When Kaspar Korjus was born, he was given a number before he was given a name, as are all babies in Estonia. “My name is 38712012796, which I got before my name of Kaspar” says Mr. Korjus.
- The Wall Street Journal
Kaspar Korjus, as founding Managing Director of Estonian e-Residency (2014-2019) and CEO of Borderless Nation States (from 2019), is helping governments worldwide to become truly digital and borderless. Kaspar has shared the experiences of digital transformations in governments by travelling to over 30 countries, having personal meetings with the head of states, and addressing 100+ keynotes through the past years.
The work has been noticed. Kaspar has been the most cited Estonian by global press in 2017 and 2018. He is listed by Forbes Estonia `30 under 30´ people as #1 in Technology and Finance and was elected by US CTO Megan Smith as one of the 20 global digital leaders. Furthermore, Kaspar was awarded the Order of Orange-Nassau by the King of the Netherlands, His Majesty Willem-Alexander, in recognition of his notable contributions for the betterment of societies worldwide, making him one of the youngest knights you could ever encounter.