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Inverid's ReadID technology

For a secure digital world

We empower people and organisations to securely connect by creating and applying great digital technology with fun people. As leaders in NFC identity verification, we believe that digital innovations have a huge and primarily positive impact on the way we live and work. With our products such as ReadID, we want to reduce identity fraud by creating and applying security technology that is both smart and easy to use.

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Digital innovation for a safer and better life

'Making our lives and our work easier and safer.' That premise should always be our main motivation for innovations. Inverid aims to reduce identity fraud and create a safe digital environment to meet demands for online identity-sensitive services. 

ReadID is a product of Inverid. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in the Netherlands, Inverid is a privately owned company. Inverid started as a research-based advisory company in digital innovation for governments, the financial industry, and service providers. In 2014 we were the first worldwide to launch NFC-based identity verification. ReadID is firmly rooted in the result of Inverid's research activities and is now Inverid's core activity. 

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Patent Improved NFC Chip Reader EP3439190 - 20042022.pdf

Patented Technology

Inverid holds a patent from the European Patent Office for our world-first ReadID NFC identity verification technology. Our cutting-edge solution is developed by our team of dedicated experts and constantly improved thanks to our research-driven approach and passion for innovation.

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ReadID leadership team

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Maarten Wegdam

CEO & co-founder

Maarten Wegdam, PhD, is an expert in the area of digital identity and online identity verification. Maarten is the CEO of Inverid as well as lead of the technical team of ReadID.

He studied computer science at the University of Groningen and obtained his PhD from the University of Twente. After a career in the telecoms industry and in research, he founded Inverid together with Wil Janssen. 

Wil Janssen

CRO & co-founder

Wil Janssen, PhD, has worked as an advisor, inspirator, and researcher in the field of innovation and IT. Within the team, as CRO, he is responsible for marketing and sales.

Over the years, he has written over 70 publications in magazines and newspapers. He studied Computer Science at the University of Eindhoven and obtained a PhD from the University of Twente. In 2013 he founded Inverid together with Maarten. 

Sander Dijkers, CFO Inverid
Sander Dijkers


Sander Dijkers has a solid financial background as a chartered accountant from a Big 4 account office.

Over the years, his knowledge has been supplemented with a broad experience from his own consultancy firm on issues in the field of support for investment companies, distressed assets, and management support. Sander has been involved with the company since 2014.

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Jim Slevin

UK Regional Director

Jim Slevin holds regional responsibility for the UK and Ireland and is the global lead for Inverid’s growing Travel and Borders sector.

The first half of Jim's career was 22 years spent working in Aviation and Transport with his career evolution being through Engineering, IT, Strategic Change Management and Security. The second half involved a move to the growing commercial strategic business units creating, deploying and supporting identity management and biometric solutions, delivering both security and facilitation to Governments, NGOs, and Private Sector companies.

Pascal Fisscher

Engineering Director

Pascal is responsible for the engineering department within Inverid. Pascal has a passion for people management, team performance and product development.

After his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (1998), he started as an embedded software engineer and progressed to various leadership roles in the software industry with most recent experiences in facial recognition and identity verification. He enjoys building effective software teams with an Agile mindset.

Bob Hulsebosch, Compliance officer Inverid
Bob Hulsebosch

Compliance officer

Bob Hulsebosch CISSP is an expert in the areas of information security, digital identity, and privacy. He combines the technical, legal, and organisational aspects of these areas in his daily compliance activities for Inverid.

Bob has a PhD in physics from Leiden University and worked as a senior advisor at InnoValor Advies before the transition to Inverid. He specialises in strong authentication solutions, eIDAS regulation, and biometrics.

Martijn Oostdijk, Chief Scientist Inverid
Martijn Oostdijk

Chief Scientist

At Inverid, Martijn Oostdijk, PhD, is responsible for the core crypto functionality inside ReadID and also actively develops the core of the product: reading and verifying the chip in the passport. He also fulfils the roles of architect and security officer.

Martijn combines a background in hard security (including cryptography) with a wide interest in security and digital identity issues.

He worked as an Assistant Professor of Informatics & Information Science at the Digital Security group at Radboud University in Nijmegen, where he obtained his PhD as well.

James Brodhurst
James Brodhurst

Partnerships manager

James Brodhurst is responsible for the development of new alliances as well as the management of our most strategic partners.

With a geographically varied career that focused initially on industrial automation for global pharmaceutical manufacturers before working in payment systems, then credit and fraud risk management, he has held Program Management, Sales Engineering and Head of Business Line roles. Focusing for the last 8 years exclusively on identity management and fraud, his customer-centric approach draws on extensive experience of the sale and ongoing support of complex services to global, tier 1 organizations.

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