Greg Kidd

Greg Kidd

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Greg Kidd is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GlobaliD as well as Co-Founder of Hard Yaka, the investment firm backing the identity incubator. He specializes in portable identity, digital currencies, and exchange markets for goods, services, and information with functional emphasis on messaging, payments, and reputation, trust, and risk. Kidd is also a recognized expert in visualizations for risk reporting and controls. He was an early investor and advisor of successful companies, including Twitter, Square, Ripple, and Coinbase.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Kidd believes that one's identity credentials should be truly portable and owned by individuals themselves rather than corporations or governments.
  • He has worked as an instructor for Outward Bound and the National Outdoor Leadership School.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.