Dennis de Vries is the founder of KPMG Distributed Ledger Services in the Netherlands and member of the KPMG Distributed Ledger Services Global Steering Committee. He and his team provide blockchain consultancy services ranging from use case validation, Proof of Concept development, consortium development, business case validation, and risk & control framework development. Dutch business magazine MT named his team as #1 blockchain service provider in the Netherlands in 2018. He is one of the authors of KPMG’s “Realizing blockchain’s potential” publication introducing the KPMG Blockchain Technology Assessment framework. Dennis is a Dutch Certified Public Accountant and has a background in the banking industry. Before joining KPMG in 2015, Dennis worked at ING Bank for nearly 20 years in various internal audit and business management roles.