Association of Dutch Municipalities (VNG), Netherlands
Creator of the Digital Services for Europe-toolkit, as deliverable of the Digital Transition Partnership within the Urban Agenda for the EU. Municipalities, cities and EU Member States can use the toolkit to generate a local-context roadmap based on their own current state of affairs, with practical implementation steps to move forward in their Digital transition.
Hillen Oost is a government strategist, entrepreneur and former educator and R&D specialist. He helps to align the perspectives needed create an ecosystem for the development of ethical and people-centered solutions in our digital era. His mission is to increase awareness and balance human values with technological progress. With over 20 years of experience in education, the public sector and private sector, Hillen speaks the language of politicians, policy makers, scholars, managers and technicians, and aims to offer practical solutions for complex challenges by bringing these worlds together.