Pieter served most recently as Director of Internet Services for Vodafone Group Plc, where he led the development and delivery of the company’s consumer platform for the mobile internet, Vodafone 360.
Prior to joining Vodafone, Pieter spent eighteen years at Microsoft, where as Senior Vice President and one of the twenty-five top executives in the company, he led Microsoft’s Mobile Communications business, including worldwide strategy, product development, marketing and sales. He also served as the President of Microsoft Asia, based in Tokyo.
Before joining Microsoft, Pieter launched and built a systems integration company, and spent six years with Scicon as a programmer and project manager.
Pieter graduated with a Master of Arts from Cambridge University. He serves currently as visiting Professor in Innovation at Cambridge University’s Engineering Dept.