Maarten Hillenaar (The Netherlands) is Director of the Dutch Central Government IT Policy Department Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.
From January 2009 till January 2014, M.W.I. (Maarten) Hillenaar has been central government CIO at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. This position involves directing the way in which ICT is used developed a cloud strategy, implemented the common IT-workspace and improved and standardized the rules for information security. Furthermore, he developed a governance model together with the CIOs of the 11 Dutch ministries which makes it possible to govern the ICT of central government based on one, single strategy.
Within the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, the ICT policy department is responsible for standard policy relating to information security and information affairs for the Central Government.
From 2004 till 2009 he worked as a consultant at Het Expertise Centrum (HEC), an ICT consultancy company for administration in the public sector. From 1995 to 2004, he was managing director at various units of PinkRoccade, by then a leading ICT-company in The Netherlands. Prior to this, he worked at the Association of Netherlands Municipalities (VNG) and was a member of an advisory group advising the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations on ICT problems.
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