René is one of the most experienced global leaders in the provision of digital transformations as well as Agile and DevOps initiatives for top-tier organizations. His insights into the importance of Agile organizations in business, application development and IT infrastructure have made him a reference in change management and implementation.
As the Head of Global Workplace Services for Allianz Technology, René has played a key role in enabling practical and efficient global collaboration within its large organization and its business partners.
Prior to this experience, René was responsible for supervising the full Agile transformation of ING’s IT infrastructure in the Netherlands, ensuring its availability, security and resilience and extraordinary improvement of the level of automation in the organization’s delivery process.
With a strong history building mutual trust and providing guidance, René has become the go-to professional to boost end-to-end IT delivery, improve craftsmanship and fuel DevOps, and simplifying IT and infrastructure footprints. His leadership style focusing on the power of role-modeling change, empowering teams, and getting things done has made him a leading voice in the field of DevOps.