Marc Bresseel started his professional career at IBM and subsequently grew further while at Microsoft. He was fortunate to kick off the Microsoft online services MSN, Hotmail, and Messenger as one of the early internet pioneers in Belgium. He managed the sales and marketing activities for MSN and Microsoft online services in the EMEA markets and became Global CMO for Microsoft Advertising. After sixteen years at Microsoft, Marc became VP at IPG Mediabrands where he managed the top 14 markets. In 2014 he became a founding partner of Duval Union, an organization that provides business & marketing consulting, and marketing & communication execution to brands. Marc is obsessed with creating value for brands and scaling teams and organizations. He likes to challenges the status quo in business and life in general. Proud father of 2 adult kids. Gentleman olive farmer on the side.