Identity Management

17 September 2019

Van Der Valk Hotel, Utrecht




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.

Nick Caley

Global VP of Financial Services & Regulatory, ForgeRock

With twenty years’ experience covering all aspects of Information Security, Nick Caley has advised global clients in industry and government on security strategy and the operational capabilities that enable organisations to protect their most valuable assets. Engagements over the last two decades have provided Nick with detailed knowledge of enterprise infrastructure and the protection of sensitive, high value data.
Enterprise has developed hybrid architectures and data driven business models, Nick has advised on how to enable digital transformation whilst reducing risks. With ForgeRock, Nick is Global VP of Financial Services & Regulatory with a focus on guiding organisations to deliver successful outcomes beyond compliance with GDPR, PSD2 and Open Banking.

Angelos Varthalitis

CIO, Transdev Nederland

Solutions-driven executive with extensive global experience in IT service management, security operations and infrastructure fields.

Performance-focused IT leader credited with driving large-scale projects to success by overseeing executive vendors and stakeholder relationships, while strategically maximizing the value of technical resources.

Proven capacity to multitask, interpret business needs into technical solutions and vice versa, develop new technologies s while managing a cross-functional team.

While others take pride in meeting all standards set before them, my passion is for delivering service that goes beyond organisational expectations, creating a win-win scenario for everyone involved!

Patrik Horemans

Subject Matter Expert - Identity and Access Management, IBM Security Europe

Patrik started his career in IT more than 20 years ago supporting server hardware. Since then he moved into several roles as a consultant, pre-sales, channel manager and sales.

He is active in the field of Identity and Access Management for more than 15 years and worked for several start-up and well-established vendors in this space.

He joined IBM in 2015 specializing in the IBM Security IAM offering. Now he works as a subject matter expert in the field of Identity and Access Management for IBM in Europe.

Besides knowledge of the commercial offerings he is well educated on the technical aspects.

David Pignolet

CEO, SecZetta

With nearly two decades of experience in application, network, and data security, David founded SecZetta to address a growing need for better IT security and identity and access management to address the gaps that exists as it relates to third party identity risk and lifecycle management.

As a successful entrepreneur, David has founded two successful IT management and security companies working with global organizations to help fill these gaps. He is a former member of the Air Force National Guard, where he specialized in combat communications focusing on encrypted secure communications.

Sébastien Stormacq

Technical Evangelist, AWS

Seb is inspiring builders to unlock the value of the AWS cloud, using his secret blend of passion, enthusiasm, customer advocacy, curiosity and creativity.

Sébastien worked as consultant and pre-sales engineer for the last 20+ years with large enterprises and start-ups helping them transform business requirements into technical solutions, unlock the value of middleware, mobile applications, and scale systems to meet customer demand.

Before joining the AWS Evangelist team, Seb built & lead the AWS technical training team in EMEA, and the Alexa solution architecture team in UK, France, Italy and Spain.

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Markku Rossi

Chief Technology Officer, SSH.COM

Markku Rossi is CTO and responsible for R&D at SSH.COM. Markku was with SSH from 1998-2005 as a Chief Engineer and was a major contributor to the SSH software architecture.
Prior to re-joining the company in 2015, he co-founded several companies such as Codento and ShopAdvisor, and served as CTO at Navicore and as Chief Architect at Nokia. He has a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Aalto University.

Hugo Löwinger

Principal Identity Strategist, PwC

Hugo brings 15 years’ experience in delivering digital identity strategy and solutions within retail banking, payments and telco’s. He helps clients rethink and rebuild digital identity capabilities from onboarding to omnichannel authentication and fraud detection with the ultimate goal to strike a balance between optimizing user experience, security and cost.

Hugo currently leads the Customer Identity Practice of PwC’s EMEA Center of Excellence for Identity & Access Management and has previously fulfilled strategic positions at various (challenger) banks and consultancies.

Hans Zandbelt

IAM Architect, OpenID Foundation

Hans is a Founder and IAM Architect at ZmartZone IAM. He holds an MSc. degree in Computer Science, Tele-Informatics and Open Systems from Twente University (1993). He has over 20 years’ experience as a technical leader in research and innovation projects, including digital identity initiatives. In 2007 he joined SURFnet as the Architect and Technical Product Manager of SURFfederatie, the national infrastructure for federated Single Sign-On for the research and higher education community in the Netherlands.

