Pieter De Leenheer, an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and computer scientist, serves on Spirion’s board. He currently holds the position of Chief Technology Officer at 1upHealth. Previously, Pieter founded Collibra, a unicorn software venture that emerged from his data governance research lab at VUB university. Pieter is also renowned for his contributions to computing and management aspects of data innovation, which he shares through writing, teaching, and advisory roles.
He serves as expert to several national governments and the European Commission. Pieter has held academic positions across the globe, including Harvard Business School, Columbia University and San Diego Supercomputer Center. He lives in New York City with his wife and three daughters.