Speakers @

IDM europe

Identity Management

26 March 2024

Van der Valk Hotel, Utrecht

Speakers @ IDM europe


Extensive research is carried out in order to ensure that our programmes provide a platform for industry experts from the worlds most data driven organisations are able to address the most important issues which matter to you and provide a path towards greater success

Chair & Keynote Speakers
Conference Chair
Robert Garskamp
Entrepreneur, Advisor on Digital Identity Matters and Founder of the IDnextplatform

With the enormous speed of technological digitalisation transformation nowadays, Robert believes that it will influence, constitute and shape our society where you are able to control your identity on attribute level within a secure and privacy-regulated basis.

As an expert for 10 plus years, Robert strives to share his knowledge and experience regarding several topics about digital Identity, security, privacy, mobility, risk management and compliance with several organisations in different sectors. He also advises and consults various organisations (in the public and private sector) related to digital identity.

Robert is Founder of the IDnext platform, a pan-European open and independent platform to support and facilitate innovative approaches in the world of the digital identity, creating awareness about digital identity, providing a knowledge and networking platform for experts in IT, Business and Marketers as a European centre of expertise.

Keynote Speaker
Klaus Haller
Senior Security Architect, AXA Switzerland

Klaus is a seasoned security architect at AXA, based in Switzerland, with a passion for security, the public cloud, and digital transformation. His first priority is safeguarding the organization’s cloud estate. Throughout his career, he has held various roles ranging from solution architecture, IT project management, and IT consulting, covering diverse areas such as banking IT, database development, test data management, risk management, and security. Klaus is a prolific writer, frequently publishing articles, and enjoys presenting at conferences. Notably, in 2022, he authored the book “Managing AI in the Enterprise”.

Keynote Speaker
Michiel Stoop
Head of Identity and Access, Philips

Michiel Stoop is since 2015 Director IAM in Philips Group Security and has over 15 years’ experience in the domain Identity and Access management. In this position he is responsible for the Philips IAM vision, strategy, policy, processes and implementation of IAM related solutions for MFA&SSO, IGA, PAM and B2X-CIAM.


Keynote Speaker
Annet Steenbergen
Advisor/SME Digital Identity and Travel, EU Digital Wallet Consortium (EWC)

Since co-founding/initiating the Aruba Happy Flow project in 2013 after many years working in international border management, digital Identity and innovation for the travel eco-system has been at the centre of her work. She is currently a consultant for the travel and tourism industry and works on projects with focus on implementing digital identity, the (EU) digital wallet, ICAO DTC. Creating true Seamless Travel while preserving data privacy and data protection.

SInce 2016 Annet has been actively involved in IATA OneID working groups and in 2020 she was awarded the Women in Biometrics Award.

Keynote Speaker
Christoph Schneider
Head of IT Development and Operations, Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)

Christoph Schneider is Head of IT Development and Operations at the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). In June 2017, Christoph joined the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as co-leader of the Technical Committee 68 FinTech Technical Advisory Group (ISO TC 68 FinTech TAG) workstream dealing with digital identity. He has extensive experience in developing and implementing solutions in financial technology. Christoph holds a Master of Science degree in Business Information Systems from Technische Universität Darmstadt.

Keynote Speaker
Filip Nowak
Global Head of Cyber Defence, Ferrero

Strategist and scientist with over ten years of experience in cybersecurity in various industries, focused on cyber defense and risk management. Interdisciplinary education within computer science, business management and security studies. Filip deals with the issues of organization, coordination, and consistency of approaches to solving systemic problems. Professionally, he manages the global unit of detection and response to cyber threats in the IT, OT and Cloud environments.

Keynote Speaker
Stefan Bosnjakovic
External IAM & GRC Architect, Glencore International AG

The emphasis of Stefan’s professional activity during the past fifteen years has been on IAM and GRC projects, driven by the clients’ needs to comply with regulatory demands and close audit findings, complemented by related project activities.

