Management Team

Meet the ASPIDER-NGI Management team and Board: a group of experienced execs with internet and telecoms track record in start-ups and corporate sectors.


Chief Financial Officer

Marco joined ASPIDER in 2013 as CFO to manage financial operations and overall G&A functions for the company. Marco has more than 14 years of expertise in financial reporting, compliance and corporate financing in the Banking sector. Most recently, he held senior positions in the corporate sector of ABN AMRO. Marco earned a bachelor degree, International Marketing from Hogeschool INHOLLAND.


Chief Information Officer

Tony is Group CIO managing both development and operations, he focuses on delivering excellent customer experiences for services and driving growth for operators. Previously Tony was the Vice President of Engineering and Labs at NGI and joined the company from the merger with ASPIDER in 2014. From core cellular network design with Cellnet and British Telecom, global MPLS backbones with Concert, through to technical architecture of world leading IN and VAS solutions with Oracle Communications, Tony comes with over 20 years of experience in the communications industry.


VP M&A, non-exec Director

Luis is a strategist, a visionary guy and is responsible for M&A for the Group as a non-executive director. Luis joined ASPIDER through the merger with MEC Solutions in 2006 where he was a founder and board member and was appointed European CEO in 2012. Prior to MEC Solutions, he held Business Development positions at Lucent and Enertel and has published several papers on defining the new UMTS standard as early as 1995. Luis graduated with Masters in Science from the Technical University in Delft NL, and studied Economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam NL.


VP Operations, non-exec Director

Onno leads our Dutch Operational teams. For Onno it is all about operational excellence, and customer satisfaction. Onno has built the operational aspects of the business managing operations and his vision for process management has provided the framework to support the company’s growth into global operations. He is one of the founders of the ASPIDER Group. Prior to ASPIDER, Onno served at Interimage as Marketing Director. He holds a degree in Strategic Marketing from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, NL.


Non-exec Director

Patrick is a non-executive director and has a passion for Mobile Telecom. Over the years he has built ASPIDER’s strategic partnerships and drives Corporate Development. Previously he was CCO at ASPIDER and was one of the original founders when the Group was formed back in 2001. His key focus is revenue through improved channel & strategic partnerships around the world. Previous Patrick served at Versatel Belgium, Citybell and was founder and shareholder of the Audiophone retail group. Patrick’s motto is ‘Title and position are secondary to equity’.



Jan-Willem is Chairman of the Board and his role within the ASPIDER Group began in 2001 as investor and advisor and in 2005 he was appointed CEO. Before that time, Jan-Willem served at Citrix as Director Sales EMEA and at CDG Europe as General Manager. With his team he led the ASPIDER transformation to a leader in the Dutch MVNE market and drove international expansion. Jan-Willem graduated at the Royal Netherlands Airforce Academy and holds a degree in Marketing from the HES in Den Haag. He is an active reserve Officer of the Royal Dutch Airforce.