Tanel Suurhans Co-founder and CTO of ID.me - In-Person Event!

November 15, 2022 at 10:30 PM UTC – November 16, 2022 at 12:00 AM UTC

It's time to wrap up the 2022 Startup Grind DC season, and we're doing it big! Tanel Suurhans is the Co-founder and CTO of ID.me, a company that simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online. You can't miss this one! Early Bird tickets are on sale now for $10 through October 31st! Standard tickets are on sale for $15 after October 31st, and at-the-door tickets will be $20!

Hybrid event
Fireside Chat

About this event

Join us for a Fireside Chat with
Co-founder and CTO Tanel Suurhans!

We are excited to have Tanel Suurhans, Co-founder and CTO of ID.me, as our last guest for the 2022 Startup Grind DC Season!


Event space, pizza, and drinks will be provided by ThinkNimble, located at 1800 Massachusetts Ave NW, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20036.


Tanel is a Technology executive with over 20 years of experience in building software and

teams in a variety of industries. For the last 10 years, Tanel has helped ID.me in building the

Identity layer for the internet and growing the company from 20 employees to over 1000

employees. He architected ID.me’s Identity Gateway platform that is certified to operate at

NIST standards and is used by almost 100 million users today across multiple government

agencies and private companies. As the CTO of ID.me, Tanel guides the overall technical

direction of the organization, scaling of the technology teams and strengthening the company’s

position as leader in digital identity.

Check out what happened


  • Tanel Suurhans


    Co-founder & CTO



November 15 – 16, 2022
10:30 PM – 12:00 AM UTC

Venue map


10:30 PMNetworking
11:00 PMStart of the Fireside Chat
12:00 AMMore Networking
12:30 AMAdjourn


  • Patrick Bryant