Dr. ir. Cees de Wijs

Dr. ir. Cees de Wijs

Senior Vice President International Operations, Transportation Solution Group, Affiliated Computer Services Inc., a Xerox company

Cees joined Xerox ACS as senior vice president international operations of the Transportation Division on April 1st 2010.

Since 1995 Cees worked in the ICT industry, focused on traffic and transport telematics across all transport modes. His last position was Group Director Transport and Logistics within Logica, responsible for their Global Practice on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). He was member of the senior Leadership team of Logica.

From 1991 until 1995 Cees worked for Royal KPN Group. He studied Computer Science at Delft University of Technology. He was granted his Msc degree with the predicate cum laude in January 1991. He received his PhD degree from the Delft University of Technology in 1995. Cees followed the international YMP at INSEAD Business School (Singapore/Fontainebleau) in 2001. He is member of the INSEAD Alumni Association (IAA), a entrepreneurial network of professionals from a variety of industries.

He was active as member of the strategy committee within ERTICO, the leading public-private organisation in Europe on innovations in Intelligent Transport Systems. He is member of Board of Directors and the International Programme Committee for the ITS World Congress association a prestigious forum coordinating the world wide activities in the industry. From 2006 until 2010 Cees was chairman of the strategy board of ITS Netherlands. He was vice-chairman of the Dutch Association for Risk Management (1998 – 2002). He was chairman of the young engineers section of the Dutch Royal Institute of Engineering (1992 – 1994). He founded the Institute’s Section Technology and Economics and was chairman of this section until 1997.

Cees is married, and has 3 children. He lives in The Netherlands (Dordrecht). He runs half marathons and holds the first Dan black belt in Judo. Beside sport he is passionate about being on his boat and enjoys the relaxing quality time on the Dutch lakes and inland waters.


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