Thierry Van Landegem, executive director, IIoT cohort, leads the inaugural cohort of the mHUB Accelerator Program and is responsible for tech sourcing and evaluation, as well as program execution.
Thierry brings over 25 years of innovation leadership with a focus on creating sustainable business impact. He has extensive venture building and startup incubation experience in the telecom, IT, internet, mobility and manufacturing industries launching new corporate product lines, incubations, corporate ventures and startups.
Van Landegem comes to mHUB after having served as chief incubation at global automotive solutions provider Metalsa’s MLAB, where he launched several incubations resulting in startups in the mobility and smart manufacturing space. Previously, he served as the COO and vice president of open innovation at Bell Labs where he successfully led the GreenTouch sustainability consortium rallying 50 organizations to dramatically improve energy efficiency in communication networks. Prior, he set up Alcatel’s venture organization in France spearheading new business creation in telecom’s adjacent markets.
Van Landegem comes with an MBA from the University of Louvain, and an MS Engineering degree from the University of Brussels, both in Belgium. He also obtained a certificate in AI from MIT and a ThinkWrong certificate (design thinking) from SolveNext.
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