS Chief Technology Officer, accepts new appointment to Chair of Kantara Initiative’s Leadership Council

Kantara Initiative, Inc., the global community focused on improving the trustworthy use of identity and personal data, has elected Alec Laws, CTO at IDENTOS, as its new Leadership Council Chair.

“Alec’s decade of experience in tech alongside his positive track record of helping to transform the digital health landscape, make him a valuable addition to our leadership team in his new role at Kantara.”

Kay Chopard, Executive Director, Kantara Initiative

Previously, Alec has been Co-Vice Chair on Kantara’s Leadership Council since March 2022, and has been the Chair of the User Managed Access (UMA 2.0) Work Group since June 2021. This new appointment further reinforces IDENTOS and Kantara’s shared vision to see equitable and transparent exchange of identity and personal data for mutual value, by putting citizens in control of their personal data and enabling productive data collaborations.

“I am honored to have been elected as the new Chair of Kantara’s Leadership Council. Being in a leadership role at Kantara allows IDENTOS to contribute to the industry standards and communities from which we already benefit so much. I am really looking forward to forging ahead with our shared vision and continuing our contributions at Kantara.”


As Chair, Alec will support Kantara’s vision by coordinating the leadership of its various Working Groups to ensure synergy and collaboration as appropriate.

(source: CNW)