Former congressman and D66 digital spokesperson Kees Verhoeven will join the Dutch Data Center Association (DDA), the Dutch Data Center Trade Organization and Optical Fiber Operators Association (FCA), and the Digital Transformation Trade Organization, August 1. Connectivity in the Netherlands. Verhoeven will work with the industry to create a sustainable and future-oriented digital infrastructure.
As a member of the House of Representatives, Verhoeven is a staunch supporter of the Digital Affairs Committee and criticized the caretaker cabinet’s plan to provide more leeway for the intelligence and security services. By joining the industry as a consultant, Verhoeven will use his knowledge and experience outside the company to digitize.
Verhoeven stated that his work in the House of Representatives has ended, but as a digital transformation consultant for DDA and FCA, he will continue to fulfill his mission to draw attention to the digitalization of politics. Verhoeven: “Digitalization is a big topic, comparable to sustainable development, because it is about our future. It is slowly getting more attention, but it’s not enough. This applies to the technology itself, and it also applies to it. The essential underlying digital infrastructure. Therefore, I am very much looking forward to working outside politics now, but at the core of society, providing the Netherlands with these important topics from the role of consultant.