Frits Bussemaker

Frits Bussemaker

Bussemaker is a business community builder with a passion for bringing people together in the Digital Age. His goal is to explore the interaction of Information Technology, Innovation and Impact. He has initiated and helped run a number of (international) communities focused on linking Information Technology, Innovation and Impact. His current responsibilities include chair of the ‘Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age’ an association set up at the instigation of UNESCO. He has been working in the International ICT industry since the 80s. He started with a Dutch start up working in the international oil and gas industry. Since then held various marketing and alliance positions with consultancy-, software firms and associations including: CIONET where he was the Secretary General International Relations a community of over 7000 CIOs where he represented the community with international institutes like the European Commission. He is the initiator of the Global Digital Leader Alliance linking over 20.000 Digital Leaders from the China, Europe, India, Japan, Russia, South America and the US. He does (pro deo) work for number of (international) organizations and communities including YPO’s Global Impact Board and iPoort an association to discuss digitization with members of the Dutch parliament. He is a founding member and vice-chair of the outreach committee of the ITU ‘AI for Good Global Summit, Geneva. He is a regular speaker and chair at international events and has spoken in Australia, China, Europe, Ghana, India, New Zealand, South-Korea, Sri Lanka and the United States. He has an MSc in Engineering Geophysics from Delft University.

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    Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)
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6 April 2022
16:00 - 17:30 CEST, Geneva | 22:00-23:30 CST, Beijing | 10:00-11:30 EST, New York
Daniel Rogers (Global Disinformation Index ), Frits Bussemaker (Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)), Mei Lin Fung (People Centered Internet )...
8 February 2022
16:00 - 17:30 CET, Geneva | 07:00-08:30 PT, San Francisco
Beena Ammanath (Deloitte Consulting LLP), Frits Bussemaker (Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)), Björn Bringmann (Deloitte Germany )...
28 May 2019
15:10 - 16:15 CEST, Geneva
Alejandro Roca Campana (World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)), Frits Bussemaker (Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)), Ibrahima Khaliloulah Dia (Senegal Ministry of Health and Social Action)...
2 July 2020
16:00 - 17:30 CEST, Geneva
Arthur Van Der Wees (Arthur's Legal), Frits Bussemaker (Institute for Accountability in the Digital Age (I4ADA)), Jan Kleijssen (Council of Europe)