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Theo Veltman

Theo Veltman (1956) is Innovation Rainmaker in Amsterdam.

His experience ranges from being responsible (i.e. CEO small independent governmental body, CEO education) to executive responsibility (i.e. program manager merger six organisations) and consultancy (i.e. digital strategy, trouble shooting). He worked mainly in government, and about 7-10 years in a profit environment (bank, farmaceutics, technology). Internationally he worked in short projects in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, UK. His practical and creative approach is based on this experience and a knowledge base, including technology (BSc), business administration (BBa), business management (MA). He published several articles and books.

Recently an article with Rob van Kranenburg, titled ‘Data makes the world go round’ with an analysis of the present digital safety and some practical proposals contributing to a safe public digital environment.

Together with Rob van Kranenburg Theo will host the workshop on an independent and open digital trust infrastructure.

Program Day 1

Our program on Thursday the 12th

Day 1 of Thingscon 2019 we will shape the future narratives of the responsible IoT and beyond together. You can dive deep with peers, thought leaders, innovators, and researchers from the ThingsCon community and beyond:

Full program

Program Day 2

Our program on Friday the 13th

Day 2 of Thingscon 2019 is about the current state of the responsible IoT. You can get inspiration from thought leaders and practitioners from the field, get hands-on with the latest tools & insights and be part of the leading discours. To end Thingscon will present a State of the Responsible IoT in 2019:

Full program


12 / 13 December, Rotterdam

Date and time

Thursday, 12 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 19:00 (CET)
Friday, 13 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 20:00 (CET)


Het Nieuwe Instituut
25 Museumpark, 3015 CB Rotterdam (map)