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Roland Siebelink on ‘Dealing with Digital Disruption’

On 21/11, QHHQ is happy to welcome Roland Siebelink – Author of ‘Scaling Silicon Valley Style’,  Scaleup Growth Coach and VUB Alumnus (Communication 1992) – for an exciting debate on ‘Dealing with Digital Disruption’.



Digital Disrupters are taking the world by storm. Startups based in Silicon Valley, London or elsewhere leverage the power of immensely scalable software to undermine traditional business models in industry after industry. How can traditional companies embrace this wave of transformation to their advantage? And how can regions such as Brussels foster entrepreneurship to take part in this worldwide transformation?



Roland Siebelink (VUB Communication, 1992) is a 25+ years veteran of Internet business, entrepreneurship and digital marketing. He is a former landslide winner of the Silicon Valley Founder Showcase (2011) and the only person who has lived through three 10-1000 FTE scaleup journeys in a row. He now lives in San Francisco and coaches scaleup companies around the world.

17 Oct 2017

QHHQ floor (1st floor), Room Mead, Pleinlaan 9, 1050 Brussels

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  • 12h00
    Registration & Sandwich lunch
  • 12h30
    Short introduction by Pieter Ballon (director SMIT – imec – VUB) & Lecture Roland Siebelink (Author of 'Scaling Silicon Valley Style' and Scaleup Growth Coach, US)
  • 13h30
  • 14h00
    End lecture


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