CEO, European Startup Network
Jan Bormans, Ph.D., MBA, has been active in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship for more than 20 years. Jan was strategy advisor at the IMEC nanotechnology research centre (that developed one of the first open innovation business models worldwide) and valorisation manager of the Flanders DC/Vlerick Business School knowledge centre. He has been actively involved in various startup initiatives such as start it @KBC and startups.be since 2010. Jan has also co-founded Kunigi, an interdisciplinary innovation agency. From 2019 on, Jan is the CEO of the European Startup Network.