Speaker lineup

For our IDnext Event 2021 we have an interesting lineup planned. Subscribe to our newsletter on our homepage, or check in on our website regularly to check out more details about our keynote speakers and other participants.

Jaya Baloo – Chief Information Security Officer at Avast
Jaya Baloo Ms. is formally recognized within the list of top 100 CISOs globally and ranks among the top 100 security influencers worldwide. In 2019, she was also selected as one of the fifty most inspiring women in the Netherlands by Inspiring Fifty, a non-profit aiming to raise diversity in technology by making female role models in technology more visible. Read more >>

Keynote speaker IDnext event 21 Jaya Baloo

Marten van der Velde – Director Strategy & Innovation at Portbase
Marten started working at Port infolink in 2003, where he started at the Product Development department. In 2009 Port infolink merged with Portnet into Portbase. Marten stayed onboard as Strategy & Business Consultant. In 2014 Marten became the Director Strategy & Innovation, in which he is part of the management team and responsible for the strategy of the organization, its portfolio and the R&D and innovation function. Read more >>

Keynote speaker IDnext 2021 Marten van der Velde

Tess Rutgers van Rozenburg – Strategic Advisor at Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy at Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO)

Over the years Tess Rutgers has been working with innovators in both public and private organisations on disruptive technologies to achieve their mission-critical priorities and build the organisations of tomorrow. Read more >>

Speaker IDnext 2021 Tess Rutgers van Rozenburg

Maarten Bevers – Information Security Officer & Data Protection Officer at LeasePlan
Maarten Bevers is an Information Security Officer with a specialism in IAM, with experience in global enterprises. Coming from a background of general safety & security management and predictive profiling/crowd control. Within the world of information security and IAM, communication is key. Maarten focusses on translating technical and “dull” material to layman’s terms, both from a process as well as a policy point of view. Read more >>

Keynote speaker Maarten Bevers

Esther Makaay – Business & eID Analyst/Architect at Connectis/Signicat and member of the IDnext association Advisory Board.
She is working on new business development and involved in the developments regarding Digital Identities and Trust Frameworks, DNS(SEC) and (new) Top Level Domains. She has expert knowledge of Internet Technologies. During this IDnext event Esther is one of our moderators. She will be hosting the Unconference. Read more >>

Esther Makaay is a member of IDnextplatform advisory board

Roland van Rijswijk – Professor of Network Security at University of Twente and Principal Scientist at NLnet Labs
Roland van Rijswijk-Deij is professor of measurement-based Internet Security at the University of Twente in The Netherlands. His research interests include the security of core Internet infrastructures, such as the Domain Name System and Routing, and the transition of Internet trust infrastructures to quantum-safe cryptographic algorithms at an Internet-wide scale. Read more >>

Speaker IDnext 2021 Roland van Rijswijk

Jacoba Sieders – Independent IDentity- & Access Management guru, member of the IDnext association Advisory Board.
Jacoba is an expert and thought leader on Digital Identity who has been leading IAM functions in the financial industry during the past 2020 years. The last ones were the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Luxembourg, which is the financial institution of the European Union. During this IDnext event Jacoba is one of our moderators. Read more >>

Jacoba Sieders is one of the members of the IDnextplatform Advisory Board.

Martin Sandren – Manager Business Analyst IAM at Ahold Delhaize, member of the IDnext association Advisory board.
Martin Sandren is a security architect and delivery lead with over eighteen years of experience of various information security related roles. Primarily focused on security architecture and digital identity including global scale (20+ million users) customer and internal IAM systems using Microsoft, Forgerock, IBM and Oracle security stacks. At this IDnext event Martin is one of our moderators. Read more >>

Martin Sandren is a member of the IDnextplatform Advisory Board.

Nupur KohliMedical Doctor and Advisor, Supervisory Board Member UNICEF Netherlands.
Nupur Healthcare Leader, Medical Doctor, Author, innovative Speaker, Supervisory Board member of UNICEF the Netherlands and member International Advisory of the Amsterdam Economic Board, The Netherlands. A former healthcare strategy Advisor at EY, she is currently medical advisor with the largest healthcare insurance company in the Netherlands. Read more >>

Nupur Kohli

Mathieu Ahlstrom – Solution Manager IAM, Inter IKEA Systems.
Mathieu Ahlstrom has a long experience in retail contexts, moving organically from shop floor management through best practice documentation and then into digital topics. He has been working with workforce IAM at Inter IKEA Systems since 2015. Read more >>

Mathieu Ahlstrom

Harm Jan Arendshorst – CEO and Founder iLabs Technologies, Chief Strategy Officer at Uqudo.
Harm Jan Arendshorst is the Chief Strategy Officer of Uqudo, Director of iLabs Technologies and Valuetrack Lead of People Flows with Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. His mission in life is to build a Trustworthy Internet of Everything for the wellbeing of People and Planet. For the last 25 years he has been working on Digital Identity and IoT Security Implementation, International Standards & Policy and Research & Innovation. Read more >>

Harm Jan Arendshorst

Nick Smaling – Partner @ The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Nick is a Partner at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in the Technology Advtange & Digital practice and is providing Digital & IT strategy/management consulting services. Read more >>

One of the Den´s at IDnext ´21, Nick Smaling.

Annant Gujral – Domain Architect – Identity Security at Ahold Delhaize
Annant is a Cyber Security Professional with experience in domains like Cyber Security Strategy & Assessments, Identity Access Management(IAM), Privileged Access Management(PAM) and Information Security Risk Management. Read more >>


Katryna Dow – CEO & Founder at Meeco
Katryna founder of Meeco; an award winning personal data platform. She is an advocate for digital rights and speaks globally on privacy, identity,, data protection and Me2B business models. Read more >>

Katryna Dow

Simon HaniaSenior Director and Data Protection Officer at Uber
Simon Hania is Senior Director and Data Protection Officer at Uber, as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of SIDN, the registry and administrator of the .nl online domain. Previously, he served as Vice President for Privacy & Security at TomTom and as a Technical Director at XS4ALL. Read more >>

Foto Simon Hania

Manuel Garat Loureiro – head Identity & Acces Management at Booking.com
After being a software developer for 10 years, I realised that my focus on value delivery, product vision and strategic significance was pulling me towards a new and exciting role. As an IAM (Indentity and Access Management) Product Owner, I can bring together my three passions: Software Development, Security and Agile Methodologies. Read more >>

Foto Manuel Garat Loureiro

Sylvie Vandevelde – head Marketing & Communication at Itsme
From taking care of customer experience in real life to Design Thinking and UX in a digital world, for Sylvie Vandevelde, Head Marketing & Communication at Belgian Mobile ID, the customer-user-citizen needs to be at the heart of every solution. Thanks to technology and innovation, we have the opportunity today to be in the driving seat of our digital us. A digital society needs a digital ID that is easy to use and secure. Read more >>

Foto Sylvie Vandevelde