About Micropole

Micropole is a key player in Digital Services, specializing in the development and integration of Performance Management, Digital Transformation, Data Value Management and Data Governance solutions.

An expert in Advisory and Technologies, we help you unlock the value of your data, transforming it into tangible business outcome.

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From our offices, more than 60 employees work with a broad client base using our proven expertise and our recognized drive and commitment.

As a member of the engineering and consulting Micropole Group, with operations in Europe and Asia, Micropole can ensure maximum service quality and meet all customers needs.

The group works with its clients on improvement projects, from the advisory phase to training and the full implementation of the solution. Specializing in the integration of decision-support solutions, Micropole has partnered with the industry's leading software providers to propose the broadest possible offers to best fit client needs.

 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Yves Colinet

Yves Colinet

Managing Partner

Yves Colinet

Managing Partner

A graduate of the IHECS and Solvay Brussels Schools, Yves Colinet has developed extensive hands-on experience in the new technology sector. He worked for various companies such as Olivetti, CA Technologies, Sword Technologies and Business Objects. During his career, Yves Colinet has been involved in Marketing, Sales, Business Development, team management activities. He created in 2008 his own BI consulting company called Velixis, offering services in Enterprise Performance Management (and composite applications) and Enterprise Business Intelligence. In 2012, the international group Micropole acquired Velixis. Yves Colinet manages since then the now called Micropole Consulting Belgium company, leading a team of more than 80 experts and consultants in 4 regional locations (Zaventem, Gent, Liège, Luxembourg).  With his thorough understanding of the customer needs and a solid knowledge of the BI market, Yves Colinet makes a point of honor to help business owners and decision makers to define the best approaches and solutions in order to answer their analytical needs.

 

 

Areas of expertise

  • Overall expertize in the Business Intelligence market
  • Agile BI (Dashboarding, Visual BI, Business Discovery)
  • Enterprise BI strategy
  • Business Intelligence Solution design
  • Data innovation supporting new business models
Paul Kaisin

Paul Kaisin

Director

Paul Kaisin

Director

After having obtained a Master degree in Business and Finance (ICHEC/ISC St Louis), Paul Kaisin decided to further expand his financial skills and combine them with his proficiency in Data. Hence he went for a third degree in Finance at ICHEC. Paul Kaisin started his career at Coca Cola Company as sales representative where he developed expertise in the retail process. He got in touch with the world of Business Intelligence in 2001 when he joined Ariane II/Transiciel. One year later he started working at Sword Technologies as Sales Manager. In 2003, he developed a new BI Business Unit addressing the Public and Private sectors in Belgium. He continued growing within the company and was elevated to the position of Sales Director in 2007 and Director in 2008. Backed by more than 12 years of experience in recruitment and business development within the sector of BI, Paul Kaisin joined Micropole Consulting Belgium in 2010 as Director. He is since then responsible for helping customers in the development and implementation of BI solutions using a user centric approach. By identifying the best solution and the right resources, Paul Kaisin has been able to successfully gain the confidence of consultants and customers working together to succeed in projects within the right budget.

 

Areas of expertise

  • Business Intelligence
  • SAP BPC
  • EPM solution
  • Big Data/Digital transformation

 

Catherine Verbiest

Catherine Verbiest

Human Resources Manager

Catherine Verbiest

Human Resources Manager

Catherine has worked for nearly 20 years in various recruitment agencies. She specialized in the search for Sales & Marketing profiles. In 2015, she joined Micropole as Human Resources Manager. Finding the adequate specialized profiles for each project as well as managing the Human Resources of Micropole Belgium are her main responsibilities. Passionate about multi-disciplinary contacts and long-term relationships, she makes a point of maintaining professional relationships based on trust with everyone she meets.

 

Areas of expertise:

  • Search for BI specialized profiles
  • Search for other types of profiles (marketing, administration, finance)
  • Multi-task: follow-up of staff, candidates
Jan Roels

Jan Roels

Business Development Manager

Jan Roels

Business Development Manager

After having achieved a degree in IT, a degree as commercial engineer and an MBA, Jan Roels started working in the area of software development for Cash, Treasury and Risk management. Early on in his career he moved to more customer-oriented roles, and has over 25 years of sales and sales management experience. Jan worked in local as well as in European and US-based companies such as Software AG, Progress, Information Builders, leading medium and large size sales teams. In 2011 he started his own consultancy business, advising customers in the areas of Management, Sales and Network Marketing. Jan Roels joined Micropole 5 years later, being in charge of the creation and development of the Flemish office of Micropole in Belgium. With an impressive knowledge and experience in IT and Sales, Jan Roels is always ready to go for the extra mile, keeping “customer success” and “customer intimacy” as motto.

 

Areas of expertise:

  • SAP
  • QV
  • BI
  • Complex Event Processing
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Process Mining 
Kristof Gobbens

Kristof Gobbens

Practice Leader Data Governance & Expert Advisor​

Kristof Gobbens

Practice Leader Data Governance & Expert Advisor​

Kristof Gobbens studied Information Management & Systems at Thomas More and obtained a Postgraduate degree in Industrial Corporate Governance at European Management School (EMS). In 2004, he started working for DHL Express as a Data Analyst. He quickly became the Global Data Quality Manager, responsible for the quality of information held within the Global DHL Aviation Data warehouse. After 6 years he decided to work for Sogeti, part of the Cap Gemini Group. He occupied there several roles, varying from Data Quality Expert Lead, BI Solution Sales and BI Expert Lead. He also led several Business Intelligence and Data Quality projects, as well as being involved in Business Development. In 2015, Kristof Gobbens joined Micropole as Expert Advisor. Since then, he executed strategic missions at key accounts. Next to his work, Kristof Gobbens is also Professor at the European Management School in Brussels (EMS), where he teaches Data Quality & Integration, Datawarehousing and Big Data.

 

 

 

Areas of expertise:

•        Data Quality & MDM

•        BI Strategy

•        BI Project Management

•        Business Analysis

•        Analytics

How to reach us?

GHENT

Ghelamco Arena
808 Ottergemsesteenweg Zuid
B - 9000 Ghent

VAT: BE 0668.744.823
Micropole Insight

Brussels

Excelsiorlaan 28-30
B -1930 Zaventem

VAT: BE 0894.388.005
Micropole Consulting Belgium

LIEGE

Liege Airport Business Park
Rue Saint-Exupery bat. 17  
B - 4460 Grâce-Hollogne

VAT: BE 0886.480.822
Chiveo

Luxembourg

Route de Bigonville 18  
L - 8832 Rombach

VAT:
Micropole Luxembourg

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