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Kees De Waard
President at FTTH Coucil Europe


Kees de Waard, President of the FTTH Council Europe & CCO at Skylane Optics.

Kees de Waard joined the board of the FTTH Council Europe in May 2018 and was elected by the board as the President in May 2019.

Kees has more than 25 years of experience in the fibre optics industry.

He joined Skylane Optics in January 2018 serving as CCO, driving the international sales and marketing expansion.

Prior to joining Skylane Optics, Kees has served in different roles as VP Sales & Business Development, Director of Business Development and Director of Sales in European as well as Global companies.


Kees holds a degree in Applied Physics.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Marketing, Monetisation & Customer Retention in an era of 5G and IoT