Bernardus Johannes Maria Verwaayen is a Netherlands; Dutch businessperson who founded Keen Venture Partners LLP and who has been at the head of 9 different companies. Currently, he occupies the position of Non-Executive Chairman for Renewi Plc and General Partner at Keen Venture Partners LLP.
He is also on the board of Akamai Technologies, Inc., Akzo Nobel NV and United Kingdom Office of Communications and Chairman-Climate Change Board at Confederation of British Industry.
Mr. Verwaayen previously held the position of Chief Executive Officer of BT Group Plc Chief Executive Officer for British Telecommunications Plc and Chief Executive Officer at BT Exact (both are subsidiaries of BT Group Plc), President for Royal KPN NV President & Managing Director at PTT Telecom and President at KPN Telecommerce Bv (both are subsidiaries of Royal KPN NV), Chief Executive Officer at Nokia of America Corp., Chief Executive Officer & Director at Alcatel-Lucent SAS, 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.