July 26, 2002-Luciad, a developer of open geographical software solutions, has announced d the appointment of Stijn Bijnens, CEO of Ubizen, as chairman of Luciad’s board of directors.
Mr. Bijnens is widely recognized for his outstanding business and managerial skills. In 1999, Trends Magazine named him Belgium’s Manager of the Year. He also received the DataNews Award of Excellence for a Start-up Company.
In addition to his roles as chief executive officer and member of the board of directors at Ubizen, Mr. Bijnens is co-founder and chairman of the board for GlobalSign. Mr. Bijnens holds a master’s degree in computer science from K.U. Leuven; he was a computer science researcher at K.U. Leuven, Belgium, and at Trinity College, Dublin.