I've practiced intellectual property law for over a decade focusing on patent matters.
I'm the founder of MeetingWave.com & Vrfy.me and still an advisor. I also made the 1%pledge for my equity in both to charities (Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation and Special Operations Warrior Foundation) to help with karma.
Then, use your vrfy.me profile virtually anywhere online including: LinkedIn, Facebook, Craigslist, blogs, etc.
With or without you real name!
Why? People are more likely to trust you with a verified profile showing where you work or went to school. And you can ask others for their vrfy.me/username url.
When someone sees your verified email domains (e.g. @ibm or @brown.edu on your vrfy.me profile, they will know that you are associated with the university or company identified in the email domain.
Why use vrfy.me for p2p transactions?
for a short video.