Simon Philipsen

Managing Director at Hiber

Simon Philipsen has been in the industry since 2012, when they completed an internship at ING Bank. Simon then joined KPN in the same year, where they held various roles, including Marketing Manager Mobile at Telfort Consumer Market, Young Potential - Management Trainee, and Commercial Product Manager at KPN Business Market. In 2016, they became a Board Member at the LoRa Alliance on behalf of KPN. In 2019, they participated in the High Potential Program at KPN. In 2015, they joined KPN IoT, where they held the roles of Head of Product & Partner Management, and Senior Commercial Product Manager LoRa - Internet of Things. Currently, they are Vice President of Products & Operations at Hiber, where they are part of the Managing Directors team and has final responsibility for the success of the company's solution portfolio. Simon leads a team of senior product managers & UX/UI designers, operation managers & field engineers.

Simon Philipsen completed a Bachelor of International Marketing Management at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (Hogeschool Utrecht) from 2004 to 2009. Simon then went on to pursue a Master in Business Studies at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) from 2010 to 2012. In 2012, they enrolled in de Baak's Young Executives Program, which they completed in 2015. From 2018 to 2019, they attended de Baak for Organizational Leadership and Nyenrode Business University for Strategic Management in Digital Transformation.


Previous companies

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  • Managing Director

    April 1, 2023 - present

  • Vice President of Products & Operations

    December, 2022

  • Vice President of Products

    February, 2022

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