Willem Hendrickx

CRO

Seasoned sales executive Willem Hendrickx is CRO at Vectra AI. Previously he served as SVP International Sales.

With more than 25 years’ experience in enterprise technology, Willem brings a strong track record of delivering high-value results and developing strategic business partnerships. He will continue to be integral to the Vectra global expansion strategy. Prior to joining Vectra, Willem had a long tenure at EMC / Dell, where he was responsible for global channels and commercial business. He served as President of Europe, Middle East, and Africa at Alcatel-Lucent and as Nokia’s Senior Vice President of Europe, where he was responsible for a business worth over US$4 billion. Willem also held executive positions at Tieto and Riverbed and was the founder of GIG Technology.

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Willem Hendrickx

The Truth About AI in Cybersecurity? To Reveal Real Value, Ask Four Questions
June 21, 2022
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Willem Hendrickx
The Truth About AI in Cybersecurity? To Reveal Real Value, Ask Four Questions

Many security propositions claim artificial intelligence provides a value boost. The real story is more complicated.

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Hype Doesn’t Last. Great Cybersecurity Does
May 9, 2022
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Willem Hendrickx
Hype Doesn’t Last. Great Cybersecurity Does

Most marketing messages are a cocktail of sober reality and hyperbole. Of course, the proportions may vary from season to season, from one company to the next, but hype continues to be a perpetual factor in the cybersecurity world. At Vectra, however, we are firm believers in sober reality.

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Generals Without Uniforms: A Transformational Hour for CIOs and CISOs
March 25, 2022
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Willem Hendrickx
Generals Without Uniforms: A Transformational Hour for CIOs and CISOs

We have never seen a full-on cyber conflict rage across the world’s digital systems, but if the situation in Ukraine leads to such a thing, CIOs and CISOs will find themselves on the front lines. With escalation patterns uncertain and no “rules of the road” governing cyberwar, any organization risks becoming a casualty. Already, CIOs and CISOs are seeing their roles evolve and enlarge. Vectra AI CRO Willem Hendrickx discusses their transformational hour

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What Drives Vectra – and Me
March 14, 2022
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Willem Hendrickx
What Drives Vectra – and Me

I want Vectra to be known also for its values, for its vision, for its people and attitude, and for its passion for making the world a safer and fairer place. In short, for our culture.

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High Growth with a Human Face
February 14, 2022
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Willem Hendrickx
High Growth with a Human Face

New Vectra CRO wants to achieve aggressive growth and continued global expansion for Vectra's leading network detection and response platform.

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Cybersecurity 2022: These four areas will evolve!
January 18, 2022
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Willem Hendrickx
Cybersecurity 2022: These four areas will evolve!

Every year the world of cybersecurity encounters new challenges and obstacles for organisations to overcome, but 2021 managed to be an exceptionally dangerous year. So how will the lessons learnt from 2021 shape the cybersecurity landscape? Here are four areas of cybersecurity that will evolve in 2022.

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New Think Tank Report Shapes EU Thinking on AI and Cybersecurity
July 4, 2021
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Willem Hendrickx
New Think Tank Report Shapes EU Thinking on AI and Cybersecurity

Vectra is key contributor to new CEPS Report on the Technology, Governance and Policy Challenges of AI and Cybersecurity and supports Vectra’s mission to make the world a safer and fairer place.

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