David Richards

Vice President, Director of Operations, DIACC

As Vice President of the Digital Identification and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC), David is tasked with unlocking economic opportunities for Canadian consumers and businesses by working with the public and private sectors to develop a robust, secure, scalable, convenient and privacy enhancing digital identification and authentication ecosystem.

Prior to joining the DIACC David spent 20 years providing corporate development and strategy services for a broad range of organizations including OnX, Info-Tech Research Group, Metafore, GSD, and Asta corporation. His primary focus was on helping companies leverage new and emerging technologies to better service their customers and develop new offerings. David holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.