C-WISE business leader, managing director and owner, who believes that no request is out of reach. Determined to find a solution to any problem and always looks for the most creative ways. Deals with clients from a variety of international bases, leads a talented team and is passionate about producing unique ideas both for client projects and business development.
Has grown C-WISE from a small venue finding agency to a well-known creative international business, with HQ in London and a branch in Spain. Has always followed the strategy of taking well calculated risks, listening to the heart and having room for impulsive decisions.
Loves organising brainstorms, developing IT solutions and encouraging sarcastic sense of humour.
Becky is an accomplished event professional having been in the industry for 12 years and with a demonstrated history of working with technology, pharmaceutical, retail and professional services clients.
During this time, Becky has worked within agencies, associations and as an in-house planner, providing a wide scope of event experience from conferences and exhibitions, awards and product launches, to consulting and advising on event formats, management processes and innovation.
Becky started her career in the theatre, and continues to bring the skills of accuracy, adaptability and most importantly a creative flair to every event type. Starting out in the industry by running dance festivals, she moved into theatre development events and eventually headed over to the corporate events industry.
Now working at The Collaboration Company, Becky designs and executes award winning leadership development programmes and consultancy projects, as well as collaboration workshops and conferences, to enable leaders and organisations to build collaborative cultures and capabilities, and ultimately generate fresh innovative solutions whether it is with their team, partners, or clients.
Gerd De Bruycker
Gerd De Bruycker is a marketing director at Cisco Systems, responsible as the CMO for Northern Europe and leading the EMEA Events Team. He is specialised in how event marketing is integrated into the overall marketing mix as part of customer journeys and audience touchpoint strategies. He and his team are responsible for Cisco’s top events in the region, like Cisco Live, Cisco’s trade show participation, event strategy and country event enablement services. Before joining Cisco nine years ago, he worked for almost a decade at Microsoft mainly in event marketing roles on a country, regional and worldwide level. He is also a guest lecturer at a high school in Belgium.
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