The identity market is attracting huge investment and is set help enable a growing number of online transactions to become the major catalyst for digital transformation, financial inclusion and will underpin a new wave of developments such as IoT.

Our list covers the movers, the shakers, the doers and builders; and the people you need to know in the world of digital identity right now.

The Leaders InIDentity Most Influential Powerlist is based on the active users of Twitter and other social media forums, taking into account their Klout scores. This Klout score is based on various metrics from Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Instagram, Foursquare and Wikipedia.

The influencer list is a near real-time run down of the most important people in identity globally on social media, which is automatically updated every fortnight.

Emma Lindley, Director at Innovate Identity, stated “The identity space is going through a huge transformation. We wanted to recognize our peers in identity as we know each and every one of them will have a huge part to play in how we secure the future of digital transactions”.

If there are people you think should be recognized and are not on the list, tweet us @Innovate_ID and we will add them.