As innovation ‘enablement’ manager for the Port Authority, Piet is one of the drivers of the digital transition in the Port of Antwerp. Based on a founded strategy and by executing concrete innovation projects, he makes the ‘Port of the Future’ tangible and leads the development of innovation platforms (e.g. smart shipping, drones) to a smart Port - on which startups, companies, knowledge institutions and other authorities create new value for the Antwerp port ecosystem. In the 90’s, Piet started at one of the most successful startups in the Benelux – Tele Atlas, a producer of digital geographic data – acquired by TomTom in 2008. Between 2011 and 2014 he managed a consultancy firm and was closely involved in the start-ups in the energy sector. Piet holds 2 masters, in History and Spatial and Urban Planning, post-graduates in energy and environmental management and an MBA International management.
17 & 18 November 2020Register now!
About the event
Smart Ports: Piers of the Future will be celebrating this year 2020 its second editions as part of the Smart City Expo World Congress Event. Due to the current global pandemic, this edition will be 100% online with a live streaming format and full access to the content through the platform Smart Ports TV which will be up and running very soon.
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