- Personal Information
Address: Amerikalei 130
Tel: + 32 476 63 58 76
Born: 10 09 1972
Place of Birth: Kinshasa, Republique Du Congo (Zaire)
E-Mail : Kristof@geilenkotten.com
2016 -2017 Master in Human Resource Management in the Antwerp Management School
2014 -2014 Strategic Value of Customer Relationships in the Wharton School of Pennsylvania
Program topics include: Product Centricity versus Customer Centricity Customer Equity and Firm Valuation Customer Lifetime Value Managing Customers According to Value Acquisition and Retention Optimization Perspectives on Customer Relationship Management
2011 -2012 Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance in the Vlerick Management school
This programme consists of 12 modules and includes the following topics: ‐ Residential Opening Seminar ‐ Fundamentals of Corporate Finance ‐ Financial Planning ‐ Financial Accounting & analysis ‐ Capital Budgeting & Valuation ‐ Entrepreneurial Finance ‐ Mergers & Acquisitions ‐ Corporate Restructuring ‐ Value Based Management ‐ International Finance ‐ Review of Corporate Finance ‐ Residential Capstone Seminar With regard to the assignments, the student obtained the following score: ‐ Assignment 1 (cash flows, WACC, capital structure and dividend policy): 17/20 ‐ Assignment 2 (company valuation, real options): 14,5/20 ‐ In-company project “Asoreco: Information Memorandum”: 15/20
2007 - 2009 MBA in the Vlerick Management school, graduated with Great Distinction
- Final thesis: "stimulation of innovation in high growth companies"
- Results Vlerick Admission test 2007
- Transcript and Diploma
- My open blog with regards to my vlerick MBA
- intensive course on doing business in India.
2005 – 2006 Belgium University of Ghent
Coding theory, Prof Storme and Prof Thas, Master in Mathematics
1996 Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK
Master in engineering (option software engineering) PGdip , MSc
1991 – ... UK, Belgium, Germany
Additional Part-time Courses
Computer language C, Computer language C++, Visual Basic, TTCN , Introduction to V5, ISDN and SS7 (ISUP), Italian for beginners, rational Rose, purchasing techniques, basic accountancy, Cisco,java essentials, Course on DVB-H and SFN networks, balanced scorecards, DVB-SH, Merger and Acquisition seminar (Vlerick)
2016 – current Newtec Cy Belgium Sint Niklaas
Director System Engineering and Director PQA
- System engineering : helping a briliant team of engineers build our Dialog product
- PQA : the team is responsible for the Product Quality of all Newtec products
2012 – 2016 Newtec Cy Belgium Sint Niklaas
Director customer support globally
- Responsible for a world wide team of application engineers that deliver services to our customers
2014 – current Snowglider Belgium Antwerp
- invented a new snow sport concept
1994 – current Hannes Belgium Antwerp
- inventor, scientist, artist
2011 – current Asoreco Belgium Gent
- Asoreco develops cloud based solutions
2010 – 2012 Newtec Cy Belgium Sint Niklaas
2007 – 2010 Newtec Cy Belgium Sint Niklaas
Technology Lab Project Director
Project Director for the R&D department of Newtec
- Coordination and design of the satflow project : Satflow is a technology to cheaply distribute DVB-T and H to remote towers. It also includes a management plain to control the towers from a centralised location via a secure 2way sat connection
2004 – 2007 Newtec Cy Belgium Sint Niklaas
Technical Product Manager
Coordinating different Newtec Products
- Technical Product Manager IP demodulator
- Product manager of the Air Mac Processor. A semi real time device responsible for scheduling the DVB-RCS return link.
- Technical Product Manager for Mobile solutions
2002 – 2004 Newtec Cy Belgium Sint Niklaas
Embedded software engineer (Linux):
Developing software (mainly embedded Linux on PPC and ARM) for different products:
- DVB-RCS Burstdemodulator: This device is able to demodulate and decode up to 8Mbit off DVB-RCS return channel (QPSK/GMSK, TURBO decoding, MFTDMA)
- Generic MonCon module: all Newtec devices use this MonCon module witch enables the user to communicate with the device over different technologies, SNMP, RMCP, FrontPannel, HTTP, Java-applet.
Ported Linux and U-boot to 4 different Hardware Platforms, from A Simple Monitor and Control board to A real time 7 VP30 FPGAS, 8 DSP board.
Participated in the system design and integration of the DVB-RCS hub.
1999 – 2002 Alcatel Belgium Antwerp
External Consultant, Adsl Access Network:
Providing Telecoms and Software consultancy for the Alcatel ADSL Access network. Help with the conversion from C to C++.
1996 – 2000 Solinet , Stuttgart, Germany
Senior Design Engineer
Responsible for the design, maintenance and customer contact for the following products:
- Advanced Network Adapter : This is a gateway for several different stacks, including ISDN and SS7.
- Emulators: Created a V5 access network emulator, a V5 local exchange emulator and a GSM – RIL3 CC reference object.
- Embedded controller: Ported our existing ISDN stack to a 68302 micro controller.
1996 – 1996 MAM Software, Wareham, UK
Junior Visual Basic Programmer
1994 – 1995 Comdiam Lier Belgium
Detailed personal information
- MBTI: ENFP (E=65, N=49, F=11, P=49) (2008)
- MBTI :
www.16personalities.com Personality type: “The Campaigner” (ENFP-T) Individual traits: Extraverted – 91%, Intuitive – 76%, Feeling – 59%, Prospecting – 55%, Turbulent – 55%. Role: Diplomat Strategy: Social Engagement
- creativity is what makes me tick, my creativity score according to the Torrance Test is: 124 Creativity index, this is the 84 National percentile Click here for detailed test result
- cognitive style
- Interaction style
outside working environment
- coaching young people (in and outside Vlerick)
- Technology watcher
- fascinated by personal growth, learning and keep challenging the brains