Stefan’s experience also includes Regulatory Requirements (ECB, BaFin, FinMa, BoE, MAS, SOx, FED, FFIEC), Business Process Analysis, Workflow Engineering, Operational Risk Management, IT Security Management (ISO 27000, MaRISK), and Audits.

In addition to pure IAG issues he is integrating related IT-Security related topics such as HPAM (High Privilege Access Management), SSO (Single-Sign On), MFA/Passwordless Technologies, CM (Cloud Migration), Firewall and VPN/SD-WAN into his architecture solutions to complete the overall end-to-end IAG framework.

This is rounded up by communication, coordination and setting up train-the-trainer schemes with HR, relevant business and specialist departments.

Keynote Speaker
Maran Madiajagane
CISO, Ornikar

Information security professional with about 15 years of experience in specialising in the security industry. Currently working as the CISO of Ornikar, a modern digital French company that offers driving lessons and car insurance. Previously Group CISO at RAJA and B&B Hotels. Regular speaker at French and international cyber security events.



Keynote Speaker
Mathieu Ahlstrom
IAM Team Manager, Inter IKEA

Mathieu is a dynamic public speaker and trainer with a proven ability to engage audiences. He is currently the Team Manager for Identity & Access Management in Information Security & Data Privacy for Inter Ikea. He works well in and with multi-cultural situations, making him a successful leader of a blended internal/external team focusing on topics related to enterprise IAM.

His previous experiences include:

  • Digital development – Enterprise Search, metadata governance, enterprise identity management solutions, Sharepoint development, hardware management and digital facilities.
  • Bricks-and-mortar – Large store rebuilding projects, high-profile marketing events, line management
  • Communications – Brand manuals, magazine production, radio production, event facilitation and community management.
Keynote Speaker
Nikhil Gulati
Enterprise Identity & Security Operations Team Lead, PVH Corp

Result-oriented and enthusiastic self-driven IAM professional with a successful career of 12 years

Worked on integrating role-based access control, application on-boarding framework, automatic and self-service user provisioning, and reconciliation of services with existing applications, systems, and networked devices. Responsibilities include Design/Architecture/migration/development.

Currently working for global retail in Netherlands.

Plenary Speakers
Plenary Speaker
Matthew Sturman
Senior Solutions Engineer, BeyondTrust

Matthew Sturman works as a Senior Solution Engineer at BeyondTrust where he is committed to understanding the threats faced by organisations and helping find solutions to fulfil their security requirements. Matt has helped many organisations balance security and user productivity across their estate by enabling frictionless privilege management solutions. With a range of experience across software houses and large system integrators, Matt specialises in Endpoint Privilege Management.

Plenary Speaker
Paul Walker
Field Strategist, Omada

With over 25 years of global experience in cybersecurity and a focus on Identity & Access Management, Paul Walker is a seasoned professional known for his exceptional communication and problem-solving skills. Currently serving as a Field Strategist at Omada, he brings a wealth of expertise in value selling, product growth, and IAM solution evangelism. Paul has held key positions at Clear Skye, One Identity, and Dell, consistently driving technical strategy and maintaining impactful relationships with customers and partners throughout his distinguished career.

Plenary Speaker
Edwin Grimminck
Principal Solution Consultant, SailPoint

Edwin has been working in IT and specifically the Identity Management market for over 20 years. Starting as a technical consultant at Novell/NetIQ he worked in many different organizations and was involved in the design, integration and implementation of IAM, IGA, SSO, SIEM and PAM solutions. After moving to a Sales Engineering role he has been responsible for the technical explanation and validation of upcoming projects. In 2016 he made the switch to SailPoint where he has a clear focus on Identity Security and where he uses his experience in this market to spread the SailPoint vision.

Plenary Speaker
Patrick van der Veen
Director Sales Engineering – Northern Europe, Delinea

Patrick van der Veen is Director Sales Engineering at Delinea based in the Netherlands. With over 12 years in Pre-Sales Engineering, Patrick has a strong background in infrastructure, virtualization and security, and holds CISSP and OSCP certifications. Patrick is also an active member of the cyber community, a Certified Ethical Hacker (EC-Council) and has worked across EMEA in a variety of IT fields and major enterprise projects.

