GenKey was founded in 2001, and developed out of a merger with priv-ID, an off-shoot of Philips’ biometrics research division. Since then, GenKey has delivered large-scale, biometric identity programs globally for governments, public institutions and businesses.
GenKey has offices in Eindhoven (Netherlands HQ), Accra and Chicago (USA).
Genkey AS founded.
Philips launches biometric R&D program.
priv-ID founded as a spin-off from Philips.
GenKey AS and priv-ID merger to form GenKey.
GenKey’s first large-scale deployment for Ghana’s presidential elections.
To date, GenKey has processed 110 million identities across Africa.
Our international team share common values:
GenKey’s Code of Conduct
GenKey believes in the highest standards of social and ethical behavior and has a responsibility to the employees serving the company worldwide. GenKey’s Code of Conduct is aligned to the OECD’s Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
As group CEO, Michiel formulates the company's strategy and oversees the activities of the group in Europe, Africa and the US.
Executive Director Operations (COO)
Arnd oversees Genkey's Operations (project deployment, service and support) and procurement.
Alty van Luijt
Executive Director Research and Development (R&D)
Alty oversees the R&D and product development activities.
Executive Director Technology (CTO)
Gavan leads scientific and technological innovations, and oversees the overall system design and architecture. Together with the Executive Director R&D he is responsible for the intellectual property of the company.
High Tech Campus 69
5656 AG Eindhoven
+31 40 7513911
5, 1st Asoyi Street
Bawaleshie, East Legon, Accra
PMB 152 KA, Ghana
+233 30 2522593
1834 Walden Office Square #220
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