Revolutionizing the Way Personal Information Is Verified, Shared and Monetized

FortifID is building a network to power secure, trusted & robust consumer data for the digital world, also enabling individuals to seize control over use of their personal data.

Our Vision Is A Data Solution for the Digital Age,
Using Blockchain and Next-Gen Concepts from MIT.


“Circle of Trust” (CoT) OPAL architecture that eliminates data transfers and replication—with algorithms traveling to the data.


CoreID & blockchain that ensure transparency and reliability of data,

including identity

validation, verification and authentication.


Smart algorithms that leverage CoT trusted data, rendering more robust consumer insights.


Advanced tools (e.g., opt-ins) & technologies that ensure regulations and consumer privacy preferences are met.  

We Solve the Needs of
Businesses that Use, Buy or Sell Personal Data,
as well as the Privacy Needs of Consumers.

For Businesses

Using Personal Data

  • Trusted & more robust data insights. 

  • Business-to-consumer direct connection.

  • Regulatory compliance. 

For Businesses

Selling Personal Data

  • Increased data security.

  • Validation & verification of data.

  • Enhanced monetization capabilities. 

For Individuals

  • Tools to seize control, visibility and ownership over personal data.

  • Personal data privacy & security.

  • Ability to receive micropayments for personal data use. 



Acting Chief Scientist

Thomas is a CTO at Connection Science MIT and one of the leading minds behind MIT’s OPAL and CoreID concepts.  Prior roles include serving at Executive Director at MIT Kerberos Consortium and Principal Scientist at Verisign Inc. Thomas has been honored as a Distinguished Engineer by Bay Networks.


VP Engineering & Co-founder

Shantanu’s extensive experiences include serving as Director of Engineering at Lucent & Alcatel-Lucent, Director of Embedded Software at ChargePoint and VP of Engineering and Director of QA at Riverstone Networks.



Lester is a nationally recognized regulatory attorney and expert in consumer finance.  He has worked for Bank of Boston, Clayton Technologies, Freedom Mortgage and DFC Global among others. He served as a member of the Consumer Advisory Council of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.


Advisor & Co-founder

Arek is a data scientist at Google and a visiting researcher at MIT Media Lab.  Prior, he was a visiting researcher at Technical University of Denmark.

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Interested in working on a revolutionary data solution

for the digital age? 

Meet the Team


CEO & Founder

Anirban is a consumer lending executive and technology entrepreneur. Prior to founding FortifID, he worked at Capital One, Chase and WAMU.  He was also a chief engineer at the Merchant Marines, a data scientist at Stanford and an alumnus of MIT’s Fintech Future Commerce.

Our Advisors


MIT Media Lab. Chair WEF’s data driven development council. Advisor Google, Nissan, Telefonica, UN Sec.Gen. 2012 Forbes ‘Seven most powerful data scientists in the world’. 2013 McKinsey Award from HBR.


C-suite Financial Services Executive.  CEO and/or President Roles, Genesis Financial Solutions, Dollar Financial Group (NA), Wells Fargo (State of Nevada). 


CFO & Treasurer for Fortune 500 companies. Global Finance Executive, Deutsche Bank , GMAC, Pitney Bowes. Risk Executive, Goldman Sachs.


Technology Leader, Cisco Systems, British Telecom. IT Consultant, C-suiltes of Fortune 500 Companies. Internet of Everything & Big Data Expert.  


Product & Credit Risk Executive. Leadership roles at Barclaycard U.S. (CRO), Dollar Financial (CRO), Bank of America-North America, Capital One & McKinsey.


CFO & Advisor to Senior Executives and Boards for Global Organizations. Finance Executive Roles, CoreLogic, Zest Finance, Parasail Health.   

About FortifID

Founded in September 2017 and headquartered in Mountain View, California, FortifID is building a proprietary network using advanced technologies such as blockchain and MIT's OPAL & CoreID to address the escalating needs of our data-driven digital world.


For more, download

FortifID's whitepaper.

Working in Collaboration with MIT


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