ABOUT

Walter Kok

Walter is CEO of the Energy Web Foundation. He brings nearly three decades of experience leading customer solutions and operational teams in complex, global organizational environments, including in the fields of fintech, telecommunications and information technology (IT).

Prior to joining EWF originally as COO, Kok was COO of bank-wide operations at ING Bank, where he drove a series of transformation programs and built a new type of operating model better equipped to deal with the challenges of regulatory requirements and technological disruption. In addition to ING, Kok’s prior experience also includes senior board positions at Vodafone Global Enterprise, BT, NEC Corporation and several startups.

He holds a Masters of Science in computer systems networking and telecommunications from Eindhoven University of Technology.

The Energy Web is an open-source, scalable blockchain platform specifically designed for the energy sector’s regulatory, operational, and market needs.

Latest Tweets

EWF's @DougJMillerJr is passionate about #energyblockchain because he believes ... it can help capture the full economic value of introducing millions of new #DERs to our electric grids during the #energytransition. Get to know him in our Q&A.
https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/four-questions-with-doug-miller-d25511b151fb

It appears this idea may be catching on! - "A British initiative is looking to ... dismiss the argument that #renewables could topple the grid — by using #distributedenergyresources for a black start."
@greentechmedia
https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/u-k-looks-into-whether-renewables-could-re-start-the-grid

If you want to learn more about the tech powering our recently announced proof ... of concept with Austrian Power Grid, take a look at last month's whitepaper on #EWDOS. We've developed a stack of both software & standards that makes #DER integration simple.
https://www.energyweb.org/2019/12/11/energy-web-foundation-announces-new-technology-roadmap-focused-on-decentralized-operating-system-to-accelerate-the-energy-transition/

Austrian Power Grid AG and @energywebx's #blockchain PoC for the energy sector ... could prove to be "one of the most valuable use cases of distributed ledger technology (#DLT) in the energy sector." https://hubs.ly/H0mH0p40

“We believe that a decentralized approach, combining both cutting-edge tech ... such as #blockchain and proven legacy IT systems for grid operation, is the future of power grids around the world." More on our proof of concept with APG from @LedgerInsights:
https://www.ledgerinsights.com/energy-blockchain-austrian-power-grid-electricity-transmission-network-ewf/

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