Winter Reunion and Homecoming ´2 &´7

Category: Alumni Events

Get together with your fellow alumni classmates at our annual Winter Reunion and Homecoming '2 & '7.

A very special welcome for our alumni whom graduated in the years ´2 & ´7 (1957 - 1962 - 1967 - 1972 - 1977 - 1982 - 1987 - 1992 - 1997 - 2002 - 2007 - 2012). We invite them together with all Platinum members to the VIP Reception (6:30 pm) at the Marble Room before the start of the Keynote Speech (8:00 pm).

We welcome keynote speaker Mr. Jason Bates and invite him into a debate with Professor Bjorn Cumps to elaborate on his keynote speech: "Digital banking is only 1% finished".

 Jason Bates

Jason Bates

Jason Co-Founded Monzo and Starling, two new digital retail banks in the UK, where, as CCO, he led product and proposition: researching customer needs, designing the app, recruiting a world class team, and defending regulatory submissions to the UK regulator.

Jason has firsthand experience of what creating a next-generation FinTech bank from scratch really means.

Now as part of 11:FS, he leads delivery teams in work across the financial services market to help banks drive digital transformation and help them deliver ‘truly digital banking’. He brings a mix of big bank experience with a startup / digital approach to deliver projects rather than just talk about them. He also co-hosts Fintech Insider, #1 business podcast on iTunes, listened to in over 152 countries.

 Bjorn Cumps

Bjorn Cumps

is Professor of Management Practice at Vlerick Business School. He obtained his master degree in Commercial Engineering at KU Leuven in 2003. In 2007 he became Doctor in Applied Economic Sciences at KU Leuven after successfully defending his thesis on Business-ICT Alignment Practices & Determinants.

At Vlerick Bjorn is now part of the Operations & Technology Management Area, where he further develops the track on enterprise architecture. He is also part of the Vlerick Centre for Financial Services, where he is responsible for the research track on financial services operations. His research interests include business-ICT alignment, management of ICT, enterprise architecture, mobile technologies, new media and how these all impact business models & operations. 

This event subscription is reserved for Gold and Platinum members* , to thank them for their commitment to the alumni network in 2017. On top of that, they will also be able to pick up there copy of our brand-new Members' Directory 2018.

*Note: Not a member yet and you wish to join? Become a member now and register for the Winter Reunion.

This event is made possible by our partners:

 Corporate Partners Vlerick Alumni