Vinod Kizhakke

Principal, Strategic Design Consulting, Infosys

Vinod Kizhakke

Vinod is a Design Researcher, Strategist, and Technologist. He likes talking to people. A lot. He firmly believes that technology should be a supporting actor in the human story and set in the context of the business for problem discovery to lead to impactful problem solutions. His work straddles ethnography, systems and business design, and emerging tech. These days he is focused on medical device and related data ecosystems, understanding the future of work and the place of physical presence in it, and co-creation as an approach to organizational change.

Designing For a Future with Biometrics

Main Stage

Thurs - Sept 23

Track 6

8:30 am EDT

Biometrics are going to play a major part in identification and authentication across multiple channels in the future. However, as they are unchangeable, unique identifiers, caution is needed while using them. Are all interventions that use biometrics necessary? Are all biometrics adopted alike? What contexts would make them acceptable? What are possible unintended consequences? Is sharing and safeguarding of this data worth personal risk to individuals and business risk to organizations?

Co-presenting with Julia Shoa