Pieterjan Bouten began his career at Netlog and Accenture. In 2010, he co-founded his first company, the product design studio In the Pocket, where he currently acts as Chairman of the Board.
In 2011, he partnered with Louis Jonckheere and Peter Minne to co-found Showpad, a revenue enablement platform for commercial teams. He led Showpad as its CEO for over 10 years, growing the company to about $100M in revenue, with 500 employees globally. In early 2022 he became the company’s Executive Chairman.
Pieterjan is also an angel investor, with active investments in more than 30 software companies, and he’s an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Vlerick Entrepreneurship Academy.