Pieter De Leenheer, CTO, Zenoptics
Pieter De Leenheer is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist and computer scientist. He is Chief Technology Officer at Zenoptics, an analytics catalog software company. Previously, Pieter founded Collibra, a unicorn software venture, that spun off from his data governance research at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Pieter writes, teaches and advises on computing and management aspects of data innovation. He serves as expert to several national governments and the European Commission. Pieter has held academic positions across the globe, including Harvard Business School, Columbia University, San Diego Supercomputer Center, VUB Brussels and VU University of Amsterdam. He lives in New York City with his wife and three daughters.