Le parcours professionnel
Chief Technology Officer, Software AG in Germany and USA [1980-1989]
CEO of AT&T's Unix Systems Laboratories [1990-1993] CEO of UB Networks (Ungermnann-Bass Inc) [1993-1995] CEO of Tandem Computers [1995-1998]
Executive VP & Board Member Philips Electronics [1998-1999]] Board Member Computer Associates Inc [1998-2002]
Board Member Lincoln National Insurance [1998-2000]
Chairman and Founder Insight Capital Europe / Favonius Ventures [2000-2008] Chairman Connekt [2001-2007]
Board member Neander Motors AG [2002 – present]
Board Member Bandwidth Inc [2002 – 2008, 2013 – present] Chairman and Founder ROAD Group [2008-2009]
CEO Eclipse Aviation [2008-2009]
CEO PDX [2009-2011]
Chairman Orbital Power [2012 – present]
Managing Partner RiRo Ventures [2012- present] Chairman ThirdMotion Inc [2012 – present]
Chairman Antenna Company [2012 – present] Chairman VoiceTrust Inc [2013 – present]
• Economie & Finances
• Marchés émergents
• Innovation & Créativité
• Réussite entrepreneuriale
• Gestion du changement
• TIC & Nouveaux médias
ROEL PIEPER is a Professor, Manager, Investor and Coach. Pieper is an expert on matching information/communication technology with
business administration. He is a very popular speaker on international conferences. His topics include network systems, software, entrepreneurship and E-commerce. Pipier obtained his engineer's
degree from the Delft University of Technology, 1980, in informatics. After graduation, he worked for ten years for Software AG (both in Germany and in the United States). In the United States he
worked for Unix System Laboratories of AT&T. In 1993, he became the president of UB Networks formerly Ungermann-Bass, a subsidiary of Tandem ComputersUB Networks was sold to Newbridge
Networks succesfully in 1996 after Pieper joined Tandem Computers as CEO.
In 1995 ROEL PIEPER became president and CEO of Tandem Computers where he was instrumental in repositioning the company. Under Pieper's leadership Tandem was sold to Compaq in 1997, and Pieper became a member of the executive board of Compaq. Pieper's reputation was boosted during his American period, where he established his credentials restructuring companies that had run into trouble. His public image of someone who got faltering companies back on track was established.
ROEL PIEPER returned to the Netherlands in 1998. For one year he was board member of the Dutch electronics giant Philips on an invitation by Cor Boonstra, then Philips' CEO. In 1998, together with ex-minister of economy Hans Wijers, Pieper set up Twinning, an incubator for starting entrepreneurs, particularly in the IT and especially the Internet sector. He has also set up StarChild (Sterrenkind), a project to introduce modern means of communication to sick children. Pieper is a 'Crown Fellow' at the Aspen Institute.
ROEL PIEPER is member of the board of directors of a variety of companies, including Computer Associates, General Magic and Quokka Sports. He is professor of E-commerce at the University of Twente, is fluent in French, German and a native speaker of Dutch and English. Roel Pieper is an expert on matching information/communication technology with business administration. He is a very popualr speaker on international conferences. His topics include netwerk systems, software, entrepreneurship and E-commerce.