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Thierry Van Landegem

Thierry Van Landegem

Executive Director, Climate & Energy Tech Accelerator and Smart Manufacturing & IIoT Accelerator

Thierry Van Landegem, Executive Director of mHUB's Climate & Energy Tech Accelerator and Smart Manufacturing & IIoT Accelerator, brings over 25 years of innovation leadership with a focus on creating sustainable business impact. He led the inaugural cohort of the mHUB Accelerator Program and is responsible for tech sourcing and evaluation, as well as program execution.

Thierry has extensive venture building and startup incubation experience in the telecom, IT, internet, mobility and manufacturing industries launching new corporate product lines, incubations, corporate ventures and startups. Van Landegem comes to mHUB after having served as chief incubation at global automotive solutions provider Metalsa’s MLAB, where he launched several incubations resulting in startups in the mobility and smart manufacturing space.

Previously, he served as the COO and vice president of open innovation at Bell Labs where he successfully led the GreenTouch sustainability consortium rallying 50 organizations to dramatically improve energy efficiency in communication networks. Prior, he set up Alcatel’s venture organization in France spearheading new business creation in telecom’s adjacent markets. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Edison Award for Collective Disruption (Silver)
  • Overall Best Innovation Program of 2014
  • Best Innovator Award Belgium

Speaking Engagements

mHUB Accelerated Incubation: IIoT Cohort Corporate Partner Pitch Night

August 2021

IoT ONE podcast: Hard tech accelerators for manufacturing hardware innovations

December 2020

Summer Speaker Series: Industry 4.0: Upside Opportunities & Downside Risks for our Regional Economy

September  2020

Thought Leadership Editorial & Bylines


Van Landegem comes with an MBA from the University of Louvain, and an MS Engineering degree from the University of Brussels, both in Belgium. He also obtained a certificate in AI from MIT and a ThinkWrong certificate (design thinking) from SolveNext.

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