Government CIO, Republic of Estonia
Siim Sikkut is the Government CIO of Estonia, also titled as Deputy Secretary General for IT and Telecom in Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications. His role is to set the strategy and policies, to launch and steer strategic initiatives for development of digital government and society in Estonia. Siim is one of the founders of Estonia’s groundbreaking e-Residency programme.
The Government of Estonia has been a champion of digital innovation in government, and is often held up as an example of what’s possible. Simple laws and changes have had far-reaching consequences—but can these work for larger countries with legacy systems? Estonia’s Government CIO Siim Sikkut looks at the Estonian Miracle and its applicability beyond […]
If code is law, then government is a computer. As a result, there are few industries more likely to be fundamentally disrupted by the digital revolution than government. In this all-day workshop, FWD50 founder and Harvard Lecturer Alistair Croll and New Zealand’s Government Service Integration Lead Pia Waugh lead a packed lineup of experts considering […]