Reinier van der Drift founded Authasas in 2009 which company was acquired by Micro Focus in July 2015. Reinier has been a leader in the ICT industry since 1984, concentrating is efforts on strong authentication methods since 1997. As an entrepreneur, Reinier's leadership has lead to the creation of several companies with the purpose of expanding the biometric and smartcard marketplace in Europe, the USA, and Asia.
Reinier is a thought leader and public advocate for the continued development of strong authentication technologies. As a public representative of the industry, you can often find Reinier participating in the media and open forums.
In 2016 Reinier founded Tymlez Software together with Michel Reh. Tymlez develops scalable blockchain technology for the Enterprise. With throughputs up to 1mln writes/second, Tymlez delivers the fastest and most scalable blockchain development platform today.