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James Monaghan

VP Product & Development, Evernym

James has spent his whole career in product and technology leadership roles at successful startups. He is currently VP Product & Development at Evernym, the company which created the Sovrin identity network, where his team is building the tools to create delightful and privacy-enhancing connections between individuals and institutions using self-sovereign identity. Previously James ran the carrier products division at mobile identity pioneer TeleSign and created one of the first mobile commerce platforms at messaging and payments provider MX Telecom. He has been on both sides of successful acquisitions and lived on both sides of the Atlantic. James holds an MEng from Cambridge University, certifications in agile product management and privacy technology, and a half-decent marathon time.