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Dr. Geleyn Meijer

Geleyn Meijer is Dean of the faculty Creative Industries – Media, ICT& Gaming and Fashion of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.

Geleyn is an inspirational leader with a proven track record on innovation leadership in ICT-led Creative Industries. Together with leading Dutch media companies, SME’s and universities he launched the ICT Innovation Platform for the Creative industry.

He represents the IT and Creative Industries in various national and international eco-systems on the future of the IT services industry and is expert in the Open Innovation Strategy and Policy Group, a EU-wide think-tank.

He is leading the Dutch Innovation Programme on the Creative Industries “Value-of-Creation” focussed on the wider development of creative thinking for societal and industrial growth. He is a board member of PICNIC.

Geleyn (1960) received his PhD in Robotics and Computer Science in 1991. He joined CMG-Logica as Group Innovation director, building the R&D and Innovation activities in NL and India. From 2007 to 2011 he was Partner and managing director of Logica’s NL Management Consulting unit.

He was associate professor at the University of Amsterdam and guest lecturer at TU Delft and Erasmus University.

Specialties:R&D and education management; Innovation strategy consulting; Innovation policy making, Inspiration.