Feb 04, 2022 Hannah Lenane

Getting to know the CTO: A Q&A with Ian van Reenen

As the 1E Rocketship takes flight, we’ve been continuing to expand with some strategic hires. One of which is our brand-new Chief Technology Officer, Ian van Reenen. In this brief vlog you can get to know him better and get a glimpse into 2022 for 1E.
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2021 was a big year for 1E; we doubled down on growth and introduced you to some of the significant new members of the 1E team; Mark Banfield (CEO), Richard Ward (CRO), and Amber Marsh (Director of Strategic Program). 2022 is set to be bigger and better than ever! And we’re kicking things off the right way by introducing you to our new CTO, Ian van Reenen.

For those of you keen to skip ahead to specific sections, feel free to use the below time stamps:

  • 00:10 – Briefly tell us a little bit about your background?
  • 1:10 – Why do you love working in tech?
  • 2:53 – What do you predict to be the key marketplace trends this year? (Spoiler alert! Ian shares his perspective on the all important concept of digital empathy)
  • 5:43 – What are you most excited about for 1E in 2022?
  • 7:19 – A fun fact about yourself?

If you’re keen to sink your teeth into some more 2022 digital workplace trends, check out this blog from CEO, Mark Banfield, to learn more about hybrid working, proactive remediation, AND – of course – digital empathy.