Country Director at Google Belgium and Luxemburg
Thierry Geerts is father of 4 children and graduated as Solvay Business Engineer at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 1989. After his studies, he started working as an auditor for Coopers & Lybrand (now PWC), but quite soon his passion for media, online marketing and innovation led him to management and board positions at, among others, Corelio Publishing, Radio Nostalgie, Clickx and Passe-Partout.
In 2008, he became CEO of Corelio Business Development and Arkafund. Since 2011, he is Country Director of Google Belgium-Luxembourg and as such he is positioned in the heart of the digital revolution, marketing and innovative entrepreneurship.
He is a member of the “Digital Minds for Belgium”, “AI4Belgium” Expert group of Deputy Prime Minister De Croo, “Le Conseil du Digital” of Walloon Minister of Economy and of the board of IAB Europe. He is also the author of “Digitalis, how to reinvent our world” (NL/FR June’18 – ENG Jan’19).
AI, voice search & personal are in the same phase as the 1998 internet