Roald Sieberath

Swan Insights

Roald Sieberath is by training a computer engineer and MBA, having studied at Louvain, Solvay, and Stanford. As a longtime entrepreneur, he is deeply involved in the Belgian startup scene, advising and coaching a number of entrepreneurs and startups as part of various accelerator programs : Microsoft Innovation Center's Boostcamp, NEST'upLeanSquare.

He is visiting professor at Ecole Polytechnique de Louvain (UCL), giving a class on entrepreneurship ("StarTech", with a special focus on business models), that he has also given to Polytech UMons, Helmo Gramme, ESPRIT (Tunis).

In 2013, he co-founded and is CVO (Chief Visionary Officer) of Swan Insights, an startup in big data / social web analytics, based in Brussels, with offices in London and Chicago.

He also leads a recent open innovation initiative "Data Innovation", that brings together academia, industry, data scientists in an "open lab" setting to explore and address the innovation opportunities raised by the data deluge (open data, social data, corporate data, device data, etc.) 

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Speaker during the Open Business Session