Joni Brennan


Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)

Joni Brennan is the President of the Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada. She leads the organization in its mission to accelerate the establishment of an ecosystem of trustworthy digital ID solutions in support of Canada’s Innovation Agenda and to the societal and economic benefit of all Canadian governments, businesses, non-profits, and – most importantly – citizens.

Drawing upon 15 years of experience connecting digital ID innovators and policy influencers in the global marketplace, Joni works to further connect the digital ID innovations of Canada to the global marketplace to support Canada’s strategic positioning in the global digital economy.

Created as a result of the federal government’s Task Force for the Payments System Review, the DIACC is a non-profit coalition of public and private sector leaders committed to developing a Canadian digital identification and authentication framework to enable Canada’s full and secure participation in the global digital economy. DIACC members include representatives from both the federal and provincial levels of government as well as private sector leaders.

The DIACC’s objective is to unlock societal and economic opportunities for Canadian consumers, and businesses by providing the framework to develop a robust, secure, scalable and privacy enhancing digital identification and authentication ecosystem that will decrease costs for governments, consumers, and business while improving service delivery and driving GDP growth.


Digital cooperation and standards in a data-driven economy

05/11/2020 13.40 - 14.10

Executive Track: Public / Private Sector Collaboration (CIOSC)Channel 2Panel

Join an interactive panel session on fostering digital cooperation in the wake of a pandemic. Examine the intersection between the public and private sector in shaping marketplace rules and policy-oriented standards that govern our data and security.