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Olivier Vanden Eynde nominated for’s “IT Person of the Year”-Award


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Every year, organizes the award for IT Person of the Year. This year, Olivier Vanden Eynde, Close the Gap’s founder, has been nominated! Previous winners include Dominique Leroy, CEO of the Belgian telecommunications company Proximus, and Peter Hinssen, author and technology entrepreneur.

At first, Mr. Vanden Eynde made it to the long list. This long list gave everyone the opportunity to vote for their favourite IT Belgian personality. Thanks to many supporters and votes, Mr. Vanden Eynde made it to the short list of 12 nominees.

On February 21st, Olivier Vanden Eynde was nominated as one of the final five candidates to win the award. The winner will be announced on March 14th during the combined ICT-conferences and Data & Cloud Expo in Brussels Expo.

Read the latest update on Mr. Vanden Eynde’s nomination here. (In Dutch).