10:00 - 10:20
Managing Partner Solutions Architecting, Verizon
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Wessel Blom heads up the Presales Solutions Architecting group in the Netherlands and Germany. The team is responsible for engaging with customers on their enterprise architecture and development of propositions, addressing both business and functional requirements across all of Verizon’s technology & service capabilities.
Wessel Blom has over 25 years of experience in the ICT industry. He started his career with Verizon in 1998. His initial role was in sales responsible for developing business with several large enterprise customers globally. In 2001 he took on the task of developing the Business Consultancy practice in the Netherlands. In the following years he headed up Technical Sales Consultancy, Service Management, Bid Management and Project Management.
Prior to working for Verizon, Wessel Blom worked at a company offering Wireless Data Communication (M2M) Applications and Services. Within this company he was initially involved in rolling out the communication infrastructure in the Netherlands and Belgium. Later he took on the role of selling wireless applications and solutions to enterprise market.
Wessel Blom holds a Master Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology and has several industry certifications. He has broad experience in global ICT business in general and in enterprise communications architecture more specifically, this includes UCC, M2M, Security, Cloud, Support and Sourcing concepts.