Ken van Ierlant

Global Leader Digital Platform Program, Virtual Clarity

Ken van Ierlant

Global Leader Digital Platform Program, Virtual Clarity


Ken is a Seasoned and experienced Digital Strategy Director & Thought Leader with 30 years of practical experience in Business transformations & turn around programs with a strong digital
component as a CIO/CEO or senior executive.

Ken started his career with Digital Equipment Corporation as a business consultant and got involved in many technical system integration projects. Later he joined Ernst&Young IT leadership and
was parachuted in as a CIO for Eneco and Essent utilities. Ken established on behalf of the E&Y IT Leadership Program the first CIO chair in Europe at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

Ken joined Alexander Proudfoot Consulting in London and fulfilled various CIO positions like AirFrance/KLM and WestLB in Dusseldorf. After his role as a Vice President for Capgemini in Paris
and Utrecht where he developed the first steps into Digital consulting he was asked in 2013 by the Dutch board of PWC to start a Digital Strategy consultancy and established the Digital agenda for PWC with themes like “Digital value chain transformation & The Cyber Exposure Review” and launched a first Digital Enterprise Platform with Oracle & Liberty Global. Currently, Ken works for Virtual Clarity in London with an emphasis on Digital Platforms.

Ken is a Digital Thought Leader and expert on Digital Platforms and is a guest lecturer at Nyenrode University where he runs The Digital leadership program. Holds a PHd in business economics from the KU in leuven Belgium and a MBA from IMD in Lausanne .

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