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A pragmatic and hands-on person with +20 year experience in mobile, computerized and disruptive communication businesses. Proven track record in various projects based on a no-nonsense and result driven way. With a healthy portion of assertiveness and with the highest respect for employees, customers, partners and other stakeholders producing breakthrough answers that are as unique as the organizations and communities that I collaborate with. My entrepreneurial mindset is always looking for the best balance between quality, budget and modularity in a digital (r)evolution economy. With a constant focus on the customer journeys and omnichannel user experience defining, creating and supporting innovative and "best of breed" solutions and services.


Current Experience

  • Co-Partner Evangelist / Operations Director
    Since April 2015
    Nexen’s proximity and location-based solution respond to a growing consumer appetite for real-time personalized content on their mobile devices. Nexen uses mobile and location technology to deliver alert-based ads and product information at a particular location. The possibilities that Nexen’s analytics and engagement platform offers are numerous; from OOH crowd analytics, through proximity marketing to micro-locations. Whatever the application, Nexen brings genuine value and the richest possible brand experience to consumers and a strong competitive edge to businesses. Nexen’s Pharos app delivers location-push messages of the user’s points of interest and selected preferences.

  • Owner
    Since May 2014
    Supporting startups and new business departments - Translate the customer needs to the next level and guiance to the substantive part of the whole process. - Guide the development, execution, and maintaining solutions with experienced professionals, but also young people who ever dare to question 'established' values ever. - Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities. - Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating business needs and goals. - Create and guide the (new) structure of the organization.

Past Experience

  • Business Consultant
    June 2014 --- October 2015
    Introduce ShoreTel for multi-site organizations regardless of any border in dutch speaking part of Belgium. Manage key performance indicators (pipeline, revenue, profitability, contribution, service performance, customer satisfaction). Drive partner & sales success of the Shoretel solution. Deliver the marketing approach and content. Define campaign for SME Market in Flanders. Create and maintain solution and operational documentation. Deliver sales support for major opportunities. Creation of a new website for the company.

  • Business Consultant
    October 2014 --- June 2015
    DX Solutions computerize and automate business and sales processes and translates them into intelligent, platform-independent applications. In other words: we have different applications and systems to talk to one another and generate output that helps your business forward. - Setting up and guide the company structure - Define and create business related documents : sales, contract, product/solution marketing - Coordinate the new website and content - Setting up the sales structure - Internal process flow guidance

  • Founder & Executive
    January 2009 --- May 2014
    Unified Telecom offers hosted and premises based communication and SIP Trunking for fixed, mobility and computerized environments to the corporate market (home office to small & medium enterprises). An Open Source standardized solutions and cost-predictability business models limit upfront investments while maximizing the customer’s exposure to new communication technologies and functionalities that will help his business to be more efficient and cost-effective. Fuelled by a multi-tiered program Unified Telecom is also opening up his platform and infrastructure enabling partners such as hosters, pure-play operators, Internet Service Providers, Integrators, Social and Business Networking communities and Software developers to move up the value-chain

  • Business Consultant
    April 2011 --- July 2012
    Business Consultant for ASTRID Project

  • Consultant for Location Based Services
    April 2009 --- April 2011
    Product Management and Business Development for the Arta LBS solution. - Drive P&L targets - Manage proposition, product, price, position, and driving promotion. - Create product documentation - Manage forecast and performance - Manage product development for the solution

  • MVNE Manager
    March 2008 --- December 2008
    Developing in Europe ,Middle East and American countries based on the market and technology/concept driver of the company Effortel Guide a highly qualified and motivated international team of telecom experienced in everything needed – from business strategy to finance, product marketing know-how to back-end solutions.

  • Director of Business Development
    May 2007 --- January 2008
    Market and technology research , Formulation of strategy , Distribution channel analysis and development , partnerships assessment and development ,Sales organization development , people-management,motivation, training staffing responsibilities, Appropriate communication and liaison,Self-development and continuing personal development Organize and manage the Artilium event day for prospects , customers and partners

  • Senior Product Manager
    July 2006 --- May 2007
    Run product management for fast growing business. Developed business plans, pricing and business models, product naming and positioning, and design of worldwide programs. Contributed to more formalized processes and tools as well as a build out of the organization Contributed to brand change, new web site, and overall re-launch of the company

  • Business Consultant
    July 2005 --- June 2006
    Getting Product,Solution and Company recognition into the telecom and hoster -market Building up contacts with major customers,regulatory departments, partners and consultants. Helping account managers with technical and business feedback Business Owner of the newest projects and provide identification, measurements checkup, bid and project follow up. Foresee internal and external information regarding the company.

  • Senior Nortel Consultant
    April 2004 --- June 2005
    Describe Procedures and helpdesk requirements Responsible for implementation of the solution Manage Operations Department Control financial status of the team Deliver 2nd line support for all Nortel Engineers in Europe. Provide training documentation and Education NextiraOne Engineers on Nortel Networks products.

  • Service Delivery Manager Voice
    September 1999 --- April 2004
    Data filling, testing and maintaining of SS7, ISDN2 and ISDN30 connections on a Nortel DMS-100. Setting up internal process-flows Second-line support for NOC-Engineers. Setting up Disaster Recovery Scenarios Implementing and Managing NTS Numbering Schemes Assure the contact with Nortel in case of software/hardware problems. Team leader of Service Delivery team

  • Program Manager
    January 1999 --- January 1999


LinkedIn Assessment :
Business DevelopmentB2BVoIPSIPTelecommunicationsMobile DevicesPre-salesIVRCloud ComputingGSMSales ManagementNew Business DevelopmentBusiness StrategyTCP/IPUnified CommunicationsProduct managementEntrepreneurshipProgram ManagementmanagementBusiness PlanningStrategySalesStrategic PartnershipsLeadershipStart-upsConsultingVoice over IP (VoIP)

Area / Region

Ostend, Belgium


Driving License
  • No