Siim Sikkut

Former Government CIO of Estonia and Partner at Digital Nation, Estonia

Siim Sikkut led the digital government and digital policy area in the Government of Estonia for 10 years, most recently as the Government CIO from 2017 to 2022. As a serial intrapreneur in the public sector, he was also one of the founders of Estonia’s groundbreaking e-Residency program. Siim has been recognized as one of the world’s TOP20 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical. Siim currently advises governments and digital leaders on digital strategy, the leadership and governance for its delivery, digital service reforms, and public sector innovation. He is a partner in the consultancy network Digital Nation. He is also the author of the book Digital Government Excellence: Lessons from Effective Digital Leaders, forthcoming globally by summer 2022