RUTGER VAN ZUIDAM
Founder and CEO of DutchChain
Rutger van Zuidam is the Founder and CEO of DutchChain, a leading ecosystem development agency for open digital public infrastructure, and Odyssey, an Open Innovation Program which provides a unique collaborative infrastructure for governmental, corporate, and non-profit partners to find breakthrough solutions to complex societal challenges using blockchain, AI, and other emerging technologies. Rutger has more than 15 years’ experience founding companies across the communications, digital media, and tech sectors. He was previously an Advisor at NOM NV, the regional development and investment agency for Northern Netherlands, and was the Co-founder and Commercial Director of Paylogic, a next-generation ticketing and technology company based in Amsterdam.