Koen de Jong

Advisor Digital Identities & Personal Data, InnoValor

Koen is an advisor at InnoValor focussing on Digital Identities and Personal Data. He is an active member within in the MyData community, trying to realise a human-centric data economy. For the last 3 years Koen has been leader of the Operator group and member of the review team for the MyData Operator Awards.

Koen helps public and private organisations to better understand digital trends and the impact of it. His expertise lies in topics such as MyData Operators, the European Digital Identity (EDI), personal data wallets and self sovereign identity (SSI). Here his background in cyber security is of great value. However, he is particularly interested in ethics and the impact of technology on individuals. He has run projects such as an analysis of the Dutch PDM landscape, UX research for a Dutch PDM solution, eIDAS peer reviews for the recognition of national eIDs and research regarding the EU Digital Identity (EDI). Currently he is involved in the supervision of eHerkenning, the Dutch eID ecosystem.