Year End Event

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17:30 - 22:00


Getronics, Diegem



Keynote by Olivier Van Duüren, CEO & Founder of ‘The Dualarity’

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17.30 Registration and welcome drink
18.00  Welcome by CIOforum
by Erwin Verstraelen, Chairman CIOforum

18.05 Introduction partners
by Daniël Minschart, CEO Getronics BeLux
by Geert van Peteghem, Sales Director Corporate Microsoft

18.15 Keynote – The Dualarity or ‘Tap into the Energy of your Personal and Business Transformation’

by Olivier Van Duüren, Founder of The Dualarity –

An author, trend sensemaker, speaker and executive coach, Olivier is a thought leader on personal and business transformation, and on the impact of the changes around us on our society and industry.

During 22 years at Microsoft, Olivier has held a number of senior level global and regional positions spanning sales, operations, marketing, business development, innovation and strategy across consumer, online, retail, advertising, publishing and enterprise (B2C-B2B). He started working at Microsoft in 1994 working out of the Benelux to global travelling out of Paris, London, Seattle and New York.

In 2016 he founded The Dualarity and wrote the book to help business leaders to find the sparkle in their personal and business transformation. After 22 years working at one of the world’s most successful technology company, he gained a unique perspective on innovation, transformation and human performance. He combines these insights so that you, your organization and your customers can start to prepare for the transformational times ahead.

19.15 The CIO Perspective
Herman De Prins, newly elected CIO of the Year delivers his maiden speech

It has become an annual tradition of CIOforum to invite the newly elected CIO of the Year to talk at its Year End Event.
We have the privilege to welcome Herman De Prins, CIO of UCB for his premier speech as CIO of the Year 2016.
Herman de Prins will be introduced by the former CIO of the Year Peter Bal, CIO of WABCO. Peter will also share his conclusions from the past year.

19.45 Closing & looking forward to the CIOforum in 2017

by Erwin Verstraelen, Chairman CIOforum

20.00 Networking opportunity accompanied by walking dinner and drinks