Speakers 2019

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Erik Valgaeren
Lawyer - Partner
Stibbe

With in-depth knowledge of information and communication technology, Erik advises a broad spectrum of clients from high-profile companies to financial institutions and government companies.

His practice focuses on IT, software, data internet, e-commerce and electronic communication. He advises, for instance, on software implementations, software asset management, web and cloud services, IT security, data governance and privacy.

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Chairman
Olivier Van Duüren
Founder
The Dualarity

In 2016 Olivier launched The Dualarity, a business and a book on how to take the pain out of your personal and business transformation, leaving you with a regained sense of spark.

After 22 years working in the senior international ranks at one of the world's most successful technology companies called Microsoft, he has a unique perspective on innovation, transformation and human performance.

An international public speaker, trend sensemaker, executive whisperer, startup builder, corporate innovator and author, Olivier is a thought leader on personal and business transformation, innovation and on the impact of the changes around us on our society and industry.

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Karl Bosmans
E-Commerce Manager
Torfs

Master in applied economics (Marketing), seasoned manager with a longstanding e-commerce and omnichannel experience (15+ years).Karl worked for stock listed companies (EBR / NASDAQ) and for startups, for pure players in ecommerce and for omnichannel companies. In every company he worked for I achieved double digit and profitable growth. Karl worked for smartphoto (EBR:SMAR) and Albelli (former NASDAQ:CMPR) in ecommerce executive and worked for Pizza Hut Belgium and Fiets! in retail and omnichannel. Currently Karl is working for Schoenen Torfs with a young and dynamic team, boosting our online sales. In this role he helps streamline marketing and e-commerce activities, from strategy to execution, launching from scratch or building onto existing business.

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Paul van Brabant
VDAB Analytics Data Platform - Enterprise Architect - AI, Analytics & BI Project lead
VDAB

Will be available soon.

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Jonathan Brown
Senior Solutions Architect
ASG Technologies

Jonathan Brown is a Senior Solutions Architect within the Data Intelligent Solutions practice of ASG. Jonathan has over 20 years of repository implementation and customization working with a diverse group of major corporations including: Westpac, Cathay United Bank, Celgene, Duke Energy, HSBC, Standard Bank and Barclays.

Overall experience includes a broad range of information technology, implementation, data management, support and education, project management, and consulting services.

Has excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills. Specializing in all aspects of the DI solution implementation including:

  • Pre & Post Sales
  • Scoping & running JAD sessions
  • Analysis, Design, Programming & customization
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