Sam Wouters

Sam Wouters is a Blockchain Consultant. He has been learning everything about them for the past 4 years and has advised organisations across several industries on them. Sam works at Duval Union Consulting, where he helps organisations understand the impact of digital and transform their business. He helped write the Digital Transformation Book, sold in over 60 countries.

Cor Baars

After his studies in Digital Technology and Artificial Intelligence, drs. ing. Cor Baars has always remained active in the IT field, predominantly in the area of Enterprise Architecture. As co-founder of CIBIT Academy, he has been responsible for the academy’s Master of Science studies for more than 25 years. Furthermore, he has been involved in many different projects at more than 40 organisations as an advisor and Enterprise IT Architect.

Janani Dumbleton

Janani Dumbleton

Janani heads up the audience platform data teams, that manage the petabyte scale data warehouse and data lake, and deliver data products and services supporting personalisation, insights and innovation. She also manages the data governance and operational privacy teams, who promote and embed data management best practices, ensuring reliable and compliant data is made available for all digital products. Apart from managing and delivering these products and services, part of her role is also to explore innovative ways of applying technology and practical uses of the petabyte scale data repository for wider benefit across the BBC. Prior to the BBC, Janani has worked across multiple verticals assisting businesses with their unique, industry specific data requirements including digital transformation, master data management, data quality and data governance. She also regularly speaks at seminars, and authors blogs & white papers.

Mark de Visser

Mark de Visser

Mark worked as head of marketing at Borland in Amsterdam before he moved to Silicon Valley in 1993. In the United States he led the marketing activities of companies such as Borland, Red Hat, Zend Technologies, Sonatype, CFEngine, Saucelabs and Splice Machine. He is an authority and frequent speaker on software development tools, databases, open source and marketing automation.

Donald Farmer

Donald Farmer

Donald Farmer, principal of TreeHive Strategy, is an internationally-known advisor to analytics vendors, investors and enterprises. His career has ranged from fish-farming and archeology, to leading product teams at Microsoft and Qlik. Donald specializes in helping his clients to develop advanced strategies for analytics, innovation and design, especially taking advantage of new technologies and techniques.

Gert Vonck

Gert Vonck is momenteel werkzaam als zelfstandig business consultant, maar is beter bekend als de oprichter van Appfie.com. Appfie is een start-up gericht op de invoering en het gebruik van Low Code platformen binnen ondernemingen, en specifiek voor Microsoft PowerApps en Flow. Binnen Appfie is Gert, naast spreker en PowerApps trainer, ook dagelijks betrokken bij strategische oefeningen, de creatie van roadmaps en change management projecten binnen middelgrote tot grote ondernemingen.

Bert Meuris

Bert Meuris is a senior integration consultant at I8C (Integr8 Consulting) with 12 years of experience in IT. Throughout his entire career, Bert focused on integration in all aspects. He has substantial experience with Service Busses and worked with SoftwareAG webMethods, TIBCO BusinessWorks, and SAP PI/PO, among others. For the last couple of years, Bert has focused more on API’s and all aspects that come with it: from API design to API management (Axway API Management) and API governance.

Regine Dhaene

Regine Dhaene

Regine Dhaene, Practice Lead GDPR, Regine holds more than twenty years of experience in several sectors and has held various executive roles in her career. Among these are COO, business- and information architect, program- and project manager, business analyst, line manager and management consultant.

Guy Crets

Guy Crets

Guy Crets is a Business Integration Architect and Partner at I8C. I8C itself is part of the Belgian Cronos Group with a headcount of well over 4000. Guy is a leading consultant and speaker with more than 25 years of experience in the area of application integration and SOA. He spoke at many international conferences and user groups, presented workshops and moderated panel discussions.
In Belgium, Guy regularly presents workshops for SAI (similar to NGI in the Netherlands).

William McKnight

William McKnight

William McKnight takes corporate information and turns it into a bottom-line producing asset. He’s worked with companies like Fidelity Investments, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Scotiabank, Samba Bank, Pfizer, France Telecom and Verizon — 17 of the Global 2000 — and many others.