Luukas Ilves

Chief Information Officer, Estonian Government

Role: Investigator

Site: CDL-Estonia

Stream: Digital Society

Previously, Luukas Ilves worked as the head of strategy at cyber security and blockchain company, Guardtime while having been the company’s head of innovation and research cooperation. Before Guardtime, Luukas was the deputy director and senior fellow of the Lisbon Council. During Estonia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union, Luukas led the digital policy team and program at the permanent representation of Estonia to the EU. He has also previously served as the head of international relations for RIA (Estonia’s central agency for e-government and cybersecurity). Luukas is a graduate of Stanford University and a reserve officer in the Estonian Defence Forces.