Wil Janssen

Managing partner at Innovalor

Luukas Ilves, Jaana Sinipuro, and Wil Janssen – MyData the Disruptor

We show the need for an open eco-system of interoperable PDM solutions from different perspectives: banks, municipalities and research.


Wil is an expert on IT driven innovation, business models and enterprise architecture at InnoValor. His focus is the role of IT in our modern, digital networked society. The possibilities and the impact of IT inspire him. He helps organisations, both public and private, the understand IT innovation and translate it to the context of their organisations, on board-room level as well as with practitioners. In his work, innovation, design thinking. business models and enterprise architecture are all pieces of the same puzzle.

Currently, research focusses on the creating a sustainable eco-system for personal data management, a personal commons.

In 2004 he was responsible for developing the vision that led to the e-government portal in the Netherlands, albeit that the original vision has a public-private collaborative basis. Something which may come within reach in the near future… From 2010 tot 2012 he was an advisor to the European Commission as a member of the Expert Panel on Service Innovation.

He is a co-author of more than 60 publications on topics are mentioned above and teaches at different universities.

My Sessions

MyData, the Disruptor

Main Stage

For who? Politicians, CEOs and CDOs, legal and policy experts. We are going through incredibly exciting and rapid societal, economic and technological change. Luukas Ilves will offer some strategies to carry the MyData agenda forward in discussions on economic policy and AI ethics. Suddenly, the whole world gets “digital”. The world’s biggest corporations are tech […]

Main Stage

Out from the silos – personal data for innovation


Human-centric control of personal data underpins the seamless flow of data between different services and domains. Breaking data out of the silos enables new innovations that can emerge also outside of the domain of the original data provider, but still serve the common customer. As an example: the customer might be willing to use her […]