In 2011 he joined Ping Identity as an expert on Single Sign-On, Cloud Identity & Access Management and large-scale deployment of federation technology, representing the CTO Office in Europe. In 2017 he founded ZmartZone IAM to provide Identity & Access Management consultancy and to contribute to standards and open source development in the broader field of IAM. He is an active member of the OpenID Connect Certification team in the OpenID Foundation.

Marcus Mueller

VP Enterprise Sales EMEA, OneLogin

Having graduated in Mechanical Engineering, Marcus has spent the last 20 years working in the IT industry, helping North American SaaS companies expand their operations into the EMEA market. With a wide ranging background working with software and services vendors across every industry, Marcus now heads up OneLogin’s EMEA business as VP Enterprise Sales EMEA.

Darshana Gunawardana

Senior Technical Lead, WSO2

Darshana is a key member and a senior lead of WSO2 Identity Server team. He mainly focuses on the domain of identity management and computer security. He is also interested in the areas of distributed computing and embedded systems.
Darshana has worked with Fortune 500 customers on providing IAM solutions and technical consulting. He has been a speaker at WSO2Con, IDM London and other IAM related events.

Mark Vermeulen

Director for Sales in Benelux, Omada

Mark is Sales Director for Omada in Benelux and has a long track record in management and sales positions in leading IT security companies such as Symantec and HPE. His main focus is on assuring successful information protection projects and he brings a wealth of expertise in DLP, CASB, IAM, IGA solutions and their best practices.

In the fast-growing space of identity and access management, Mark and his team assist Omada’s Benelux customers in their journey to a successful IGA/IAM implementation with Omada’s unique approach based on a comprehensive IGA process framework.

Edwin Grimminck

Identity Governance Specialist, SailPoint

Edwin has been working in IT with a main focus on Identity, Governance and Security products for over 20 years.

After working as an Identity and Access Management consultant, designing, implementing and advising in IAM projects, he’s now working as a Sales Engineer at SailPoint. In this role, he is supporting sales colleagues in the Benelux with all technical related questions, product demo’s, presentations and workshops within their Identity and Security portfolio.

Expertise: Identity and Access Management, Security, Single Sign On, Strong authentication, NetIQ/Novell and SailPoint products.

Edina Dobos

Head of Technology Compliance, Diageo

Edina is currently the Head of Technology Compliance for Diageo, leading cross functional activities in preparations for and in response to internal and external audit requirements and compliance with IT control Frameworks.

Previously held various positions in covering both IS and Business SoD control activities for the key ERP, accompanied by management assurance over ERP application controls as well. Having gained 10+ years in managing and improving overall response to business SoD-risks, she expanded her remit to cover and transform IS SoD control activities as well.

During her career she has created the foundations of a centralized SoD operations team, standardizing and simplifying new monitoring procedures along with leading the upgrade of GRC Access Control and Emergency Access Management from a business point of view.

Her experience includes as a business acceptance lead a major review of SoD-matrices, translation of rules into GRC solution, designing and implementing new monitoring processes and engagement to achieve management- and external auditor confidence in the new procedures.

Edina is certified in CISA, CRISC and COBIT 5 and is highly qualified in ERP security, administration and configuration.

Jan Winus van Roode

Innovation Manager, Nsecure b.v.

Jan Winus has worked for more than 15 years for Nsecure, a leading Dutch security company and a domestic market leader in physical access control. In the last 2 years, he has been working as an innovation manager. From this position, he started a project to take a whole different approach to physical access management, which has become a spin-off from his former employer. He is a graduate Master of Law (Erasmus University Rotterdam) and Master of Security Science and Management (Delft University of Technology).

Faisal Syed

Global Head of Access Management, UBS

With over 15 years’ experience in identity and access management, from engineering solutions to managing global programs that deliver complex products and business solutions, Faisal has gained unique insights into what it takes to deliver successfully.

At UBS he manages a 100 strong global team consisting of program managers, architects and engineers – working closely with CISO to address both compliance and innovation challenges. And is accountable for managing almost 8 million entitlements for over 100,000 people across applications and infrastructure.

The complex and highly regulated environment at UBS has given its own unique opportunities to allow Faisal to define roadmaps to deliver Cloud, Robotics, XAAS and new regulatory requirements for access management.

Faisal has an MSC in Information Technology (with Distinction) from Queen Mary’s College, University of London, and prior to his 17 years at UBS, worked at Oracle as a consultant implementing bespoke Java and database solutions.

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Henk Marsman

Lead Product Manager Identity and Access Management, Rabobank

Henk Marsman is Lead Product Manager for Identity and Access Management for employees at Rabobank, a top three bank in the Netherlands. He’s responsible for the cohesion and ‘customer’ orientation of the IAM services and works with the IAM product owners in Rabobank to materialize the vision and strategy.

