Wim E.J.M. Bens (1962) studied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Eindhoven University of Technology and graduated in 1988.
From 1988 onwards, Wim has held several key positions. Such as founder and managing director of the commercial organization for the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, founder and managing director of Media Plaza, the Internet demonstration and experience center, managing director and director knowledge valorization of the Eindhoven University of Technology / TU/e Innovation Lab.
Wim has fulfilled several auxiliary positions such as chairman of the national network for University Incubators, and member of the evaluation board for the Ministry of Economic Affairs regarding SME Innovation Policy. Finally, he holds several positions as trainer, guest speaker, coach and advisor of the management / board of industrial companies and small startups.
In October 2009, Wim was appointed Managing Director of the new Dutch Top Technology Institute Dinalog, Dutch INstitute for Advanced LOGistics. The Institute acts as a catalyst and nucleus for the retention and attraction of innovative international business activities in the area of supply chain control