René has a history in auditing (KPMG), Consulting and Interim Management during 1990 - 2002. He was educated as a CPA and has lot of experience in reorganizing, refinancing, turn around management and mergers/acquisitions.
In 2003 he co-founded Dutch ICT Consulting & Reseller Company, Avensus ICT. Avensus ICT is a mid sized MSP implementing and maintaining Security, Collaboration and Communication technologies for end customers in various sectors (Telecom, Finance, Insurance, Industry & Services), working with worldwide vendors like Microsoft, Cisco, Symantec and Thales. He sold the company in 2006 to a bank related investment fund and focussed on his Interim Management activities again.
At the beginning of 2011 he was asked by the shareholders of IASO to manage to company for stabilisation, growth and internationalisation purposes, which succeeded very well so far due to the great technology of the company and the outstanding expert team working at IASO.
René will tell his experiences in the market with MSP’s becoming successful selling the cloud backup solution of IASO. He will clarify why IASO changed it’s strategy radically in 2010 and 2011 and how this resulted in a high sustainable growth of recurring revenue for both IASO and it’s reselling partners.