Prior to joining Rabobank (2017) Henk was a senior advisor with a global consulting firm where he built and led the IAM expertise team in the Netherlands. He has extensive experience in providing management consulting services on IAM to a wide range of organizations.

Besides the ‘traditional’ security and employee oriented IAM area he’s keenly interested in the wider area of digital identities, digital developments and the role access control therein. Within Rabobank he builds the bridge to the true customer identity management areas and the identity service provider (broker) that Rabobank provides in the marketplace. Beyond Rabobank he enjoys visiting events like IDnext to learn from the experts and share his vision.

Fernando Garcia-Quismondo

Cyber Security Architecture (Digital Identity) - Global Cyber Security Area, Banco Santander

Fernando has a Physics degree from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He joined Santander Group in 2004 and has been part of CTO and Innovation areas during these years, participating in most of the initiatives involving Customer Digital Identity, with special focus in biometrics-based IAM and onboarding processes.

As part of Cybersecurity Global Team, he is currently in charge of the definition of a “Digital Trust Architecture”, assessing all technology aspects related to Digital Identity trends (biometrics, cybersecurity, privacy, etc.) as well as leading innovative proof of concepts to evaluate feasibility and possible uses of new technologies that form the Customer Centric security ecosystem.

Stuart Beattie

Product Marketing Director, Omada

Stuart Beattie has over the past 22 years advised organizations in finance, telecom, manufacturing, healthcare and government on their cybersecurity deployments. He has held roles in technical support, pre-sales, and product marketing working with a wide variety of technologies including firewalls, intrusion prevention systems, desktop security, penetration testers, network forensics, and identity management.

Stuart has a BSc in Computing with German from Bolton University, and an MBA in Technology Management from Imperial College London.

James Thompson

Workplace Operations Manager, Catawiki

James Thompson is Workplace Operations Manager at Catawiki, the fastest growing Dutch technology company of 2016 and winner of Delotte’s Technology Fast50.

He has worked for the last two years at Catawiki leading Office IT, and more recently Facilities Management, across locations in Amsterdam and Assen. Running a very lean team in a fast changing environment, his focus is on ensuring a simple and scalable experience for employees throughout the spectrum of technology knowledge.

Prior to joining Catawiki he led digital projects at Altair Engineering, Jaguar Land Rover and Hult International Business School, and holds a Masters degree in Automotive Engineering from the University of Leeds.

Jeffrey Vos

Technical Support Specialist, Catawiki

Jeffrey Vos is a Technical Support Specialist at Catawiki, the fastest growing Dutch technology company of 2016. He was instrumental in migrating Catawiki over to IaM provider OneLogin, and places much emphasis on improving and automating IT workflows and internal business processes within HR and Facilities Management.

Jeffrey is the brains and creator behind the internal Catawiki IT portal, which has drastically improved IT processes at Catawiki including onboarding, offboarding and account provisioning.

Núria Barceló i Peiró

Manager Identity and Access Management, NXP Semiconductors

Núria has been working in Identity and Access Management positions for the last 22 years, from presales to professional services. In August 2014 she joined NXP Semiconductors and is currently working as IAM team manager responsible for the team, provided services and Product Owner of several projects. Núria is from Barcelona (Catalan) and has been living in Eindhoven for 15 years. She loves nature, being with family (2 children) and reading history books.

Avery McGill

Principal Solutions Architect, Electronic Arts

Avery McGill is a Principal Solutions Architect at Electronic Art’s, the world’s leading video game company. He has a strong background in Identity and Access Management as a consulting practice leader and architect; advising, architecting, and implementing multi-national IAM solutions. Avery oversees the architecture, design, and implementation of a new generation IAM platform, focusing on the employee experience and empowering employees to connect, collaborate, and create in a secure and frictionless environment.

Peter Rietveld

Domain Architect Identity and Access Management, Ahold Delhaize

Peter Rietveld works for Traxion and works as a contractor for Ahold Delhaize since 2015, as member of the Enterprise Security Architecture team. He has been working in IT security since the mid-90s, at various organizations such as the MoD, Fokker, ABNAMRO and DSM in roles as security architect, security administrator and penetration tester.

