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Serial Entrepreneur with 3 exits on his belt. Co-founder of Skynet, Keytrade Bank, TunZ.com. He advises and invests in startups trough Belcube. Advisor at Bepark and board member of Voxbone.
John Porter has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Telenet, a leading provider of media and telecommunication services in Belgium, as of April 2013. Prior to joining Telenet, he served as Chairman and non-executive director on the board of ASX-listed company Enero and oOh!media, Australia’s largest outdoor media company.
He has a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation and experience as well in a large corporate as in a startup environment. Ideation of new physical and IT products, the development and validation phase and international scaling experience will be his key contribution to the whole idealabs community.
Vincent Bruyneel is currently Vice President Strategy & Corporate Development at Liberty Global, the largest international cable company with operations in 14 countries and is based in Amsterdam. He is responsible for developing and driving the group's global corporate strategy with a specific focus on The Netherlands, Belgium and Central & Eastern Europe.
Pieterjan is the Co-founder and CEO of Showpad, the leading mobile sales enablement platform helping to align sales and marketing. Showpad has offices in Gent and San Francisco and is one of the fastest growing tech startups in Europe. He started his professional career at Accenture, was an early employee at Netlog.com and co-founded In the Pocket (www.inthepocket.mobi) where he still serves on the board.
Folke Lemaitre has 10 years of experience working in the tech and social media space, and is the chief executive officer and founder of Engagor, the customer engagement and insights platform for the social enterprise. He founded Engagor in February 2011 and has since grown the company to a profitable business, now sporting a team of more than 25 employees based in Belgium.
Rudy De Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist, Futurist, Keynote Speaker and Author/Curator of Shift 2020. Rudy propels leaders to stay ahead of what will transform their business through hosting innovation events, speaking live at conferences, and facilitating senior executive brainstorms.
Senior marketing consultant with broad experience in many aspects of marketing, advertising, product development and customer loyalty. Founder of Turnleaf, an independent marketing and growth-hacking consulting practice. Helped drive the launch in Belgium of desktop publishing (@Xerox), personal computing (@Apple), and broadband internet, VOIP telephony and interactive digital television (@Telenet). Received the Belgian "Marketeer of the Year" and EFFIE awards.
Several experiences in M&A/ building organisations from scratch/ reorganisations. Succesfully launched several start ups and product initiatives in large organisations. Result driven leader with large background in large customer strategies. Comprehensive relationships on C Level to deliver solutions to value their business challenges.