Speakers 2019

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Danielle Jacobs
CEO
Beltug

Danielle Jacobs is General Manager of BELTUG, the largest Belgian association of digital technology leaders from businesses and public institutions, with more than 1600 members. Under her leadership, Beltug has built on the priorities of these ICT managers to achieve a number of successes, including developing a Market Study on the Belgian business ICT market, acting as an interlocutor for businesses on software license issues, and lobbying with public entities at the Belgian and European levels to clarify key issues including indoor coverage for mobile communication, data protection (GDPR), e-trust services, and more.

Danielle has received considerable recognition for her efforts, including a Lifetime Achievement Award at the CIO Leadership summit, 2016. She was named one of Global Telecoms Business’s Top 50 Woman to Watch 2016. And she was elected IT person of the year by Computable Belgium 2018.

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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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