Dmitry Kann

Freelance Full-Stack Developer, Yktoo Solutions

Born and bred in Russia, Dmitry moved some ten years ago to the Netherlands. Over the past two decades he has worked with numerous languages, platforms and frameworks, from 8086 assembly language to Java, Python and JavaScript/Angular. Dmitry also some practical experience with Identity & Access Management and was involved in the implementation of the DSO (Digitaal Stelsel Omgevingswet) program, the digital ecosystem supporting the Living Environment Regulation. The so-called Standaard Platform is a cloud-based IaaS solution for Dutch government institutions, which is heavily reliant on the WSO2 stack of products.

Since 2016 he has been working as a freelance software engineer. His favourite OS is Ubuntu Linux and his choice of editor is Vim. Dmitry also runs a blog at

Allard Keuter

Business Development and Scheme Architect iDIN, Currence

Allard is initiator of the Dutch banking eID solution iDIN. He is specialized in payments and authentication, acting in various roles, varying from project manager to scheme architect. Allard has over 15 years experience in technology and business change management in the payments industry, often involving change across multiple enterprises.

After a career at PostNL, Equens, Atos and Friesland Bank, Allard joined Currence in 2011. In 2012 Allard was project manager for the e-mandates solution and starting in 2014 he initiated the BankID (now iDIN) project with the five larger banks. Today his role is best described as scheme architect or business development and as such involved in the further development and roll out of iDIN within various businesses, government agencies and ecommerce.

Allard graduated from Utrecht University with a degree in environmental biology and is still working with ecosystems.

Rieks Joosten

Senior Researcher (Information Security), TNO

Rieks Joosten works as a Senior Researcher at TNO, a Dutch research organization that aims to make academic knowledge practical for governments and businesses. Driven by the urge to improve on what he thinks can become better, he has been focusing on (administrative) business processes and related topics, which includes Self Sovereign Identity and electronic business transactions.

As a student, Rieks helped to develop the OS-software for the first handheld computers of Matsushita. Later, at Pijnenburg Custom Chips, he architected the world’s fastest asymmetric crypto chip of that time (around 1991), the design of which was re-used in IBM products. At KPN Research (1999) and later at TNO (2003) Rieks got interested in conceptual modelling, and contributed to the development and operationalization of Ampersand, i.e. the (open source) method and tools for specifying and creating automated support for business processes. This aroused his interest on distributed (networked) risk management and IAM, which he continued to pursue until today.

Since 2014, Rieks is a contributing expert member of the ISO/IEC JTC1/SC27 WG1 group that manages the 27000 series of IT Security standards. Also, since 2000, he has been a member of the (supervisory) board of primary educational institutions. He has authored several articles and patents.

Vince Warrington

Senior Governance, Risk & Compliance Specialist, Open Banking

Vince Warrington is a leading Information Assurance and Cyber Security expert with over 15 years of experience heading-up large-scale, organisation-wide IT and cyber security programmes for central Government departments, blue chip private companies and well-known voluntary organisations across the globe.

Vince is an influential member of the Information Assurance Advisory Council (IAAC) and the UK Cyber Security Forum. He is currently advising on strategies to encourage more young people to consider a career in cyber security – especially females and those on the Autism spectrum.

Vince has recently developed the internal threat intelligence network for the Department of Work & Pensions along with its latest cyber security strategy. He has also delivered successful business change in cyber security programmes and IT security operations for organisations including GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Financial Conduct Authority, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Saudi Aramco, Metropolitan Police Service, Sainsbury’s, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, HM Treasury and Skillshare International, among many others.

Hans van der Burght

Information Architect and Lead Analyst, Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs

Hans van der Burght graduated in 1985 at the Utrecht University in Economic Geography. After a career in the software industry and he was responsible for the design and implementation of IT infrastructure for the judicial organization in the Netherlands.

Mr. van der Burght participated in the STORK2.0 consortium since the start of the project as co-chair and project leader of the Dutch pilot. He elaborated the cross border farmer’s pilot, one of the success stories of STORK. He was also one of the promotors of the development of the eIDAS – PEPS adapters in the eSENS program, a co-production of IS, SE, DE, AT, NL, DIGIT and other eSENS partners. This adapter will ensure a smooth migration of STORK enabled services to an eIDAS environment.

Within the running program for the implementation of eIDAS in the Netherlands he is responsible for the migration of the STORK / PEPS infrastructure to the eIDASnode and the development of an interface between the eIDAS and the Dutch eID schemes.

Alice Vasilescu

IT Project Officer - Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) eID at European Commission

Alice Vasilescu is acting as Policy Officer at the Directorate-General for Informatics of the European Commission. She is coordinating the technical work carried out under CEF eID and supports the Member State community that is setting up the eIDAS eID Infrastructure. Alice is an experienced IT professional, specializing in Enterprise Architecture, IT security and system interoperability for large-scale European projects.

