Béatrice de Mahieu is an expert in innovation, digitalization and transformation.

Since starting her career in 1999, Béatrice de Mahieu has worked successively for major telecommunications, technology and media companies (Telenet, Microsoft, Lagardère, etc.), where she has contributed to growth strategies and digital transformation. In 2011, Béatrice de Mahieu started working as a mentor and investor for technology and digital start-ups, guiding them in their search for investors, strategy development and growth.

Today, she is the CEO of BeCode, a social impact coding school in Belgium that teaches tech and digital skills to motivated individuals in vulnerable professional situations. From 2019 to September 2021, she was the CEO of Co.Station Belgium (a coworking space for tech start-ups and innovation hubs), where she created and developed several open innovation ecosystems.

Béatrice de Mahieu is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Proximus, FinTech Belgium, Slimme Regio Vlaanderen, BeeFounders, a member of the Investment Committee of Miles Ahead (start-up studio in artificial intelligence and deep tech) and a member of the Advisory bBoard of Veolia Belux.

She has a strong social commitment to digital inclusion, regularly supports initiatives in this field within the King Baudouin Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of Les Petits Riens and United Fund for Belgium.

Béatrice de Mahieu holds a degree in Applied Communication from the “Institut des Hautes Etudes et des Communications Sociales” (IHECS) and is co-author of “Pimento Map: assessing the strength of your business plan” (2014) and “Shiftmakers: l’art du (self) leadership dans les années 2020” (2022).

Passionate about healthy food and sustainable wine, she also graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in New York and is a co-founder of Chill Living Wines, a project promoting organic, biodynamic and natural wines.

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