Bernardus Johannes Maria Verwaayen is a Dutch businessperson who founded Keen Venture Partners LLP and who has been at the head of 9 different companies. Mr. Verwaayen holds the position of Non-Executive Chairman for Renewi Plc and General Partner for Keen Venture Partners LLP. Mr. Verwaayen is also on the board of Akamai Technologies, Inc. and United Kingdom Office of Communications and Chairman-Climate Change Board at Confederation of British Industry.
In his past career Mr. Verwaayen held the position of Chief Executive Officer for BT Group Plc Chief Executive Officer at British Telecommunications Plc and Chief Executive Officer for BT Exact (both are subsidiaries of BT Group Plc), President of Royal KPN NV President for KPN Telecommerce Bv and President & Managing Director at PTT Telecom (both are subsidiaries of Royal KPN NV), Chief Executive Officer & Director at Alcatel-Lucent SAS, Chief Executive Officer at Nokia of America Corp., COO, EVP & Vice President-International at Lucent Technologies, Inc. and Deputy Managing Director at ITT Netherlands BV.
Mr. Verwaayen received a graduate degree from the University of Utrecht.