Special Envoy to China
IBM Cloudsystem Leader in Europe
Graduated in 1996 from the University of Ghent, Belgium, Master in Economics, Tim held positions in business development and sales in software companies. In 2003, Tim joined IBM, through the acquisition of Rational Software. In the first 9 years of his career at IBM he has held several key positions in large account and sales management.
From 2013 to 2015, Tim was responsible for IBMs Enterprise Infrastructure Services Unit in Europe, focusing on delivering managed services and infrastructure projects to European enterprises. Since January 2015, Tim is responsible for developing IBM’s Ecosystem in Europe, focusing on developers, academia, entrepreneurs and startups. He leads a team that helps them benefit from IBMs technology, skills and access to market, to grow their potential and market readiness and to expose them to large enterprises to fuel innovation. As an active member of IBM’s Corporate Service Corps, Tim is a strong believer in the importance and value of Corporate Social Responsibility.