Dick van Schooneveld

SVP, Telco, High Tech & Utilities , The Netherlands

Dick van Schooneveld

Speaker Bio


Dick was born in Amsterdam and received his education in The Netherlands and the UK. He was awarded a Master‘s degree in Business Economics and a MBA degree with distinction. With over 35 years of experience holding international leadership positions in the global telecoms and technology industry, Dick is a seasoned executive leading transformation and outsourcing engagements at global telecoms and high tech market players. His expertise lies around transaction, innovation, infrastructure, outsourcing and services related topics.

Dick has worked with leading industry giants including PwC, IBM, KPMG and Philips, where he successfully led large international teams as Executive and Lead Partner, and played a decisive role in driving revenues and increasing market presence significantly. He has been based in The Netherlands, Germany and Latin America. Parallel to his executive career path, he holds multiple advisory, supervisory or non-executive board positions at ICT organizations.

At MWC21 Dick is co-responsible for The Netherlands Pavilion and Program. Further details at NL Pavilion | Mobile World Congress 2021 (nlmwc.com).