GIG Tech

ABOUT GIG TECHNOLOGY

Growing partnerships

GIG has developed partnerships in different parts of the world. We enable our partners with all software components to build a solid and scalable cloud business based on edge computing and blockchain technology, using our open-source automation frameworks.

We engage with our partners over a dual-licensing model: * all software is open-source and free to use by any individual in the world * a fair-source license can be agreed to gain the benefits of engineering support, version controlled releases, etc.

GIG is expanding rapidly. We work with partners that help us to cover strategic geographies. We currently cover areas such as:

  • Europe, in partnership with Swiss-based investment group
  • UK and Ireland, in partnership with London-based investors
  • Russia, in partnership with Moscow-based entrepreneurs & investors
  • South-Africa, in partnership with Johannesburg-based investors
  • Mauritius, in partnership with local investors & government-backing
  • Canada, in partnership with Toronto-based datacenter operator

GIG is active in the green zones

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Team talent and values

Throughout the years GIG became a family of young talents mixed with experienced executives, all sharing the same values and beliefs.

  • The need for a democratic and green Internet, available to everyone
  • The need for more transparent and responsible digital organizations
  • The need as individuals to have control over our personal data

Contact GIG

Help GIG to expand?

We are expanding our Edge network every day. Together with our partners We are jointly growing the capacity in every corner of the world. Feel free to get in touch and become a partner in our expansion.

Email us at sales@gig.tech

Need help with GIG?

When you have a support request, please provide us with as much essential information as possible. Also include any links that are related to your problem.

Email us at support@gig.tech

Looking for a job?

Come help us make the growth of a neutral and green Internet even better. We’ve built a company to truly love working for, and we think you will too.

Email us at jobs@gig.tech

Join the community?

Join our early adopter programs and help us realize the technical growth of our platform and open-source software. Let’s collaborate.

Email us at eap@gig.tech

Want to meet us?

GIG has offices and evangelists all over the world. Drop us a line and provide as much as possible background and we promise you to point you in the right direction.

Email us at marketing@gig.tech


Team Introduction

 
Kristof De Spiegeleer

Kristof De Spiegeleer

Kristof is a humanist & motivated entrepreneur, passionate to help make the world a better place. He has been at the forefront of cloud computing and enjoys long standing relationships with investors and industry leaders. Kristof holds a M.Sc. in electro technical engineering from Ghent University in Belgium and a postgraduate in management and economics from University of Leuven, Belgium. Kristof has successfully built and sold 6 companies in a time period of 15 years. Currently Kristof is investor, co-founder & chairman of GIG Technology and ThreeFold Foundation.

 
Willem Hendrickx

Willem Hendrickx

Willem is group CEO and co-founder of GIG Technology. He has over 20 years of experience in executive roles at global ICT firms. He held key positions in commercial management as well as corporate marketing, including Alcatel-Lucent where he was President EMEA, Riverbed where he was SVP EMEA, Tieto where he was EVP Global Accounts and Customer Market Operations and EMC where he served as SVP Global Channels. Willem has a track record in growing sales through developing new business models, expanding distribution and executing global go-to-market strategies.

 
Sacha Vekeman

Sacha Vekeman

Sacha is Head of Marketing and Communications at GIG Technology and was founding partner. He worked for nearly two decades at a telecom giant and various technology startups. He is a global citizen that lived in London, Dubai, Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Paris. He supports tech companies to productize, scale-out and execute a solid go-to-market strategy via business development and technology marketing. He co-founded Mobiya, Camargus, Qamira, Planzone, Scense, Prosquare, CoreDataCloud and GIG Technology.

 
Yves Kerwyn

Yves Kerwyn

As early believer of a new Internet, Yves loves spreading the word about GIG. Yves became the company evangelist after co-founding Artilium and having a 16 year stint as a partner sales executive at Microsoft. Besides co-founding successful companies and spreading the word about them Yves is known for pushing the pace during the Wednesday-gig-jog-sessions.

 
Sophie De Maesschalck

Sophie De Maesschalck

Sophie has over 10 years of experience in technology incubation, international financing and mergers and acquisitions. She is currently the CFO of GIG Technology and GIG Holding. Besides GIG Technology, she is a partner and group CFO at Incubaid, one of the most disruptive incubators in the tech scene that has supported a portfolio of over 15 start-ups and successfully exited 6 companies to large, international corporations as Western Digital and Oracle.

Sophie holds an MSc and PhD in Electrotechnical engineering from Ghent University (Belgium) and an MBA from Vlerick Business School (Belgium). Prior to working at GIG Technology and Incubaid, she held positions at Bain & Company, the management consultancy and Proximus, the leading Belgian mobile operator

 
Rob Van Mieghem

Rob Van Mieghem

Rob is deep into research and development, distributed computing architectures and blockchain technologies. He is the software architect of Rivine.io, a blockchain network with the benefits of an unhackable distributed rule engine, while the network only consumes 110 of the power compared to a public chain, like the Bitcoin network. Rob is also the inventor of itsyou.online, an advanced authentication and access management platform on a distributed ledger.

 
Geert Audenaert

Geert Audenaert

Geert is head of Engineering at GIG Technology and was the founder of Mobicage, the company behind the successful mobile open-source platform Rogerthat. He is a programming and open-source enthusiast and leads our software development labs in Gent, Cairo and Dubai.

 
Jan De Landtsheer

Jan De Landtsheer

Jan is Head of Research & Development at GIG Technology and was working at Incubaid as CTO for the last 15 years. Incubaid was a disruptor in the tech scene after having successfully exited a portfolio of 6 high-value exits. He hacks open-source software and Linux operating systems to simply make them different and better.

 
Pierre Van Hoorebeke

Pierre Van Hoorebeke

Pierre is group legal counsel at ThreeFold Foundation and GIG Technology. Pierre has over 15 years of experience as a corporate and IT lawyer, assisting founders, investors and private companies on corporate, commercial and IP matters. He is specialized in venture capital and private equity transactions, mergers & acquisitions, corporate restructurings, as well as IT related commercial matters and license deals.

 
Weynand Kuijpers

Weynand Kuijpers

Weynand is a rocket scientist that decided slignshotting new IT technologies into customer centric orbits is far more interesting than space technology. Weynand is one of the first followers of GIG.Tech and has been working for two decades in large multinational organizations building some of the first Internet services in Europe. He believes that the IT industry needs a fundamental makeover and a radically different approach. Weynand is currently Head of Solution Design at GIG Technology.

 
Andreas Hartl

Andreas Hartl

Andreas is Head of Global Channel Sales at GIG Technology. Prior to this Andreas spent eight years at Riverbed in numerous senior roles including Regional Head for Germany, Austria and Switzerland and also EMEA Head of Channel Sales. Andreas has a strong track record of developing and executing business strategies and delivering revenues in new markets. He has a degree in Business Economics from the University of Regensburg.