Special CIO Speakers Café

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14:00 - 22:30


Corda INCubator Auditorium, Hasselt




14.00 Registration and welcome drink

14.25 Welcome by CIOforum

by Erwin Verstraelen, Chairman CIOforum

14.30 Keynote Belfius & Keynote RSCA Anderlecht

Belfius: Geert Van Hove, CIO Belfius Bank & Filip Cannaerts, partner at inno.com
Keynote on the transformation into a digital bank and the importance of Fintech start-ups, Q&A

RCSA Anderlecht: Keynote on the role of innovation for the transformation of the football business at RSCA, Q&A

16.00 Keynote HPE

by Ramon Baez, Senior Vice president Customer Advocacy and previously Global CIO HPE
Keynote on experiences with the Digital Roadmap – Case HPE, Q&A

17.30 Break

18.00 Keynote Corda INCubator

by Patrick Kestens, CEO of Corda INCubator
Keynote on the Corda INCubator eco-system for start-ups

18.20 Elevator Pitch by all Start-Ups

  • Airobot – Roy Jeunen
  • Around Media – Thys Morlion
  • Bringme – Dieter Peys
  • Cr3do – Jens Raskin, Wouter Vandeneucker
  • FLAVR – Alexander Van Laer
  • Hifluence – Nick Van Langendonck
  • Smallteaser – Ruth Janssens
  • Smartspoken – Dirk Stevens
  • Ticto – Bart Vansevenant

19.00 Meet the start-ups of your choice

20.30 Networking Opportunity accompanied by food and drinks





Since 1991 the Cronos Group has evolved into a major group counting 3500 employees, mainly technical people with a possibility to grow into entrepreneurs. Meanwhile we extended our mission statement and enriched our offering  with people out of the creative sector with a perfect interaction towards business people, so that we can provide very creative technology solutions for our customers. www.cronos.be


As an incubator, Gumption helps driven entrepreneurs realise their dreams: making other businesses grow by improving processes and through the efficient implementation of new digital technology. It gives member companies the space to focus on essential matters – their people, customers and services – via financial, strategic and operational support. Today, the Gumption Group is made up of 10 companies, employing +185 people. Adopting a 360° view, Gumption wants to be the sparring partner and source of inspiration for business and IT executives. www.gumption.eu


inno.com was founded in Belgium in 1998 as a company that offers advanced ICT Enterprise Architecture, Masterplan and Program management services. By setting up a pragmatic plan, we advise organisations with their most complex strategic ICT decisions and transformation programs and deliver the expected results. We are committed to upholding the highest quality standards, a no-nonsense approach and absolute determination and focus. This is our ultimate commitment. www.inno.com