Plenary Speaker
Matthew Sturman – SEMINAR
Senior Solutions Engineer, BeyondTrust

Matthew Sturman works as a Senior Solution Engineer at BeyondTrust where he is committed to understanding the threats faced by organisations and helping find solutions to fulfil their security requirements. Matt has helped many organisations balance security and user productivity across their estate by enabling frictionless privilege management solutions. With a range of experience across software houses and large system integrators, Matt specialises in Endpoint Privilege Management.

Seminar Speakers
Seminar Speaker
Matthew Berzinksi
Senior Director of Product Management, Ping Identity

As a Senior Director of Product Management, Matt is responsible for building product strategies in bringing the Ping product portfolio to market. Matt works closely with customers and partners to understand the current market demands and bring them to the product teams to deliver the most modern and comprehensive platform in IAM. Before joining, Matt has over 20 years of experience in the Identity Management and Security space working with companies such as Oracle, Symantec, Unisys, and Passlogix.

Seminar Speaker
Jochen Raymaekers
Principal Solution Architect, Ping Identity

Jochen Raymaekers is a Principal Solution Architect at Ping Identity, and is helping business solving complex IAM issues in the Northern Europe territory. Over the past 10 years, Jochen has performed full IAM implementations, from developer to architect, security architecture reviews, security assessments, and penetration tests of different systems and devices.

Seminar Speaker
Martijn Morshuis
Senior Solutions Engineer, Okta

Martijn is a solutions oriented technology specialist and team leader with over 20 years of experience in the fields of Information Technology, Security, Solution Engineering & Architecture. Martijn mostly gained his experiences from his tenures at PANalytical, YaWorks & Thales.

Seminar Speaker
Thijs Wollerich
Security Manager - Identity & Access Governance, Signify

Thijs is a Security Manager that specialises in identity and access management. He started his career as a cyber strategy consultant and is currently responsible for identity and access governance as Security Manager at Signify. In his role at Signify he has been sculpting the identity and access management landscape since ’21. His role involves pioneering identity and access management solutions that not only enhance security posture but also drive operational efficiency and add business value. His upcoming interview about the innovative project with Saviynt promises to offer insights into the governance of the third-party workforce within their business ecosystems.

Seminar Speaker
Roger Veldpaus
Account Executive, Benelux, Saviynt

Roger Veldpaus, a seasoned professional in Identity Access Management (IAM) and Enterprise Security Sales. With over three decades of experience, Roger currently leads as the Account Executive for the Enterprise market in Benelux at Saviynt. His journey has seen him empower organisations through complex IAM leadership, implementation partnerships, and IGA/PAM project management, underpinned by certifications such as CISA . Roger’s dedication to customer success, business value, and continuous innovation, alongside his expertise in GDPR, WPB, ISO27002, DORA and other critical compliance frameworks, positions him as a leading voice in digital security.

Previous Speakers
Previous Speaker
Bruno Falcão
CIAM Product Manager, Roche

Bruno has been immersed in the IAM world for more than 7 years, where he has implemented IAM solutions in Nestle, International Olympic Committee and now at Roche. He is responsible for the overall strategy for Customer Identity and Access Management (CIAM) solutions, with an external user portfolio of more than 1 million customers worldwide.

Previous Speaker
Shashi Prakash Singh
IAM Architect, ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Shashi P Singh, prior to joining ABN AMRO Bank, has worked in the R&D department of product-based companies like Philips, Verisign, RSA Security, Siemens, and Harman.

He comes with deep technical know-how in the Identity & Access Management space. He has in-depth skills in key management, authentication, authorization, encryption, Identity federation, and application security. He also comes in with rich experience in design as well as the implementation of complex IAM solutions enterprise-wide.

