Taavi Kotka Keynote Speaker

  • Former Estonian government Chief Information Officer (CIO), named European CIO of the Year 2014 (Computerworld 2016 Premiere 100 technology leaders)
  • Founder and Managing Director of the largest software development companies, ‘Nortal’
  • Special advisor to European Commission vice-president Andrus Ansip on European Digital Single Market.

Taavi Kotka's Biography

Taavi Kotka is former Estonian government Chief Information Officer (CIO), named European CIO of the Year 2014 (Computerworld 2016 Premiere 100 technology leaders). Taavi has a strong background working in the private sector. He started his career as a programmer, rising to be Founder and Managing Director of the largest software development companies in the region, ‘Webmedia’, now known as ‘Nortal’. As an engineer, he has been the brainpower behind many Estonian e-government innovative initiatives like e-residency (digital citizenship), data embassies, country in the cloud, no-legacy policies, VAT fraud detection etc. Taavi is also a special advisor to European Commission vice-president Andrus Ansip on European Digital Single Market. Taavi is currently finishing his PhD and is helping Estonian start-ups conquer the World.

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Videos of Taavi Kotka

Winter Is Coming! (Taavi Kotka, Entrepreneur)
Winter Is Coming! (Taavi Kotka, Entrepreneur)
How I failed as CIO, Taavi Kotka, VP of Sales in Plumbr, Former Estonian Government CIO
How I failed as CIO, Taavi Kotka, VP of Sales in Plumbr, Former Estonian Government CIO

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