1. Skills

    Entrepreneurial

    Set up and sold my own IT company in a 6 year period. New projects are in the pipeline as freelance IT project manager.

    Analysis with a purpose

    Analysis of a specific problem while looking at the big picture. What can IT do to increase your sales ?

    Project management

    All of my IT projects have finished on time, respecting budget and scope.

    I have an official Prince II certificate.

    People Skills

    Managed operational teams with little formal authority : worked with IT developers, organised classical concerts and fashion shows.

    Flexible and fast learning

    Worked as an agricultural engineer in the automotive and cultural sector and acquired my IT skills on the job.

  2. My career

    I completed my studies as a bio engineer at the University of Ghent - Belgium in 1989 . Following my military service on the oceanographic ship the Belgica I completed a 1 year MBA at the Vlerick School of Management.

    1991-1999 : I started as a freelancer in the cultural and social sector

    1999 : Set up my IT company ‘Storm’

    1999-2004 : G M wanted to reorganize their used car business. The aim was to shorten the handling time and minimize stock and boost sale prices. Read more

    2004 : Sold my business in 2004 to Cheops Technology nv. I had a team of 3 IT and 3 administrative employees.

    2005-2007 : Raise our children born in 2004 and 2006.

    2008-2009 : Lived 2 years in Italy - Le Marche, next to Umbria and Tuscany.

    2010-2011 : Worked on my own IT projects, e.g. a website representing all of the translators in Belgium.Read more

    12-2011 to 04-2012 : Cars On The Web, a used car auction site. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and freelance IT project manager.Read more

    10-2012 : Prince II certification - PRojects IN Controlled Environments. Read more

    11-2012 : Launch of the website ywwy.be

    01-2014 : Certification 'Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer' for Web Applications - MCSD 486




  3. Formal education

    1984-1989 : University of Ghent : bio engineer with a specialisation in water treatment.

    1989-1990 : Military service on the oceanographic ship the Belgica.

    1990-1991 : MBA at theVlerickManagement School. End year project was the development of a new insurance product.

  4. Languages


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    Dutch expert expert expert
    French expert good expert
    English good good good
    Italian good basic good
    German basic basic basic
     

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