October 11, 2019

Join us at Think Summit

October 11th, 2019

IBM Client Center
Avenue du Bourget/Bourgetlaan 42
1130 Brussels


Sharpen your skills. Get hands-on experience with the latest technology. Expand your network with IT- and business professionals across industries, as well as IBM business partners and subject matter experts.

Discover how to apply technologies for an ongoing digital transformation. And discuss how the speed of tech developments increases the need to establish trust, increase transparency and address social issues with good technology.

Let’s put smart to work


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Think Campus: Focus on the topics you care most about


Explore specific topics and business solutions in the areas of data and AI, cloud and infrastructure, security and resiliency. The Think Campuses will cover a variety of activities including case study and technical presentations, debate sessions, educational demonstrations, networking, and expert talks.

All for you to explore the insights, ideas and innovations in technology developments and how these help solve business and societal challenges in a constant changing environment.

Data & AI

Unlock the value of your data and put smart to work with AI.

  • Modernize your data usage and make it ready for an AI and multi-cloud world
  • Build, train, and deploy AI models at scale based on open technologies
  • Operationalize your AI-driven insights and business processes with trust and transparency
  • Generate new business models and make more informed, real-time decisions with IoT connectivity and cognitive analytics

Cloud & Infrastructure

Optimize your infrastructure with faster, smarter platforms and services.

  • Discover why thousands of organizations across 20 industries trust IBM as a faster, more secure journey to cloud
  • Purpose-built infrastructure, to provide the performance, agility, and security that you can count on for today’s multi-cloud environments

Security & Resiliency

Build trust and resiliency with the biggest advances in cybersecurity at work.

  • Client stories and lessons learned from experts, standing by to answer all your toughest questions
  • Learn how you win the cybersecurity game by preparing today for the threats of tomorrow


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Wouter Denayer

Wouter Denayer

Wouter Denayer

Architect Profession Lead Benelux

Wouter is passionate about technology. That's why he feels great at IBM where he helps companies understand and implement new innovations where they matter. This with one eye on the business, another on the tech, and a third on the impact on society. Wouter is CTO for IBM Belgium and member of IBM's Academy of Technology. His four patent applications are making their way through the process.

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Joachim Schäfer, PhD

Joachim Schäfer, PhD

Joachim Schäfer, PhD

Managing Security Consultant & IBM Q Ambassador

Joachim is a security consultant within IBM's European Data and Application Security team with a focus on cryptography. Before joining IBM he worked for a Big 4 delivering security transformation projects for the financial industry and the telecommunication sector. He has done a PhD in Quantum Communication which is why he is passionate about all topics surrounding Quantum, such Quantum Computing, (Post-)Quantum Cryptography, and Quantum Risks.

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Philippe Bovy

Philippe Bovy

Philippe Bovy

Associate Partner IT Advisory

During his professional experience, Philippe worked closely with Client organizations at Cx0 level to evangelize, solution design, build and enable large-scale Outsourcing initiatives, covering the whole IT value chain and ranging from workplace and mobile device management to Datacentre and Cloud services. More recently, Philippe helped enterprises in their digitalization journey, bringing expertise in IT enterprise architecture, cloud transformation and IA initiatives. In addition, Philippe is leading the IBM Watson alliance for KPMG Luxembourg.

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Philippe Bovy

Kim Castro

Kim Castro

Media Manager

Experienced crisis communication manager with a strong focus on the fast moving digital world. Built an extensive know-how of social and digital media, while working for both public and private companies, such as NMBS, BMW, Antwerp Police and Infrabel. Strong believer of cocreation. Natural connector. Passionate about making people grow. Taking my experience to a higher level by developing Blue Kangaroo, a collaborative knowledge database.

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Philippe Bovy

Bert Jonker

Bert Jonker

Senior Cloud Architect Europe

Bert currently works as a Technical Leader in the IBM Europe Cloud organization. In that role he technically leads the Cloud discussions with the enterprise customers in Europe and within the IBM Cloud organization. In the last two years he was the lead architect on two major cloud engagements in Germany. The Osram migration of the Non-SAP workload to the IAAS Cloud Lead to a global Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA).In addition to his day to day job he travels through Europe to do two-day training sessions to enable and certify IBM teams on IBM cloud subjects.

The Venue

IBM Client Center
Avenue du bourget/Bourgetlaan 42
1130 Brussels

IBM Client Center Brussels

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