Bernardus Verwaayen

Former Founding Partner at Keen Venture Partners LLP

Bernardus Verwaayen

Bernardus Verwaayen

Former Founding Partner at Keen Venture Partners LLP

Career Highlights

Lucent Technologies, Inc.
KPN Telecommerce Bv
PTT Telecom

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Primary Location

Paris, France

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02/1953 - Driebergen-Rijsenburg, Kingdom of the Netherlands



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Football, Tennis

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Co-Founder at Akamai Technologies, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer at Nokia Corporation

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Managing Partner at Longfellow Venture Partners LLC

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Former Executive Chairman of the Board, Managing Director at Bharti Airtel Ltd.

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Advisor at Wind Point Partners LP

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Head, International Practice at Covington & Burling LLP

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Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, India & South Asia at Bharti Airtel Ltd.

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Chief Operating Officer at ING Groep NV

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Chief Financial Officer at Renewi Plc

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Bernardus Verwaayen
Former Founding Partner at Keen Venture Partners LLP
Undergraduate Degree
Class of 1975
Degree in Law & International Relations
Career History
Founding Partner
2014 - Current

Keen Venture Partners invests in companies located in European and North America. The firm focuses on the following categories: next generation networks, virtualization, IoT platforms, big data, machine learning, smart hardware, robotics, education technology, platform as a service, productivity and collaboration tools, and file management analytics, Web and mobile market places, payment services, fin-tech platforms, digital security, and identity solutions. It provides financing for early and later stage capital requirements.

Chairman-Climate Change Board

The CBI is a not-for-profit membership organisation, founded by Royal Charter on 30 July 1965 when the British Employers’ Confederation, the Federation of British Industries and the National Association of British Manufacturers joined together to form the Confederation of British Industry.

Tenure Unconfirmed

UPS Capital Corp. is focused primarily on providing financial services to businesses whose supply chains span international borders, such as U.S.-based businesses that manufacture or import goods overseas for sale in the U.S. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
Director & Chief Executive Officer
2008 - 2013
Non-Executive Director
2005 - Prior
Vice Chairman of the Management Board
1997 - 2003
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Permira Advisers LLP, TCMI, Inc. purchase Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc. from Alcatel-Lucent SAS

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BT Group Plc purchases Infonet Services Corp. from KDDI Corp., Telia Co. AB, Swisscom AG, Royal KPN NV, Telefónica SA, Telstra Ltd.

Awards & Honors
Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Légion d'Honneur
Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau
Tianjin, GD, China
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Davos, Switzerland
2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

A record 2,600 business, government and civil society leaders – including nearly 40 heads of state or government – participated in the 42nd World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, which took place under the theme The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models. The record participation indicated the international community’s level of concern for the world today, as one crisis after another emerges. It also underscored the commitment of the Forum’s Members, Partners and communities to improving the state of the world.

Davos, Switzerland
2011 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

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