Michael Becker is a thought-leader and futurist. He regularly speaks at and organizes public and private industry events.

Michael has participated in over 350 industry talks (as a keynote, panelist, or master of ceremonies), 250 webinars (as moderator and panelist), and a plethora of private briefings and executive workshops. He has also participated in hundreds of industry, press, and analyst briefings.

Michael has presented all over the world on a variety subject, including:

  • Identity & Personal Information Management
  • Data Privacy
  • Digital sovereignty
  • Connected Marketing
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Marketing Technology
  • Digital Strategy
  • Industry regulation
  • Cross-Device Messaging
  • Succeeding in Business
  • Building Brand Trust with Mobile

Michael Becker @9th Wonder, March 2019

“Michael spoke to my company a few weeks ago on the topic of mobile marketing and identity & personal information management. It was a longer engagement, lasting a few hours, but I could have listened for several more. Michael offered really engaging content in a format that was easily digestible. I find myself referring to his workshop often and am using it daily as a resource for our marketing.”

Tyler Cordel, Halmark (2019)


Michael is available to speak as a keynote, panel moderator, panelist, workshop leader, and event master of ceremonies. We can also advise on the organization and production of public and private events and programs.


Which will you choose: dystopia, utopia, or The Identity Nexus: An evaluation of the personal data and identity organizational and people-centric confluence.

  • Understand the distinguishing characteristics between the personal data and identity organizational-centric and people-centric approaches
  • Personal data and identity are driving trillions— $, £, €—throughout the world’s economies. Learn where is it all going?
  • The only rationale choice is to strive for The Identity Nexus—the personal data and identity exchange equilibrium

The Personal Data and Identity Meeting of the Waters: Now and The Future

  • Visualizing and wrapping one’s head around the physical: digital confluence
  • Grappling with the five undercurrents of digital transformation: technology, economics, laws & regulations, culture, and politics
  • Planting personal data and actionable insight at the core of your business to create value for your business and those you serve
  • Employing wisdom learning to get refine your plans, motivate your teams, and thrive

MEF CONNECTS Personal Data and Identity 2022

Is it rude to ask your age? Actually no. It is a legal requirement.

We’ve reached tipping. Increasingly the EU requires, across all member states, that organizations verify the age of their online customers. This session provides an overview of the avalanche of new age verification legislation that nearly every company must know and now follow. It also offers examples and recommendations on how to take the pain out of the user experience.

Michael Becker moderates a discussion with Iain Corby.

MEF CONNECTS Personal Data and Identity 2022

What do people around the world think about personal data and digital identity?

A Sneak Peak of the 8th Annual Consumer Trust Study and How Assurant Leverages These Insights to Inform Business Strategy.

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Meeting of the Waters : What the convergence of the organizational-centric and people-centric approaches of personal data and identity means to you, your business, and your community

Did you hear it? That is the people-centric tsunami alarm. It warns you that a wave has reached the shores and is inundating every economy worldwide. Over the next few years, as the water recedes, the topology of the landscape–the way you engage and serve people–will be subtly, ultimately, and irrevocably changed forever. In this session, Michael Becker provides a global view of organizational-centric and people-centric approaches to personal data and identity management. You will walk away with insights on navigating the waters’ data and identity meet. Michael will give you a choice; which path will you choose?  

IWCA - 2020 – One Step Beyond

1-day conference for the UK drinks industry focusing on the most disruptive and essential trends, innovations and technology that the drinks industry needs to be on top of for future sales, marketing, branding and communications.

Michael Becker will be delivering a keynote:  Direct to Consumer: The cult of the individual.  This talk with explore Data, The Personal Information Economy, The Subscription Economy, On-demand services, regulations, and the future of connected individual engagement.

My Data 2019

My Data 2019

I’ll be delivering two talks at MyData 2019, September 25~27, 2019, Helsinki, Finland.

Keynote: Understanding & Extracting The Value of Personal Data: Steps Toward Enabling the Personal Information Economy

Workshop: Mapping Value Extraction, Harms Detection & Mitigation Approaches Within Personal Information Economy

Comverge 2019

Michael Becker will be giving a keynote on the rise of the personal information economy at the Insights Association Converge 2019 conference.