People

Management - AI Workgroup

Sabine Demey
Program Director

Director Flanders AI Research Program
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Bart De Moor
Ringleader + Partner representative KU Leuven

Professor KU Leuven, Dept. Electrical Engineering, research division Stadius
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Piet Demeester
Ringleader + Partner representative UGent

Director IDLab, Ghent University - imec
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Mieke De Ketelaere
Ringleader + Partner representative imec

Program Director Artificial Intelligence imec
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Ann Nowé
Ringleader + Partner representative VUB

Director AI lab Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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Steven Latré
Ringleader + Partner representative UAntwerp

Director IDLab Antwerp, University of Antwerp-imec
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Jo De Boeck
Executive Representative imec

Executive Vice President & CSO imec
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AI Workgroup

Dirk Valkenborg
Partner Representative UHasselt

Professor, Data Science Institute / Center for Statistics – Hasselt University
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Sofie Bekaert
Partner Representative VIB

Manager Translational Program VIB
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Gregory Pinte
Partner Representative Flanders Make

R&D Manager Flanders Make
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Elena Tsiporkova
Partner Representative Sirris

Head of EluciDATA Lab, Sirris
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Bart Buelens
Partner Representative VITO

Senior Data Scientist, Data Science Hub, VITO
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Johan Hanssens

Secretaris-Generaal DEPARTEMENT ECONOMIE, WETENSCHAP & INNOVATIE (EWI)
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Peter Spyns

Coördinator internationaal beleid & senior beleidsadviseur AI, EWI
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Ares Lagae

Wetenschappelijk Adviseur VLAIO
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Ferdinand Casier

Business Group Leader Digital Agoria
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Dieter Somers

Senior Adviseur Digitale Transformatie VOKA
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Rudy Lauwereins

Vice-President R&D imec
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Operational Program Management

Ann Ackaert
Challenge Manager

Business developer IDLab, UGent
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Mauricio Agudelo
Challenge Manager

Project Coordinator on Systems and Control, STADIUS, KU Leuven
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Axel Nackaerts
Challenge Manager

Program Manager Artificial Intelligence imec
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Leander Schietgat
Challenge Manager

Research & Innovation Manager, AI Lab, VUB
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Tom De Schepper
Challenge Manager

Senior Reseacher bij IDLab, University of Antwerp - imec
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International Advisory Board

Ana Bazzan
Member IAB

Professor, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil

Marie-Pierre Gleizes
Member IAB

Professor, IRIT University of Toulouse , France

Holger Hoos
Member IAB

Professor of Machine Learning at Universiteit Leiden (the Netherlands) and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia (Canada), Chair of the Board of Directors of CLAIRE.

Gert Lanckriet
Member IAB

Head of Machine Learning at Amazon Music, USA

Ieva Martinkenaite
Member IAB

VP, Head of Analytics and AI, Telenor

Mille Millnert
Member IAB

Professor (em) Linköping University

Ingrid Van de Voorde
Member IAB

Executive Director Bell Labs, Belgium

Sophie Vandebroek
Member IAB

Former CTO Xerox, COO IBM Research and Scholar at MIT