Jana Krimpe

Founder & CEO, B.Est Solutions
Age 40, Azerbaijan
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About Jana Krimpe

Mrs. Jana Krimpe came to Azerbaijan 10 years ago from Estonia to build the whole infrastructure of e-Government and new type of Digital Identity in Azerbaijan.

She holds BA and MA in Public Administration from Tallinn University, Estonia. With over 15 years of experience in public and private sectors, she is the founder of an Azerbaijani ICT Company, "B.EST Solutions" LLC, which has been in Azerbaijan from the very first day of e-State development and played remarkable part in the implementation of the biggest e-solutions in Azerbaijan.

She is the head of the Mobile ID project consortium in Azerbaijan as well as the chairwoman of Azerbaijani-Estonian Chamber of Commerce. The biggest projects implemented in Azerbaijan include: EGSIS ("Electronic Government" State Information System) – e-government data exchange layer based on Estonian X-ROAD principle – a technical and organizational environment, which enables secure internet-based data exchange between the state’s information systems (www.e-gov.az); ASXM - Azerbaijan’s Certification Authority under the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan (www.asxm.gov.az), providing certificates for authentication and digital signing to Mobile ID (Asan İmza), SIM- and Digital ID cards and also the services necessary for utilizing the certificates and giving legally binding digital signatures to governmental structures, private sector and citizens; Asan İmza – Azerbaijani Mobile ID Center; AsanPay – over-state online payment portal, over-state m-Government platform (m-ASAN – coming soon), over-state AsanDoc Portal for digital signing and digital documents exchange.

Mrs. Krimpe is also the founder of the "Azerbaijani Women in ICT" Club – FEMMES DIGITALES, which is the first professional association of successful women engaged in ICT sector in the Republic of Azerbaijan. The club has been active since 2014 and has about 100 members for the time being.