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  • Jochen Bessemans
  • Consultant, Business Coach, Speaker, Trainer
  • Magneto, Umital, Belgium

Bridging the gaps between people and organizations has been a guiding principle throughout Jochen’s professional career. For the first 13 years his focus was on closing the divide through the way organizations communicate and position themselves. Since 2014 Jochen pivoted towards processes within organizations and thus HR when he founded his first consultancy company. In this company he combined his visions on organizations and their workforce with the 14+ years of HR experience of his spouse. In 2016 Jochen dove into the world of HR Technology with HR Tech Valley and became an authority on the hybrid (Tech & People focused) evolution of HR.

2014 – present: founder – consultant – business coach in Magneto - To celebrate the fifth anniversary of it the name was changed to Magneto. The focus of were long-term change and HR projects for sme’s. With Magneto that focus has been adapted to activating the power of entrepreneurs and organizations to attract (and bind) talent and customers.

2016 – 2018: founder, inspirator & community manager HR Tech Valley - HR Tech Valley is an ecosystem bringing together HR Tech companies and HR professionals. It was founded to create awareness on the digital evolution of HR and to stimulate co-creation.

2018 – present: speaker & trainer on the future of HR - Since being named as one of the top influencers in HR Tech at the beginning of 2018, Jochen is engaged by public and private organizations as a speaker, a panelist and workshop trainer on subjects having to do with the hybrid future of HR (Tech & People focused).

2018 – present: founder – a member of the board in Umital - Umital is a consultancy which guides organizations through digital transformation. Its focus are HR aspects like engagement & mindset change and stimulating continuous learning.