CIO Speaker’s Café

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18:00 - 22:00


Communicatieloft, Gent

On Personal Invitation only

Employee engagement in the new world


18.00 Registration and welcome drink

18.30 Welcome by CIOforum

by Erwin Verstraelen, Chairman CIOforum

18.35 Introduction partners

Christophe VanDriessche, Managing Director Amon
Raf Alexander, Managing Partner Flexso
Johan Van Looy, partner

18.45 Employee engagement in the new world

Between june and september 2017 Amon conducted a big survey amongst 25.000 people in the IT community. What makes ICT Professionals, Managers and Directors engaged in a company? Why and when do they leave their jobs? Which channels do they use? Why do they refuse offers? How can you be more successful in the war for talent in the digital era?

by Christophe VanDriessche, Managing Director Amon – Executive Search in ITwill show you a glimpse of the results

19.15 MEA plus

This Master is the only academic programme that specifically focuses on the role of the enterprise architect by balancing between theory and practice of enterprise architecture.

Testimonials by enthusiast believers

20.15 Closing & looking forward to our Masterclass & CIO Speaker’s Café on November 9th

by Erwin Verstraelen, Chairman CIOforum

20.20 Networking opportunity accompanied by food and drinks



Since 10 years, Amon is a leading Belgian Executive Search organisation, specialising in bringing together, supporting and guiding ICT-professionals, -executives and companies. With offices in Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp, Amon successfuly completes ICT direct search assignments in Belgium for more than 400 multinationals, sme’s and start-ups.


Since 2004, Flexso has been helping organizations to ‘run simple’, by implementing smart, powerful SAP and Successfactors solutions for a wide range of business lines (HR, logistics, IT, Finance, etc). We are passionate about innovation, driven by results and we strongly believe in the power of people. was founded in Belgium in 1998 as a company that offers advanced ICT Enterprise Architecture, Masterplan and Program management services. It helps organizations to cope with their most complex strategic ICT & business challenges with absolute determination and focus while upholding the highest quality standards.