Dirk-Jan van der Pol


Dirk-Jan is an ICT consultant with over 18 years’ experience in different markets like industry and Healthcare. In 2003 he was diagnosed with cancer. This disease and especially the insecurity have been the start of his personal mission. Dirk-Jan want to make people aware and self-reliant about their health and care. Empower people to give them control of their positive health. From technology point of view his mission is: ‘How can we create added value from the huge amount of health(care) data?’

From patient, to director, to researcher

Dirk-Jan will take the audience on his journey from ambitious human to insecure patient without control, to the director of his own health(care) and finally to researcher on his own data.