Welcome on board

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GIG appoints Catherine Van Aken as Head of Network Service Providers to accelerate its Go-To-Market and business development activities within the Telecommunication and Service Provider space.

Catherine has 25 years of international business development, marketing and sales experience in the Telecom and High-Tech industries. She held various regional leadership positions with Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent (acquired by Nokia in 2016) based out of Singapore, Johannesburg and Antwerp and worked for Capgemini Consulting to drive technology-driven transformation projects. The last 3 years, she was responsible for the Go-To-Market and partnership strategy of Technicolor’s Connected Home division - based out of Silicon Valley – to tackle the nascent market of the intelligent home combining IoT, AI and Edge+Cloud capabilities.

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Catherine holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Business from Solvay Business School in Brussels. She was awarded “Laureate of the Prince Albert Fund” by the King of Belgium and completed the Alcatel-Lucent high potential MBA program at Manchester Business School.

You can reach Catherine as follows:
Email: catherine.vanaken@gig.tech
Mobile:
+32 489 15 11 25

Paola Ghezzi