Former President of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves joins SensusQ advisory board
SensusQ welcomes Toomas Hendrik Ilves as a member of its advisory board.
On joining the company, Ilves noted Estonia’s history of innovation and technological development, saying:
Digital innovation in defence is a natural fit for Europe’s most digitally advanced country in a time of intense geopolitical instability. Estonia’s experience in inventing unique technology to address global issues is once again demonstrated in SensusQ. It gives me great pleasure to join them in this enterprise
Marko Kaseleht, SensusQ CEO and co-founder thanked Ilves for joining the advisory board, saying:
We are honoured to have Mr. Ilves join the SensusQ advisory board. Ilves's experience in digital transformation and innovation with large national projects, his extensive network, and his keen analytical mind will be invaluable as we continue to expand.
SensusQ is a veteran-founded defence technology company based in Tallinn, Estonia. Using their combined 140 years of experience in defence, they create software that fundamentally changes how defence turns data into knowledge. The application of their technology is not limited to defence and law enforcement. Organisations working in high-risk environments from compliance and fraud to cyber security and risk management benefit from their technology, delivering better, more consistent, data driven results.
Ilves has a distinguished career in public service, having been the President of Estonia from 2006-2016. Prior to that, he served as the Estonian Ambassador to America from 1993-1996. Then as Foreign Minister from 1996-2002, following that he was a Member of the European Parliament, where he was Vice-president of the Foreign Affairs Committee from 2004-2006.
He is best known for his work digitalising Estonia’s government services. Today, Estonia is globally recognised as the world’s most advanced digital society and is a key centre for digital innovation and cyber security.
A veteran of dealing with Russian aggression, Ilves led Estonia during the Russian cyber-attacks of 2007 and was one of the strongest voices in condemning Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014. He is a leading global campaigner calling for unified action against hybrid warfare, highlighting the need for states to adopt new strategies