Founder & CEO
With an in-depth knowledge in high-tech and IT markets and a huge network across top European brands Jan Wansink is the market entry strategist at Conquering Europe. Prior to founding Conquering-Europe Jan worked for several private and public IT companies in executive positions, serving customers and channel partners in all market segments for sales and delivery of a variety of technology solutions and services. Jan specializes in entrepreneurial business management of fast growing international sales and delivery organizations.
Jan holds a Master degree in Philosophy and in Information Technology from Leiden University, Netherlands.
With more than 20 years of experience in IT and technology communication Ferdinand has gained a huge range of market expertise on both sides, as a consultant and as PR and marketing manager with focus on business-to-business communications, public affairs and crisis management. Ferdinand developed long-term strategies and extensive programs, e.g. for HP and the leading printer manufacturers against copyright levies on IT equipment, and for the “Green PC” product line of Fujitsu Siemens Computers.Ferdinand was among the finalists of the European SABRE Award in Paris and is winner of the Golden World Award of IPRA.
He graduated with a Master of Arts in Philosophy at the Munich School of Philosophy.