Dan is vice president, Identity Products for Mastercard based in London. He is a key leader in Mastercard’s initiative to create an effective, efficient and principled model of digital identity in an increasingly connected world. His team is helping to define how a person’s identity, and the entities operating on their behalf, can be verified immediately, safely and securely, across multiple touchpoints in both the digital and physical worlds.
Prior to joining Mastercard, Mr. Johnson was head of digital identity at HSBC Digital Solutions, where he worked with the UK government and a public/private consortium to define a multi-sector, multi-jurisdiction digital identity ecosystem designed to streamline cross-border bank account opening. He has also held senior IT and project management roles at Credit Suisse, Barclays Capital and the General Medical Council.
Mr. Johnson’s career spans more than 20 years, predominantly in financial services, but also within the commercial and public sectors. Originally a COBOL programmer and software tester, he has designed and delivered global customer data management, account opening and financial product management systems.
Mr. Johnson holds a BSc Hons in Information Systems with German from Staffordshire University.