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1E9 had a lot of speakers since 2019. You can browse through them here.

Wim De Waele

Board Member

The Data Tank

Wim De Waele obtained his Master Degrees in Economic and Computer Sciences at the University of Ghent in 1987. He started his career as scientific researcher at the university applying artificial intelligence technology to industrial applications. He continued to work in the field of intelligent planning at Siemens and Numetrix before joining i2 Technologies and moving to the US In the nineties. Upon his return to Europe, Wim became the founder and Chief Executive Officer at iMinds whose iStart accelerator was rated one of the top 3 university business incubators. He is currently executive chairman of the board of The Beacon, an AI innovation hub and board member of The Data Tank. He is also a co-founder and partner of the Miles Ahead Venture Studio for AI and Deep Tech.

Speaker at 1E9 Events

Festival der Zukunft 2025

Festival der Zukunft 2025

1E9 THE_CONFERENCE 2021

1E9 THE_CONFERENCE 2021

Festival der Zukunft 2024

Festival der Zukunft 2024

1E9 THE_CONFERENCE 2020

1E9 THE_CONFERENCE 2020

Festival der Zukunft 2023

Festival der Zukunft 2023

1E9 THE_CONFERENCE 2019

1E9 THE_CONFERENCE 2019

Festival der Zukunft 2022

Festival der Zukunft 2022

Wim De Waele
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