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Cybersecurity Management

Challenges Symposium 2022

Hosted at Franklin University Switzerland

Speakers 2022

Chris Hurst

CTO Blackwired Pte Ltd.

Practical Futurist.


Thought Leader, Visionary, and Inventor with a track record of success in identifying new security and identity concepts, ground-breaking inventions, early adoption value propositions, and operational delivery of leading, ‘ahead-of-the-curve’.


Architect and driving force in developing and realising “The People Networks”. The People Networks provided a global privacy and security platform for the development of Diverse Communities to share, grow, learn, and support within and across communities with personally controlled privacy and the ability to belong to many sensitive, diverse groups that define themselves by sexuality, colour, religion, ability and gender, as a result, invited to join The Aspen Institute by the then Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski.


Inventor of FedCore, a Federated Identity management capability that was the model for the UK Government Identity Assurance Programme and now underpins the Cloud and Cloud or Clouds proposition of a global Telco. Contributor to the Lord Mayor of London’s Restoration of Trust in the City, the BSI response to the UE Payment Services Directive, and Open Banking security wargaming.


Associate consultant to Allied Minds LLC in assessing and commercialising IP from Federally Funded Research Laboratories. Including Quantum Computing and Quantum Cryptography and Information Security.


He is currently bringing Blackwired’s unique cyber-Intelligence platforms to market globally.


Chris is honoured and proud to be a member of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT) and a Freeman of the City of London. His interests are the City of London, the history of thinking and civilisation, and Military History.


Chris Hurst