Willem Hendrickx to lead Green IT Globe’s international expansion, the company disrupting the existing clouds in a way that will change IT
Green IT Globe is a technology-led initiative that brings the Internet cloud capacity closer to users and developers that are looking for affordable, efficient and innovative solutions to support their high-growth business models with future-proof IT and internet infrastructure.
Co-Founder and Chairman Willem Hendrickx appointed CEO of Green IT Globe
Green IT Globe NV is building a decentralized and energy-efficient cloud that will radically change the industry. The company is planing to deploy its cloud network in more than 20 countries, bringing cloud capacity close to the user rather than sourcing it from large, often overseas, datacenters.
As Co-founder Willem Hendrickx takes up the role of CEO of the company thing are expected to accelerate. He was formerly part of Alcatel-Lucent, where he was President EMEA and responsible for all sales and operational activities in the region. He previously held several executive positions with distinguished global IT companies.
The founder of Green IT Globe, Kristof De Spiegeleer expressed his delighted on the decision stating:
“Since 2000 we have been innovating the datacenter world. Now we are about to radically change the way clouds are deployed. The time is right to establish a European cloud but in a decentralized, efficient way: creating a grid”
Willem Hendrickx also expressed his commitment and assurance to be an active part of the company:
“It’s every man’s dream to make a difference in the world and I’m lucky to have met a visionary whose ambition it is to build a company that can provide equal opportunities for all mankind. We have brought together the technology, the team and the financial back-up to do so. Green IT Globe is bringing the cloud close to the users, increasing the performance and privacy at an unseen lower cost which will also allow access for emerging regions. The software is 100% European and is guaranteed to have no backdoors or privacy issues. Privacy will no longer be in the hands of a handful of corporate giants.”
SG Technical (Pvt) Limited being led by Osman Asghar Khan is the official representative of Green IT Globe in Pakistan. The owners of SG Technical also pioneered in establishing Pakistan’s first GSM cellular Network Mobilink.
Green IT Globe will be present at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (22-25 Feb) to meet up with the world’s industry leaders.