Colin Brown

Identity and Access Management Architect, BBC

Colin Brown has worked in the field of Identity and Access Management for the past fourteen years. Working mostly as a freelance solutions architect, he has always been the predominant driving force in defining, designing and delivering the enterprise solution that the business demands.

An impressive client list includes Aviva, Royal Bank of Scotland, The Co-operative Bank, WorldPay, EY and the BBC, as well as the vendors BridgeStream and Oracle. Before moving into IAM, he worked in both software development and support roles for consulting firms and enterprises, mainly in the insurance sector.

Serge Oskam

Manager, Identity & Access Management, NN Group

Serge Oskam is responsible for IAM processes and operations within a multinational insurance and asset management company, covering over 20,000 identities in a complex, highly regulated, application landscape.

Serge’s professional experience spans over 15 years’ in IT Infrastructure within the financial industry. After gaining hands-on experience in server administration, he continued his career as a project manager. Less than 5 years ago he took on one of the most challenging positions becoming responsible for Identity & Access Management during the turmoil of a disentanglement from another enterprise. He mostly enjoys researching and deliberating on control, cost and efficiency enhancements within his field. Serge earned a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Delft University of Technology.

Jean-Pierre Vincent

Project Manager – Identity and Access Management, Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice

Jean-Pierre Vincent is a project manager and information architect with more than 10 years’ experience in implementation of IAM solutions, design of authorisation models and their roll-out within organisations, and IAM solutions and methods which allow organisations to be 100% ‘demonstrably in control’. Currently he provides ‘demonstrably in control’ services to a variety of large organisations and is manager of the IAM program at the Dutch Prison Service (Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen, DJI, ±15.000 fte, part of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice). The program includes the realisation and business roll-out of an IAM solution and implementation of federative connections to DJI’s external business partners.

Xin Wang

Delivery Manager / Design Authority, Identity & Access Management, Canon Europe

Xin is Delivery Manager and Design Authority of Identity & Access Management Project for Canon Europe in EMEA region. He has established Canon’s IAM capacity from green field with zero foundation into a fully structured competence centre, delivering both user management solution (e.g. joiner-mover-leaver processes, request based access control, password management, identity hubs, reusable frameworks, etc.) and Single Sign-On solutions.

Marianne Schinkel

Information Manager, Jumbo

Marianne is a valued ICT-manager. During her career she gained experience in several roles in both line and project management. In those roles she mostly performed as the sparring partner between Business and IT. She has 14+ years’ experience, in a.o. implementing ICT-projects in both national and multi-national settings, mostly within the Finance and Retail sector. She participated and managed several complex ICT-projects. In the last few years she has the role of Information Manager within Jumbo Supermarkten. In this role she is responsible for the implementation of Identity & Access Management.

Matthijs Kempers

Project Manager and Consultant – Identity and Access Management, Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice

Matthijs Kempers is a project manager and consultant with 10+ years IAM experience in the financial and government sectors. He advises and supports clients in the establishment, implementation and management of Identity & Access Management solutions.

After completing a Master of ICT & Business Innovation degree in 2015, Matthijs is competent at translating business strategy to effective IT solutions.

He is currently project manager at the Dutch Prison Service (Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen, ±15.000 fte, a department of the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice), where he is responsible for the roll-out of an IAM solution within all business un

Joanna Zdulska

Information Security Access Programs and Governance Manager, Citibank Europe PLC

Joanna has extensive knowledge in the Information Security field. She has specialized in the domain of Identity and Access Management for the last 10+ years. Joanna has over 20 years of operations, technology and management experience with specific emphasis on compliance, risk management, solutions development and program management.

Since joining Citi in 1996 Joanna has served in multiple technology managerial roles, being responsible for software development, project management and operational activities. Joanna managed risk management area as a formal Business Information Security Officer and Compliance Officer in Regional Data Center. Between 2005-2007 Joanna managed two Regional projects related to access management standardization and improvement for Distributed system like Unix, Wintel, SQL and Oracle databases. In 2007 Joanna joined Global ID management team and took on a global function responsible for Provisioning Automation and tools development. Since 2010 Joanna is managing Global Programs related to ID Management including the centralization of access and compliance checks.

Joanna graduated from the IT program at the Department of Technical Physics and Applied Mathematics at Warsaw University of Technology (Master of Science degree). She holds a CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certificate.