About Us

The 2019 Annual Conference of Digital Identity Research Initiative (DIRI), Indian School of Business, Hyderabad will take place during October 11-12 at ISB Hyderabad campus. The conference will focus on topics such as data privacy and data security, FinTech, skill development, Aadhaar, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchains all viewed from the lens of digital identity.


DIRI was launched in 2017 in collaboration with Omidyar Network. DIRI has 3 goals.

  1. Production of high quality and timely research on digital identity
  2. Engagement with relevant stakeholders so that research can inform policy and strategy
  3. Build a global research ecosystem for digital identity, with a focus on India