Djuri Baars

Blockchain specialist at Rabobank

Djuri’s passion for technology started early, building his first website when he was 6 and his first computer when he was 10.
He was one of the first cross-platform mobile app developers and Bitcoin users in 2009 (but lost all of them in 2014).
Between 2009 and 2015 he gained a lot of experience being employed at a foundation and a startup, doing projects for multinationals as entrepreneur and winning hackathons.
In 2016 he started as blockchain specialist at Rabobank, who bring their first blockchain-based solution into production in a few months.

Towards self-sovereign identity using blockchain technology

Towards self-sovereign identity using blockchain technology

Surveys show that people often use the identity management systems they don’t want to use. They don’t have full control over their information, have no way to know what is shared with other parties and are dependent on trusted parties when logging in to websites. The Dutch IRMA project (short for: I Reveal My Attributes) […]