Jos was de oprichter en de eerste bestuurder van de Interdisciplinary Research Centre for ICT and Law, en onderzoeksleider in het iMinds onderzoeksinstituut in België. Met zijn onderzoeksteam heeft hij deelgenomen aan meer dan 75 Europese en nationale ICT-gerelateerde R&D-projecten, waarbij hij zich focuste op privacy en identity management, informatiebeveiliging, e-health, e-government en e-business. Jos is daarnaast editor van de International Encyclopaedia of Cyber Law en auteur van meer dan 100 juridische boeken gerelateerd aan IT.
“I chaired EEMA’s Legal Interest Group. With my research group at KU Leuven university, I also hosted a number of EEMA workshops and conferences and was awarded EEMA Member of the Year. Since I left the university and became full-time partner at time.lex in Brussels, I have continued to attend EEMA events as a regular speaker and I am also an ISSE programme committee member.”
Roger Dean (EEMA) voegt hieraan toe:
“Throughout his career, he helped start the professional careers of well over a hundred ICT lawyers who’ve flocked out all over Europe, and I know all of them are tremendously grateful to him for the opportunities he’s offered them, including some in this audience. And he did it all whilst being a wise and kind mentor to everyone.” Jos has also been a major contributor to EEMA, both in terms of intellectual and practical activities over many years, including hosting EEMA conferences at KU Leuven.”
EEMA is de toonaangevende Europese denktank op het gebied van identificatie, authenticatie, privacy, risicomanagement, cybersecurity, Internet of Things en mobiele apps.