LeaseWeb appoints Svenja de Vos as new CTO to stimulate innovation and growth

LeaseWeb, one of the largest hosting brands, announced today that it has appointed Svenja de Vos as their new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

 

Amsterdam, 16 December 2016 - Svenja joins LeaseWeb at a time when the company is continuing to expand its set of hybrid cloud services portfolio to better meet customer needs. In this role, she will define and lead LeaseWeb’s technical vision, push innovation, and further strengthen the company’s cloud hosting and cybersecurity services.

 

Svenja has more than 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and hosting industry, as well as a proven track record of implementing successful innovation and transformation projects.  As of January 1st 2017, she will be part of the LeaseWeb Global Management Team and be responsible for the product management, product engineering and system administration departments. 

 

“The cloud industry is estimated to grow significantly by 2020, and LeaseWeb is excellently positioned to offer customers a rich portfolio of cloud offerings, including dedicated servers, CDN, VMware, CloudStack and Microsoft Azure. I am delighted to join them at the beginning of their next exciting expansion chapter. The organization has a powerful business model and is well-known for delivering outstanding products,” says De Vos. “I’m looking forward to working with LeaseWeb’s leadership team, to take them to the next level as the cloud industry advances. I truly believe in an agile customer centric approach to create best products.

 

Throughout the years Svenja held various international positions at major European telecommunications operator, Tele2. Most recently, she was based at the Tele2 Group in Sweden, as Director of Transformation and was responsible for transforming the business into a more effective and cost-efficient organization. Prior to this, she was the Chief Information Officer for Tele2 in the Netherlands, where she changed the IT department to a more agile organization. In 2016 Inspiring Fifty included her in the list of the 50 most inspiring business women in the Netherlands. More recently, Management Team included her in the “Goudhaantjes-100” list, a list showcasing the best Dutch management talents.

 

“With her strong strategic insights and extensive industry experience, we are excited to have Svenja as part of the team. We look forward to working with her to help leverage our technology further, while continuing to deliver excellent cutting-edge solutions for our customers,” said Con Zwinkels, CEO of LeaseWeb Global.