Willem–Jan Bruin has been working for over 19 years in the international sales and senior management ICT industries.
After studying Industrial Engineering and Management at the Erasmus University in the Netherlands, he started his career at KPN (mobile satellite communications), after 5 years he started working for Telecom Italy in Rome. After successfully setting up a pan-European sales organization providing solutions for Machine2Machine, he started working for Verizon Business.
Willem–Jan has been working as the head of the Global Account sales organization team for a long time when he became the Sales Director for Global Accounts EMEA, Indirect Channels at BT Global Services. In this position he was the head of the sales organization, making sure that complex deals with their global accounts would be closed. Until recently Willem -Jan has been CEO of ION-IP System Integrator and Managed Hosting provider WideXS. Within these organizations he was responsible for the full financial restructuring and led the turnaround of both companies in terms of strategy, portfolio, sales, finance, personnel and customer service.
Willem–Jan Bruin is currently responsible for Symantec Netherlands as their Country Manager.