Leah Callon Butler | The Future of Trust


Verification of identity is critical in establishing a sense of trust between two new suitors, but this is difficult to achieve when most people don’t want to overexpose themselves online.

Data scandals from Cambridge Analytica to Ashley Madison have left us thinking long and hard about the very sensitive topic of data privacy. So even genuine lovebirds - not just scammers - are crafting their digital identities with varying degrees of illegitimacy in an attempt to blur the line between their public personas and private life. As such, it’s becoming more and more difficult to tell if bae is ‘The One’ or ‘Bot 101’…

We were joined by Leah Callon-Butler, co-founder of intimate.io, who explained how this new cryptocurrency is introducing 'pseudonymous reputation' to allow privacy and transparency to coexist within the Adult Industry, offering unprecedented safety and empowerment to everyone from right-swipers to sex workers.

Leah is a Co-Founder and Chief Impact Officer for intimate.io, a cryptocurrency bringing safety and security to the Adult Industry. With over a decade's experience spearheading the business development and growth strategies for a range of emerging tech startups, she devoted a large part of her MBA to the topic of social entrepreneurship. Leah has consulted to the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) on SDG5 and is a member of the Women of Sex Tech.

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