Taavi Kotka Keynote Speaker

  • Former Estonian government Chief Information Officer (CIO), named European CIO of the Year
  • Founder and former Managing Director of a large software development company called‘Nortal’ and he is the co founder of KOOS
  • Special advisor to European Commission vice-president Andrus Ansip on European Digital Single Market.

Taavi Kotka's Biography

Taavi Kotka is the CEO, Co-founder @KOOS.io.  KOOS helps firms to grow their business with the help of their communities,  by giving them skin in the game.

He is is a 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’, known as ‘Nortal’.

As an engineer, he was 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.

 

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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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