High-level entrepreneurship and innovation expert for the European Innovation Council (European Commission). Chairwoman, Board Advisor, Mentor – Innovation, International Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Sustainability
Country – Belgium
25 years of international management and leadership experience with Technology Blue Chips in the IT & telecom convergent services (Siemens, Deutsche Telekom, Microsoft, Volkswagen), in the International Public Sector and as an Entrepreneur.
360° business innovation experience spanning from IT R&D, strategic positioning and multi-million business development, up to C-level P&L executive roles (in Europe and beyond), growing businesses in corporate roles as well as in mid-size companies.
Entrepreneurial track leading the international development of the family-owned High-Tech company – electro-mechanical engineering and manufacturing in the medical devices’ sector – obtaining a.o. a new technology patent in the USA (non-invasive bio-medical sensors) and negotiating the creation of a new technology spin-off.