In addition, Shashi brings to the table hard negotiation skills which are key to ensuring Security is understood and taken up in the desired way for a product.

Previous Speaker
Manjir Sen
Technical Product Owner, Nuuday A/S

Manjir is the technical Product Owner on IAM interfaces both technical and non-technical spanning the paradigm of project planning, IT strategy, IT roadmap and overall IAM management working closely with individual development teams and higher management for creating Nuuday’s IAM roadmap, implementation strategy, and design blueprint. He is
involved in all customer-facing channels protection web and mobile including both consumer, business and dealers, and creating Joiner/Mover/Leaver/ retainer/termination life cycle management for enterprise employees. He is also responsible for End to End API security orchestration based on various Gateway technologies along with Service Mesh sidecar (east-west orchestration).

Previous Speaker
Martin Sandren
IAM Product Lead, IKEA

Martin Sandren is a security architect and product lead with over twenty years of experience of various information security related roles. Primarily focused on security architecture and digital identity including global scale customer, privileged and employee IAM systems using Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Sailpoint, saviynt, Forgerock, IBM and Oracle security stacks.

Experience includes architect, onshore and offshore team lead as well as individual developer. Wide international experience gained through having lived and worked in Sweden, Germany, UK, USA and the Netherlands. Martin is a frequent speaker at international conferences such as Consumer Identity World, MyData and European Identitiy and Cloud Conference.

In his role as IAM lead at Inter Ikea, Martin is responsible for creating an IAM system that enables our coworkers to deliver a better everyday life for the many people as well as ensuring smooth delivery of meatballs and billys across the world.

Martin Sandren is a board member of the IdNext foundation, founder of the Digital Identity Amsterdam meetup and active within IDPro.

Previous Speaker
Aditya Kumar
IOT Lead Solution Designer, Vodafone Business

Aditya, an IoT Lead Solution Designer at Vodafone, is responsible for transforming Identity and Access Management (IAM) for the Vodafone’s IoT Platform. With over 20 years of experience in IoT Products & Security, IAM, Enterprise Mobility Management, Networks, and BSS/OSS domains, he is a recognized expert across a wider range of technology and has a deep understanding of the industry. His primary responsibility is to design and drive IAM integrations with customers, and he is also responsible for the overall strategy for IAM solutions.

Aditya is a seasoned speaker on key trends in IAM.

Previous Speaker
Frank Leavis
Solution Engineer EMEA, Silverfort

Frank is the Solution Engineer for Benelux at Silverfort. He has over 10 years of experience in the IT Security industry with companies like Okta and Centrify (Delinea). Throughout his experience Frank has consulted many companies on security projects around Identity Protection.

Previous Speaker
Anette Lavu
IT Service Manager, Identity & Access Management, Valmet

Anette Lavu is a fairly new solution driven Service Manager with a technical and down to earth mindset. Decision making under pressure and learning new skills make her thrive. She has been part of Valmet’s IGA tool implementation project as a Migration Lead and in 2021, she was promoted to IAM Service Manager. Since then, she has been continuously improving the service, it’s monitoring and efficiency, taking new capabilities into use as well as acting as a Project Manager, organizing end user trainings regularly. On top of the regular service management tasks, Valmet’s acquisitions and rapid business needs has kept her developing the service even further to gain smooth and automated processes.

Previous Speaker
Nick Baring, IAM Solution Architect and Rudi de Bruijne, IAM Engineer

PGGM is a not-for-profit cooperative pension fund service provider. As a pension administrator, asset manager and advisor to pension fund boards, it executes its social mandate: to provide for good old-age incomes for 4.3 million participants in the Netherlands. On June 30, 2023 PGGM managed long-term pension capital of EUR 229 billion worldwide. Rooted firmly in the Dutch healthcare sector, PGGM develops innovative provisions for labour market issues in this sector, alone or with strategic partners. Our member organisation PGGM&CO supports 765,000 workers and pensioners with a background in healthcare.

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