Mark V.

Director Business Development | Hardware-Software and Cloud Computing


I have a passion for growth. Whether it is about identifying new product/market combinations or new go-to-market models, I love to search for them, lay down the strategy and tactics in a comprehensibl...see more

  • Design
  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Professional Services


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Director Business Development

2 years
Current position
Dec 2020 - Present
Chess started as a design and development studio to create sophisticated hardware and software solutions for governments and multinationals. Chess has one of the most advanced MESH netw...see more

Director Partnerships and Alliances

2 years
Dec 2018 - Nov 2020
Osram offers innovative and sustainable lighting solutions. - Development of partnerships and alliances with large MNC industry leaders, targeted at IoT. Create a system of partners tha...see more

Chairman of the Executive Board / Executive Board Member

1 year
Jun 2018 - Nov 2019
Voltimum is THE digital media business and sales enabler for the electrical industry. Executive board member, chairman of the executive board during 2019 (rotating yearly) on behalf of ...see more

Senior Business Development Manager Sensors

3 years
Apr 2016 - Nov 2018
Osram offers innovative and sustainable lighting solutions. The role of sensors becomes increasingly more important as lighting moves towards IoT. A good sensors [and controls] portfoli...see more

Global Product Manager Lighting

TE Connectivity
2 years
Feb 2014 - Oct 2015
TE Connectivity is an American Swiss-domiciled technology company that designs and manufactures connectors and sensors for several industries. TE Connectivity empowers engineers by desi...see more

Managing Director & Founder

Smart Sustainable Electronics B.V.
13 years
Current position
Oct 2009 - Present
Identified and realized in close collaboration with customers various new product propositions 1) cable theft detection unit for the construction market, a product for automatic detecti...see more

New Business Development / Analyst

Philips Lighting
6 years
Dec 2003 - Jan 2010
New Business manager LED freezer lighting - Implemented game changing go-to-market strategy for LED freezer lighting business - Driven creation of first B2B Value proposition house base...see more

Emerging Business Manager

Philips Lighting
2 years
Aug 2001 - Nov 2003
Worked successfully in multidisciplinary core team to propose new strategic direction of Philips Lighting· Set-up and maintained a relation-network for new business initiatives, both in...see more

Product Marketing Manager | Strategy | Business Development

Philips Component
3 years
Dec 1998 - Jul 2001
- Changed focus of business unit from CRT to LCD resulting in M$4.3 in 2000. - Defined and implemented product strategy for OEM/ODM computer monitor market - Driven development and mark...see more

Product Manager HID

Philips Lighting
5 years
Dec 1993 - Dec 1998
Created new product portfolio for High power systems (a/o sports lighting) leading to >30% increase in sales, growth in market share from 20% to 45% in sports lighting and growth in gro...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Design
  • Electrical Equipments & Components
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Professional Services


  • Business Strategy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • B2B
  • Business Planning
  • Product Marketing
  • International Sales
  • Product Management
  • Strategy Development
  • Sales Process
  • Product Development