Experience : education and career

Education (reverse chronological order)

Managing Telecom Technologies (various classes at university level)
After office hours Oct. '98 - May '99 UFSIA (Antwerp University)

Industrieel Ingenieur Electronica (Masters degree)
Oct. '80 - Jul.'84 Hoger Instituut De Nayer

Exchange Student in U.S.A.
Aug. '79 - Jul. '80 Van Buren High School, Arkansas, USA

Elementary school and High school (Humaniora)
Sep. '67 - Jun. '79 Sint-Romboutscollege, Mechelen

Professional Career (reverse chronological order)

Nov. 09 - .
Co-founder and partner of the international Loss AZdjusters Bureau XPERTA bvba.
Director/Senior Loss Adjuster.

Self employed consultant, surveyor and loss adjuster
Nov. 03 - .
Professor MultiMedia at Belgacom Corporate University (1 day/month)
Senior Loss Adjuster (freelance subcontractor GAB Robins Belgium until 9/2009)
Court Surveyor for the Courts of Antwerp, Brussels, Mechelen... ("Gerechtsexpert")

Alcatel / ST Micro Electronics
Sep. 00 - Oct. 03 Marketing Director ADSL CPE
Worldwide responsible for marketing all ADSL CPE chipsets Roadmap, strategy, positioning.
Negotiations with several Telephone Operators.

Telenet NV (JV of all cable operators in Flanders)
Sep.'98 - Aug.'00 Senior Product Marketing Manager
Responsible for Marketing of Voice services for professional markets (SME and Corporate).
Architect of the 'Zone Flanders' service and SLA's (Service Level Agreements) Participated in Negotiations which lead to deals with Flemish Governement and various Belgian Banks.

Agfa-Gevaert NV
Sep.'95 - Aug.'98 Marketing Manager, Colour Management Software Worldwide Marketing of graphical software Closed succesfull OEM deals with a.o.: HP, Apple, Adobe, Scanvec.
Responsible, as Product Line Team leader for: Marketing, OEM sales, R&D, Support, Production, Marcom Product Life Cycle Management.

Roland DG Europe NV
Dec.'85 - Dec. '87 Sales Engineer Benelux
Set up Dealer channel in Benelux
Jan.'88 - Dec. '91 Product Manager Europe
Responsible for Support Department Product Development for Europe
Responsible for relationship with Software manufacturers in Europe Feedback to Japan Jan.'92 - Aug. '95 Product Marketing Manager Europe
All of the above + Responsible Marketing Communications, tradeshows and distribution channel in Europe

Mandatory Army Services, 1e Cie Materialen
Feb. '85 - Nov.'85 Sgt. KROO, Leopoldsburg

Roland Benelux NV
Aug.'84 - Jan. '85 Service Support Engineer
Set up Support Department