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We are a technology innovation and engineering company that is supporting the future of a sustainable European digital economy.

Cutting-edge sustainable data center and construction practices integrated with liquid-cooled compute platforms.

Powered by renewable energy and recover heat to provide circular energy for offices, homes and cities.

To build the sustainable digital economy of the future.

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Our future on planet Earth depends on human life, the natural world and the digital economy sustainably coexisting.

By revolutionising the energy consumption of data processing, EscherCloud creates climate positive results that benefit all three.

Join us to make sure you are part of the solution.

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the team.

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Tom de Raedt

CEO

Tom De Raedt, founder and CEO of EscherCloud, has been active in private equity for 15+ years. He has been managing numerous projects varying from area redevelopment to digital infrastructure companies. With a background in civil engineering, finance, and management, Tom thrives in solving challenges in the rapidly digitizing world. His expertise is primarily focused on high-level deal-making through a well-established network while maintaining a low profile.

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Kevin Smith
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Kevin Smith

CTO

A passionate technologist combining 20 years of industry experience and success delivering strategies that harness disruptive technologies and trends with cross-functional outcomes. As CTO, Kevin will lead the technology strategy and evaluate emerging digital technologies to develop and foresee future opportunities to enable more sustainable and democratised solutions.

Kevin Smith
Chris Roberts
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Chris Roberts

CSO

Chris has overseen the development and deployment of several leading-edge technology platforms with leading roles in the cloud and managed services sector. Chris also sits on the advisory board for a number of leading organisations in the space, satellite, and AI sectors. He is responsible for EscherCloud’s go-to-market and works closely with our partners and vendors to help deliver our strategic plans.

Chris Roberts
Andrej Knir
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Andrej Knir

CFO

With experience in financial planning and analysis both from corporate and commercial finance Andreij has a proven record of leadership in highly demanding environments. He is experienced in leading Treasury and FP&A functions for the HQ of a public company with credentials from high profile transactions: IPO, public debt issuance, private debt arrangements, managing treasury infrastructure and financial risk management.

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David Power
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David Power

Head of AI & HPC

David leads AI and HPC development at EscherCloud. Over the last 20 years, he has held roles such as CTO and Chief HPC Architect in companies within the HPC and AI industry creating some of the world’s largest HPC systems. More recently David co-founded a startup that provides an efficient HPC and AI cloud orchestration software environment for diverse workloads across various cloud platforms and architectures.

David Power
Oliviana Bailey
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Oliviana Bailey

Head of Brand & Community

Oliviana leads the development of EscherCloud’s community and ecosystem, including the launch of the Hyperion Lab. Formerly Head of Community at Rockstart and ING’s open innovation district Cumulus Park, Oliviana has built and scaled communities across sectors successfully bringing startups, corporates, governments and talent together to collaboratively innovate. She recently has taken on the role of Netherland's Ambassador for the global do-tank Women in AI.

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Rutger de Haij
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Rutger de Haij

Head of Renewable Energy

Rutger gained experience in the energy and private equity sector before joining EscherCloud. During his last role at Shell, he led the exploration of a global renewable heat business including developing a strategy and leading various integrated energy projects. Rutger has a background in dredging engineering and econometrics.  His passion for unlocking value from (new) sustainable technologies will be the focus in his role at EscherCloud.

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Ash Patel
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Ash Patel

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

Ash has 24 years of experience with cloud technologies. He has built cloud strategies for organisations worldwide, including Microsoft, AWS, Insight & Rackspace. He designed wireless networks for the Royal Air Force, working on projects like the 2010 Commonwealth Games and sites across Europe & Asia. Recently Ash has been leading the AWS SaaS Factory business in EMEA, helping enterprises across the globe use technology to innovate the solutions of tomorrow.

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Robert Karssiens
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Robert Karssiens

Sales Operations

Robert has built sales trainings & leadership programs for businesses from scratch, having trained and mentored over 2000 people over the course of his career. He personally and through his sales teams sold over £1 billion in new software, services & hardware across technology-centric industries. Robert has joined EscherCloud to make environments for our sales teams to succeed.

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Audrie van Veen
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Daniela Guzun

Marketing Manager

Daniela is passionate about promoting brands, managing projects, building communities, bringing people together and impact making. With over 7 years of experience working for tech startups and accelerators like Seedstars. Daniela will support the EscherCloud team with launching their lab, Hyperion Lab.

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Audrie van Veen
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Jorgen Sandig

Advisor

Jorgen is the former CEO and co-founder of Scyfer BV, an AI startup, founded in 2014 and acquired by Qualcomm in 2017. Before co-founding Scyfer, he worked for 15 years in different corporates managing complex, multi-million innovation projects in emerging areas of customer intelligence and database marketing, CRM, web analytics, data warehousing, big data and IT architecture. He joined EscherCloud to guide this intelligent team through complex challenges.

Jorgen Sandig
Tom de Raedt CEO
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Audrie van Veen

Director Strategic Partnerships

Audrie is formerly the international strategic advisor at the Amsterdam Economic Board. In her role at EscherCloud, she will manage strategic partnerships on local, national and international levels to support sustainable digital transformations. She previously worked as an innovation attaché at the Dutch Embassy in Paris, as a lobbyist at the association for the technological industry FME, and as a National Contact Point for European R&D subsidies at the Netherlands Enterprise Agency. 

Audrie van Veen
Tom de Raedt CEO

hyperion lab.

EscherCloud AI lab

Powered by EscherCloud and NVIDIA, Hyperion Lab is an initiative space aiming to bring companies, talent, and startups together to accelerate AI and HPC.

The lab will showcase 8 promising AI & HPC startups every 6 months to highlight the latest technologies across industries.

In addition, the lab will host AI & HPC related events, trainings, and meet-ups provided by our partners and ecosystem.

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