|Nyenrode Business School, BBA||1990|
|Nyenrode Business School, MBA||1994|
Experienced President / CEO software and e-commerce
General manager with 15 years executive level experience Team-builder, coach and mentor No-nonsense, hands-on management style Analytical and metrics-driven Entrepreneurial style Extensive international experience Lived and worked in The Netherlands, US, Germany and Latin America
Specialties General management, business development, ecommerce, sales management, product management, business & consumer marketing, international business management, extensive experience in the shareware / try-before-you-buy software industry
Founder/CEO MeetingKing Computer Software industry December 2010 - Present (8 months)
President / CEO WinZip Computing Public Company; Computer Software industry September 2002 - January 2010 (7 years 5 months)
WinZip Computing is the maker of WinZip; the world’s most popular utility for file compression, encryption, packaging, and data backup. Customers include thousands of organizations, government agencies and Fortune 500 companies, as well as millions of home users.
Vice President of Sales and Marketing WinZip Computing Public Company; Computer Software industry October 1999 - September 2002 (3 years)
Responsible for all sales and marketing related activities of WinZip Computing, including on-line credit card order processing, advertising, relationships with resellers, distributors and other outside parties.
Vice President Commercial Activities in Peru Ceteco NV Retail industry February 1998 - June 1999 (1 year 5 months)
$650M International Dutch retail consumer electronics and household appliance company with operations throughout Latin America. The Peruvian operations generated $50 million in revenue through 25 outlets.
Together with the Country Manager and the Controller, formed the Senior Management Team of the retail operations in Peru. Responsible for all sales, marketing and purchasing activities.
Vice President of Sales Megapool BV Retail industry March 1995 - January 1998 (2 years 11 months)
Megapool was the largest national retail chain for consumer electronics and household appliances generating $250 million in sales.
Had final P&L responsibility for all 70 company-owned stores. Managed three regional Sales Managers and had direct responsibility for the company’s five largest stores