Gijs Davelaar

VP Sales EMEA at Vimond Media Solutions

Gijs Davelaar has held various roles in the media and technology industry. Gijs is currently the Managing Director at Brisk Media, where they focus on technology, internet, and media. Prior to this, they worked as the VP Sales EMEA at Vimond Media Solutions, a global leader in online video content management platforms. Before that, Gijs served as the Vice President Sales Europe, Africa & Latam at Gracenote, where they successfully doubled the video revenues in their sales regions. Gijs also worked as the VP of Sales and Marketing at Stream Group and as the Managing Director at Your.TV, where they founded a start-up and secured funding for the venture. Additionally, Gijs has experience as the Founder & Partner of Media Bridges, providing consultancy services in the energy transition, telecom, and media fields. Gijs began their career as a Business Development Manager at EMG, focusing on product development and defining Video on Demand strategies. Gijs also served as a Senior Product Manager for Digital TV at VodafoneZiggo.

Gijs Davelaar's education history includes the following:

1. From 2021 to 2024, Gijs attended Nyenrode Business University, where they pursued an Executive MBA in Business & IT. Gijs'sfield of study was Business Administration and Management, General.

2. In 2023, Gijs participated in the Innovation Technology and Entrepreneurship Program at the University of California, Berkeley. The information does not specify a degree name for this program.

3. At an unspecified time, Gijs completed a Nima B Business Marketing degree at SRM, an institution that is not associated with any specific start and end dates. The field of study is not mentioned.

4. In 1998, Gijs obtained a Nima A marketing & sales degree from NIMA, the Nederlands Instituut voor Marketing. No start year is provided for this qualification, and the field of study is not mentioned.

Additionally, Gijs acquired a certification in Change Management as part of their Executive MBA in Business & IT program. Gijs obtained this certification in March 2023 from Nyenrode Business University.



  • VP Sales EMEA

    October, 2022 - present

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