Managing Partner. Before joining SmartFin, Bert was CEO and Co-founder of TrendMiner, a successful SaaS IoT/Analytics software company acquired by Software AG in 2018. TrendMiner scaled to 85 employees, with offices in 3 continents, exporting to more than 22 countries in less than 36 months. Before that, Bert was Sales & Marketing Director of ‘D square’ and started his career at Bayer Material Science (now called Covestro) where he was Data Optimization Manager. He currently holds Board positions at several technology companies such as VersaSense, Rombit, Roamler, Proceedix and Iristick.

Bert holds a Master of Science Degree in Computer Sciences and a Master of Science Degree in Micro-Electronics from the University of Ghent.