LeaseWeb, one of the world’s largest hosting brands with a broad hybrid cloud portfolio has appointed Svenja de Vos as their new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Svenja de Vos brings more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and hosting industry to LeaseWeb. Throughout the years, De Vos held various international positions at major European telecommunications operator, Tele2.
In 2016 ‘Inspiring Fifty’ included Svenja de Vos in their list of the 50 most inspiring business women in the Netherlands. More recently, ‘Management Team’ included her in the “Goudhaantjes-100” list, a list showcasing the best Dutch management talents.
Most recently, Svenja de Vos was based at the Tele2 Group in Sweden, as Director of Transformation – responsible for transforming the business into a more effective and cost-efficient organization. Prior to this, she was the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for Tele2 in the Netherlands.
As of January 1st 2017, Svenja de Vos will be part of the LeaseWeb Global Management Team and be responsible for the product management, product engineering and system administration departments.
“With her strong strategic insights and extensive industry experience, we are excited to have Svenja as part of the team,” said Con Zwinkels, CEO of LeaseWeb Global. “We look forward to working with her to help leverage our technology further, while continuing to deliver excellent cutting-edge solutions for our customers.”
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The announcement follows the news that LeaseWeb has joined the Microsoft Cloud partner network as a top-level, Tier 1 provider. This would enable LeaseWeb to easily combine Microsoft technology with their own hosting expertise and global reach to develop and deploy “sophisticated, flexible” hybrid cloud solutions.
“The cloud industry is estimated to grow significantly by 2020, and LeaseWeb is excellently positioned to offer customers a rich portfolio of cloud offerings, including dedicated servers, CDN, VMware, CloudStack and Microsoft Azure,” said Svenja de Vos. “I am delighted to join them at the beginning of their next exciting expansion chapter. The organization has a powerful business model and is well-known for delivering outstanding products. I’m looking forward to working with LeaseWeb’s leadership team, to take them to the next level as the cloud industry advances. I truly believe in an agile customer centric approach to create best products.”