Jonathan Kempe

Jonathan Kempe

Founder and CEO of Sydney-based scale-up Verifai

Jonathan is a technical Founder with over 20 years of experience as a systems administrator across a broad array of IT disciplines. He has held a number of diverse roles over his working life: senior positions in various large corporations; founding several businesses; holding trusted roles in nationally accredited NFPs, NGOs and education providers, and in the Australian Defence Force satellite communications sector. Jonathan engages on a range of matters as a Cybersecurity Ambassador with the New South Wales Cybersecurity Innovation Node, including industry integration and technological trends. Well-connected to an array of Australian business advocacy groups, Government bodies and Startups, Jonathan regularly contributes to innovation and industry forums in IoT, biometrics, protecting critical infrastructure and supply-chains.

Jonathan is the Founder and CEO of Sydney-based scale-up Verifai. Verifai's goal is to increase supply-chain security, transparency and visibility through the deployment of unique technologies that generate trustworthy data, provide provenance assurance, and protect assets at rest and in transit. Passionate about solving global problems and working alongside creative entrepreneurs, Jonathan is dedicated to building real solutions that positively transform the world.