Jan Vekemans

Jan Vekemans

independent management consultant, SOLVEiDEA

Currently employed at EMerald Battletech, SOLVEiDEA bvba, SOLVEiDEA

Previous: Regify SA, Option NV, CRYPTOCard Ltd., BeCrypt Ltd, Genband Inc., AEP Networks, Baltimore Technologies, Gemplus, Vasco Data Security, Oevel (B), Xerox Engineering Systems, Commodore Computer, Military Police


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Executive Director Security Solutions

At EMerald Battletech

From November 2013 to Present
Using my extensive knowledge and experience in IT Security to build and execute solutions of conflict areas in the world. My team of 17 provides services ranging from planning to execution of solutions for Secure Voice and Data Communications, Encryption and PKI as well as reliability testing and...
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Managing Director


From September 2003 to Present

independent management consultant


From September 2003 to Present
I founded SOLVEiDEA bvba, a Management Consultancy company based in Belgium. SOLVEiDEA is my home base from which I took on contracts as an independent management consultant using my vast experience in developing business in Europe Middle East and Africa. My philosophy has always been that no man...
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Managing Director


From September 2003 to Present

Business Development Director

At Regify SA

From August 2012 to October 2013
Managed a team of 5, 2 technical, 1 Bus.Dev. and admin. Full responsibility for P&L in Benelux as well as building the channel as well as doing direct touch sales promotion. CTIE and eSante were the 2 biggest deals and proved the investors the value of the plan. CTIE is a project where all the...
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Director Sales and Business Development Security Solutions

At Option NV

From July 2010 to August 2012
Development of channel for mIdentikey3G Product Manager for Cloudkey I developed a channel for mIdentikey3G and later for Cloudkey in 21 countries. This channel was different from the traditional channel of Option so needed building from the ground up. Promoted and sold the...
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Business Development & Director EMEA

At CRYPTOCard Ltd.

From July 2009 to June 2010
Introduction of Cryptocard in 13 markets across Europe. Scored major deals in Germany, France and Italy. Assisted in preparing the company for sale

Sales Director Europe

At BeCrypt Ltd

From June 2008 to June 2009
Explore market viability of the disk encryption products based on UK Government approved algorithms. A one year contract ending in a total sale of close to 1 million GBP and a channel in6 countries. Deliverables were : * 1. Document stipulating which countries were open for products of this...
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Sales Director EMEA

At Genband Inc.

From May 2006 to May 2008
Develop the market in EMEA. First ``employee'' in region. Cooperate with NSN and Alcatel-Lucent, Work with incumbent Telco operators to enhance their offering through seamless connection of POTS networks with IP Voice networks. During my time at Genband the company acquired several companies, some...
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Managing Director

At AEP Networks

From September 2003 to May 2006
Developing the sales and marketing aspects of the company in the territory I started as the first employee in region(though I was working as management consultant) working for Netilla Networks. I build a channel in EMEA and grow the team as we grow the business. After 5 quarters we had grown...
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Director Benelux, DACH and Eastern Europe

At Baltimore Technologies

From January 2001 to August 2003
Leading and restructuring the sales effort in Benelux, DACH(Germany-Austria-Switzerland) and Eastern Europe while introducing a Direct Touch strategy Responsible for full P&L in the region Target for 2001 in Benelux US$4.97million exceeded by 30%, while reducing headcount from 18 to 5. Took...
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eBusiness Security Sales Director

At Gemplus

From February 2000 to January 2001
Leading the sales effort in Benelux for the division responsible for eBusiness Security. Establishing this department since it is new to the company. Departure from the past efforts as it asks for a complete rethinking from a ``smart card'' oriented objective to a ``solution'' oriented...
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Vice President of Business Development

At Vasco Data Security

From January 1995 to January 2000
* Developed business in 48 countries after having established new line of business in Network related products, as well as developing business in the Retail Banking Security industry. * Established relationships with ALL major players in the security and network world (Intel, Shiva, Cisco,...
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Sales Coordinator

At Oevel (B)

From January 1992 to January 1995
Sales Coordinator Benelux and German speaking countries

Sales Coordinator

At Xerox Engineering Systems

From June 1986 to January 1992
Sales of high performance electrostatic and Laser plotters to end-users and channel. Average price of 1 installation was 375000Euor

Indirect Sales Manager

At Commodore Computer

From January 1984 to June 1986
Indirect Sales in the Dutch speaking part of Belgium.


At Military Police

From October 1982 to May 1984

Regaschool, Leuven

Bachelors Degree, Regaschool

From September 1979 to June 1982


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