Gebruiker:Gijs bos

Uit Wikimedia
Naar navigatie springen Naar zoeken springen


  • Name: Gijs Bos
  • Date of Birth: 2nd of December 1973
nl-N Deze gebruiker heeft het Nederlands als moedertaal.
en-1 This user has basic knowledge of English.
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
de-3 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch auf hohem Niveau.
es-3 Esta persona tiene un conocimiento avanzado del español.
Gebruikers per taal


  • Ik verzamel Wired's
  • Ik loop en lees graag tegelijk
  • Ik lees minstens een uur blogs per dag
  • Ik ben altijd in voor wat nieuws: change is good
  • Op mijn 31ste voor het eerst een kookboek in mijn hand gehad en ik vind het nog leuk ook!
  • [gebruikerslijst]

Curriculum Vitae of Gijs Bos

1057 NX Amsterdam, The Netherlands; +31(0)6-51164891

summary Manager at leading computer hardware company, founded an internet travel company, consultant at strategy department of large multinational, speaks five languages, studied in four countries. Master’s degree at European business school. Advanced IT experience. Age: 31

01/05-now Dell: Sales Efficiency Manager Benelux ( leading hard- and software vendor, Amsterdam
Responsabilities: improve overal effectiveness and efficiency of business unit (140 employees). Manage all high impact sales related projects

10/03-02/05 Dell: Sales Manager medium companies (50-200 employees), The Netherlands (05/04-02/05), Belgium & Luxembourg (10/03-04/04)
Responsabilities: attain team targets, manage team of 9 internal accountmanagers, accountable for €40 mio. turnover, Business Process Improvement co-ordinator for business unit
Key learnings: project & programme management, complex reporting, organisational flexibility

01/03-10/03 Dell: Accountmanager medium companies (50-200 employees) Belgium Accountmanager large companies (500-3000 employees) The Netherlands
Responsabilities: attain individual revenue-, margin- and productmix targets, serve existing clients, generate new business
Key learnings: advanced hard- and software knowledge, strengthing of commercial skills, time management

05/99-05/02 Managing Director (founder) easyhome ( holidayhomes rental via internet, Amsterdam
Responsabilities: set up business model, close international deals with suppliers and distribution partners, manage 9 person team, develop international e-commerce website (NL, GER, UK), negotiate debt/equity/Management Buy-In
Key learnings: business modelling, management skills, taking on responsabilities, managing complex IT projects, dealing with uncertainty, organisational overview

09/98–06/00 Project Manager
TUI Group, Hannover, Germany & Rijswijk, The Netherlands: world’s largest travel company (€ 12 bio. turnover)
Responsabilities: create financial model for € 300 mio. take-over, contribute to strategic turnaround, mediate between Dutch Board of Directors and strategy department in Germany
Key learnings: deliver top quality results, helicopter view of organisation, crafting corporate strategy for a multinational, interacting with board of directors

03/98-06/98 Trendbüro GmbH: trend research company, Hamburg, Germany
01/97–04/97 Sun Microsystems LTD: hard- & software maker, London, UK
01/96–04/96 Peugeot SA: car manufacturer, Paris, France

Key learnings: During three internships in three countries of three months each, I learnt to rapidly adapt to new circumstances and to deliver high quality results under pressure. For example: set up an internal reporting system for Peugeot for over fifteen countries

1995–1998 European School of Management (EAP-ESCP), Masters in Management
Description: European business school where students live, study and work in three cities in three countries during three years Paris (1st year), Oxford (2nd year), Berlin (3rd year)
Majors: Information Technology Management, Strategic Marketing, Finance
Final thesis: "The strategy consequences of Virtual Supermarkets" Result: graduated (Diplôme Grande École, Diplom-Kaufmann, Doctorandus)

1994 – 1995 Vrije Universiteit
Artificial Intelligence (logic, psychology, foundations of intelligence)

1992 – 1995 Vrije Universiteit / Amsterdamse Academie
Business Finance (Bedrijfskunde van de Financiële Sector)
Result: 1st year (propadeuse) and 2nd year

soft skills
Project management (Prince2): very good
People management: good (5 years experience)
International awereness: excellent

Excel / Word: excellent
PowerPoint / Viso: very good
UML / HTML: good
Functional website design: excellent

Dutch: mother tongue
English: fluent
German: very good
French: very good
Spanish: basics

Awards: Sales Manager of the quarter (Dell, 2004)
E-Commerce Conference (Bled, 1998)
Interests: Digital philosophy, dynamic systems, new media

Gijs bos 13 aug 2005 22:19 (UTC)

{{{Chaos is only perception}}}