Planet Biometrics - Day 2: Innovation for Improved Access to Citizen Services
"Biometrics for Citizen Services"
Michiel is an executive, innovator and (digital) identification and biometric expert.
Dr. Michiel van der Veen is Director Innovation & Development at the National Office for Identity Data of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations in the Netherlands. He is also digital identification & biometric expert at the World bank, supporting the ID4D program.
From 2008-2018, Michiel was Chief Executive Officer of priv-ID and GenKey, respectively, providing identification & biometrics solutions for governments in developing countries. He was involved in the delivery of many large-scale identification projects and has led GenKey through multiple stages of growth to become one of the most trusted brands in the market. Starting his career from 2000-2008, he held several technical and leadership positions within Philips Electronics.
Michiel has a MSc in Geophysics from Utrecht University, a Ph.D from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and further business education from Stanford.
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