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Marc Lambotte - CEO of Agoria

In his typical (direct) style, Marc Lambotte will share his views on the sense and non-sense of research as well as on its impact on people, society and our planet. Relevant Belgian examples will illustrate his opinions on how research will influence prosperity. Significant societal challenges are driven by the outcomes of change that was initiated by research. We can all help turn the risks into opportunities. Find out what needs to be done…


Marc Lambotte started his career as a teacher in primary education, but quickly transitioned to the IT sector as a product manager within Unisys Belgium in 1985. He was promoted to marketing and sales support manager in 1992 and took a sales management role starting from 1995, where he was responsible for handling one of Unisys largest customers. Two years later he was named vice president and was promoted in 1999 to managing director. He became a leader in Belgium's local management team and was appointed ‘Country General Manager Belgium & Luxemburg’ in May 2005. In January 2014 he was appointed as director general of Agoria and since May 21, 2014, he is CEO of Agoria - the Belgian federation for the Technology Industry. “Marc Lambotte is a true international business leader with an outstanding reputation. He has a strong vision on how to develop a top organisation and knows how to execute on that. Marc is true networker and it's always a pleasure to meet and work with him.”


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