Dr Erik Evrard
Partner Manager Emea,
Erik Evrard has a PhD in physics, and is specialised in quantum physics and elementary particles. As a physicist he came in touch with the earliest forms of the Internet in international laboratories like CERN in Switzerland. In 1995 he left the world of scientific research, and started a new career as Value Added Manager at EUnet, Europe’s first pan-European Internet Service Provider. Later, he advised startups, large companies and organisations throughout Europe and the Americas on their digital strategy, and advised various VC investors. For the last five years he has been involved with Platform.sh, a VC-backed scale-up company that provides one of the most innovative Platform-as-a-Service solutions.