Ruben van Well
From 2002 on, Ruben has been working for the Dutch National police. He started patrolling the streets of Rotterdam more then 20 years ago and had a great variety of functions, from Riot police to assistant public prosecutor immigration and criminal law and from detective to team leader of the cybercrime unit. Innovation has been a common thread throughout his career. Always looking for possibilities to make policework better, easier and more fun. Doing so with an aim to boost safety & security and/or the service provided by the police. After guiding social, technical and process experiments throughout the organization. He has recently found a passion to fight cybercrime. As he stated: “Cybercrime is the innovation of crime, you need to be very agile to fight it effectively. Luckily, I have an awesome team with a variety of specialists who all share a goal to fight impactful cybercrime to protect society against it. This team has shown to be able to adapt to whatever challenge presents itself. I am proud of my team and our achievements.