Leo is the founder of westartup, a social network for entrepreneurs, co-founders, mentors and investors. He’s also one of the organizers of Bizcamp Belgium and serves as Board Member of the Vlerick MBA Alumni section. In his past life he worked as a marketer in FMCG (The Coca-Cola Company), dot-coms (Info2clear), consumer tech (Mio Technology) and in a PR agency (Grayling).
Ramón was introduced to the Belgian Internet startup network by the BetaGroup, where he fell under the spell of the thriving community of developers, marketeers, entrepreneurs and other breeds of the World Wide Web. Since then he has been an active promoter of the Webmission and he has become a BetaGroup adviser.
He is a founding partner of the BetaGroup Coworking space in Brussels.
Gilbert started his professional life as a conference organiser but always had a strong leaning towards tech. He has been a web developer since 1999 but has given it all up to start a new company, Search Cog, developing tools for website owners that give real insights from their Google analytics data.
He was so impressed with the energy and enthusiasm that came out of the first 1st Brussels Startup Weekend that he was more than happy to join the organizing team for the 2nd edition. He’s also one half of the new podcast team Tech Brew which covers the startup scene in Belgium.