Peter Hinssen is a serial entrepreneur who, for over fifteen years, has been involved in technology start-ups. His first company was e-COM. It was acquired by Alcatel-Lucent. From there he went on to establish Streamcase, by Belgacom, and Across Technology by Delaware consulting. Another company, Porthus, was quoted on the stock exchange in 2006 before being acquired by Descartes.
Spending his time between startups as an Entrepreneur in Residence with McKinsey & Company, Peter Hinssen focusses on digital and technology strategy. His current company, i.e. nexxworks, helps organisations become fluid, innovative, and to thrive in The Day After Tomorrow.
A bestselling author of business books, Peter Hinssen launched his fourth book “The Day After Tomorrow” in 2017. The theme is about surviving in times of radical innovation. His previous book, “The Network Always Wins”, elaborates on why companies have no choice but to become a network in keeping with social change. The “New Normal” goes into the reasons why companies should explore the limits of a digital world, while his first book, “Business/IT Fusion, published in 2008, is a guide about conflict solving between business and IT. Peter Hinssen regularly contributes to Forbes and is a LinkedIn influencer.
A keynote and conference speaker of note, Peter Hinssen has undertaken talks across the globe. He has addressed, amongst many others, Nimbus Ninety, PayPal, Microsoft, Tedx, CIO City, Apple, and Accentuate. Is has also lectured at various renowned business schools. Amongst these, he includes the likes of the London Business School, the MIT Sloan School of Management, and the Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. He is also a multiple board advisor on subjects that relate to technology and innovation.