The IoTSF is delighted to announce a new Chapter in Amsterdam.

The chapter founders are: Antoinette Hodes (Leader), Antriksh Shah, Aseem Jakhar and Jan Jager.

Antoinette said, “I’m so happy that we, at last, have an IoTSF Chapter for Amsterdam.

“By fostering an atmosphere that encourages knowledge sharing and facilitating meaningful discussions, the ultimate aim is to cultivate a thriving community of IoT enthusiasts who can mutually learn and drive collective growth.

“As an IoTSF Chapter Leader, my dedication lies in organizing workshops, seminars, and networking events that offer valuable learning opportunities for our members.”

In the next 12 months, IoTSF Amsterdam aims to hold two in-person events as well as smaller meetups every second Thursday of the month with guest speakers, pizza and drinks. Webinars aimed at the Netherlands IoT community are also planned.


Chapter Leader Antoinette Hodes (Check Point) is an accomplished Global Solutions Architect and Security Evangelist with the Office of the CTO (Chief Technology Officer). She has a remarkable track record spanning over 26 years in the cybersecurity industry.

She’s well-versed in engaging with top executives in the C-Suite and, as a public speaker, she shares knowledge and insights on various platforms.

Furthermore, she’s a passionate trainer, inspiring others through her enthusiastic approach and a devoted mentor, committed to nurturing talent and fostering growth in others.

Payatu’s Antriksh Shah is a serial entrepreneur in the field of information security, running successful companies across the globe.

He’s also an “Apple fanboy” with a unique collection of Apple vintage computers.

Aseem Jakhar (IoTSF Professional member) is a cybersecurity entrepreneur and technologist with two decades of experience in cybersecurity strategy, product development, research, services, building and scaling teams and communities.

Jan Jager (IoTSF Professional member) is the Director of Marketing and Sales at eShard. He leads the global expansion of esreVerse, the first integrated platform for advanced software binary analyses. With 30 years of experience, he has a deep understanding of the needs and challenges of customers, ranging from red teams to embedded device manufacturers.