John Post has a long and extensive experience in Information Technology; Implementing and managing critical infrastructures that supports dynamic business and social demands. Worked for IBM Benelux from till 2012. Interaction between technology and people, social aspects, always has his special interest. He has given lectures on the subjects mentioned at Tilburg and Erasmus universities.
In 2002 John became the director for the communications department of IBM Netherlands for 2.5 years. After that period he became the CTO, Chief Technology Officer for IBM Benelux and part of the senior management team of IBM Benelux. He also leads the team within IBM Benelux on energy and sustainability. Natural leadership and team spirit are much more important to him than a directive management style; vision and strategic insight are key competencies.
He worked almost 3 years as director of the Green IT Amsterdam consortium.
Also part of the Internet of Things Council,
At the moment John is working in the Topsector energy in the Netherlands. Working on the intersection of ICT and energy. (Big) data as one of the focus areas.
Member of misscelaneous advisory boards. Mid 2013 he has been appointed to the board of directors or Royal Dirkzwager.
Specialties: Teaming, (technical) leadership, energy, ICT and durability, Internet of Things, communications, smart cities, architectures, people in a digital world, strategic insight. Political and managerial knowledge and capabilities.