About Peter



Peter de Haas is an experienced IT and business professional with over 24 years of experience in the IT industry. He has led engagements addressing issues of strategy, organization, and operations in Consulting-, Sales-, Business Development as well as implementation related roles.

He has worked extensively on solutions around Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Computing, Collaboration solutions, Business Intelligence, Social Business, Enterprise Content Management, Unified Communications, Mobile Solutions, IT Strategy and Change Management.

Peter is the Founder and Managing Director of Breinwave. Breinwave is part of the Abecon Group and supports organisations by creating breakthroughs in Productivity, Customer Insight en Customer Interaction, through the advice and implementation of Microsoft technologies in a business context: “where and how does technology add value for our customers, their employees and their customers”.

Prior to starting Breinwave, Peter worked at Microsoft for 9 years; he started in 2004 in the Enterprise & Partner Group as Sales Manager for the Information Worker Group which focuses on the platform for Communication & Collaboration; the foundation for The New World of Work.

From 2008 until 2011 Peter was Online Strategy Manager for Microsoft Netherlands; responsible for the implementation and execution of Microsoft’s Cloud Services Strategy.

In 2012 Peter took on the role of Partner Sales Lead, responsible for the partnership with the top 100 Solutions Partners and the License Solution Partners in The Netherlands.

Before Microsoft Peter was Service Line Manager for the Dutch Microsoft Practice in Electronic Data Systems (EDS). He was also previously with Emeritor as Managing Principal for Consulting Services and worked as Principal Consultant Northern Europe at Unisys; leading the Network and Desktop Consulting Practice.

Peter is an active blogger and blogs about developments in the ICT industry with a bias on Microsoft.

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