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Non-Executive Technology Director (Non-Exec) with a background in technology & IT. This company applies a variety of technologies, as well as legal and regulatory frameworks, to the problem of solving the problem of “Identity”.

The company has worked closely with major technology providers, plus governments and regulators around the globe.  The company also leads the global development in International Standards in this area.

The company is looking to strengthen their Board with the appointment of four Non-Executive Directors to contribute to the growth of the company.

The Non-Executive Directors will be encouraged to become a shareholder in the Company to align the incoming Non-Exec’s interest with that of the existing Directors who are or plan to become shareholders.

Business Concept:

  • Our client was formed in 2011 when the idea of Self-Sovereign Identity and the technology and social creation known as blockchain were combined.
  • The technology allows personal data to be stored in a stable, secure and rapidly scalable platform.
  • Leading the drive for the application of Self-Managed Identity with Blockchain technology globally
  • Partnerships are already in place with major international organisations.
  • Mission: our vision is to have an efficient and effective identity system, flexible enough to be able to operate in any part of the world and affect the lives of millions every year.

Non-Exec Director Role/Requirements/Expertise:

  • Experience as a statutory Director, preferably of a growth company (plc not necessary).
  • Experience of identity technology and current and potential applications for the product – unless other, more specialist skills can be offered. Ideally, have been (or want to be) involved in successfully scaling a technology business through to exit.
  • These technologies include; Blockchain and DLT, AI, Machine Learning; and legal and regulatory frameworks involving close collaboration with regulators (such as the FCA) and government (including HM Treasury, Bank of England and DCMS) plus overseas governments and regulators.
  • Experience in the application of technology to wider environments and an understanding of the drivers and constraints of doing so.
  • Knowledge of and contacts within the ID technology business would be an advantage.
  • Experience of the workings of large, multi-national corporations, that is either working within or for organisations that have pivotal contracting arrangements with them
  • Ability to determine the effectiveness of approaches to clients’ technology needs at an early stage in developing relationships and advise accordingly.
  • Constructively challenging style, but supportive.
  • Sufficient time to prepare well and attend Board and Strategy meetings.
  • It is expected that the role will require approximately 2 days per month – more in the early stages.
  • The Non Exec will be encouraged to become a shareholder in the Company to align the incoming Non Exec’s interest with that of the existing Directors who are all shareholders. The company will be registered for the EIS scheme which provides 30% tax relief and up to 100% capital gains relief subject to status.

This role will close on Friday 27th April 2018

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