Team

Meet the TrustBuilder management team

TrustBuilder’s single biggest asset is its people. From passionate developers to a driven management team, our combined efforts make us the most flexible and reliable solutions provider on the IAM market today. Meet some of the faces responsible for our success.

 

Management team

Frank Hamerlinck – CEO

Frank Hamerlinck

As co-founder of global trade management leader Porthus, customer experience platform NGDATA, and strategic consulting services company innacco, Frank embodies the entrepreneurial mindset. His 20+ years of ICT experience is complemented by his position as ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’ at iMinds and coach at Netwerk Ondernemen.

Nils Meulemans – CTO

With over 30 years’ ICT experience, Nils brings unmatched knowledge of IAM and security technology to the table at TrustBuilder. Before joining, he was an IAM architect and consultant for Management Share Belgium and an IT security researcher at Brussels University (VUB).

Nils Meulemans

Alain Fichot – COO

Alain Fichot

Previously a director of European security practice at Unisys, Alain joined SecurIT as a business development manager in 2007.  A versatile and passionate team player with over 25 years’ experience in ICT, he went on to head up TrustBuilder’s product marketing department in 2017 and is currently our COO.

Jan Van Leuven – VP of sales

Developing businesses and fostering customer relationships is what Jan does best. Currently our VP of Sales, he has vast sales experience as a business developer, director and sales manager at Vasco Data Security (OneSpan), Certipost and Dun & Bradstreet.

Jan Van Leuven

Board of directors

Jan Valcke – Chairman

Jan Valcke

Throughout his career, Jan has founded several technology companies and held positions as a chairman, president and board member at a number of renowned organizations. Before his retirement, Jan was president and COO of Vasco Data Security (now OneSpan). His 35+ years of ICT experience and unique vision are invaluable assets to the TrustBuilder board.

Walter Beyen – board member

Private equity holds no secrets for Walter. With experience as a director of numerous fast-growing companies like Amadys, Hudson Belgium, Easykit, WinBooks and more, he has 25 years of investment experience. Currently, he is a partner at independent investment fund Vectis Private Equity.

Walter Beyen

Marc Vanmaele – Board Member

Marc Vanmaele

Marc started his career as technical support manager at Philips Data Systems and soon became sales area and product marketing manager at Philips Telesoft International. In 1988, he took a leap to become co-owner and director of Management Share Belgium. Ever the adventurous entrepreneur, Marc founded SecurIT in 1999 and TrustBuilder in 2017 with just one mission: to become the leading IAM solutions provider worldwide.

Rob Bus – Board member

Rob has almost 40 years’ experience in the ICT industry, in systems, development, project management, senior consulting and executive positions. Rob is currently the CEO and majority shareholder of SecurIT, a leading global player in the IAM market. Prior to joining SecurIT in 2001, he was Executive VP at Management Share.

Rob Bus

Frank Hamerlinck – CEO

Frank Hamerlinck

As co-founder of global trade management leader Porthus, customer experience platform NGDATA, and strategic consulting services company innacco, Frank embodies the entrepreneurial mindset. His 20+ years of ICT experience is complemented by his position as ‘Entrepreneur in Residence’ at iMinds and coach at Netwerk Ondernemen.