VC-backed Scense names new CEO

Dutch tech firm Scense has hired Sacha Vekeman as CEO. Vekeman is replacing Koen Bouwers. Scense is backed by Solid Ventures.


Rotterdam, The Netherlands (PRWEB) May 22, 2014
Scense BV – a Rotterdam headquartered technology company, backed by private venture capital company Solid Ventures – announces the appointment of Sacha Vekeman as Chief Executive Officer, as the company continues to expand the sales and marketing of its software products into new geographies and industries.
Sacha Vekeman has taken over the CEO position from Koen Bouwers. He joins Scense, after an international career in the technology, media and telecom sector.
The company Scense offers a variety of software-based workspace management solutions and operates across a range of sectors such as education, healthcare and government. The product Scense 8.2 has become a critical desktop solution for more than one hundred enterprise clients.
Sacha Vekeman is steering the company into new markets such as cloud service providers and managed service providers, which specialise in online desktops and virtual desktop infrastructure.
Koen Bouwers and the venture capital firm Solid Ventures believe that this appointment is a critical milestone for Scense and its loyal customer base. Sacha Vekeman has a proven track record of marketing enterprise software as reliable and secure software-as-a-service solutions, SaaS.
“Businesses and industries have become more dependent on SaaS solutions and online services. At Scense we have products to manage the applications and data stored on any physical or virtual desktop as well the critical relationship between the desktop and its users,” says Sacha Vekeman. “My largest contribution will be the implementation of a solid cloud strategy and execution of a laser sharp go-to-market plan.”
Koen Bouwers adds: “Sacha Vekeman’s experience and all round leadership ability will build upon the excellent work the Scense employees have achieved during the last five years. Together with Sacha Vekeman they now have a unique opportunity to turn Scense into a world-class SaaS company.”


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