Geert Desager

Geert Desager

Founder & CEO @ Needle

Geert Desager, is a digital leader with more than 20 years of experience in marketing, strategy and innovation at companies such as Microsoft, Paypal, and JWT. Before Needle, he was partner in the Duval Union Network and CEO of the digital agency, Nine O’Clock Somewhere. Geert excels in turning dreams into reality by creating, empowering and leading highly successful teams. During his career, he lived and worked in Brussels, Cape Town, Paris and Singapore. Geert holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool and a Master in E-business from the Solvay Brussels School. Geert is a guest professor in Digital Marketing & Strategy at the Hanoi National Economics University, the Ho Chi Minh City Open University and the Solvay Brussels School.

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7 myths of innovation

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Digital transformation brings uncertainty. We’re tempted to listen to self-proclaimed gurus making “bold” predictions. Geert Desager (Needle Strategy) will decipher 7 commonly held beliefs about innovation and offers nuanced lessons based on facts. These guiding principles were put in practice to create more than 300 companies, generate half a million turnover, and disseminate technologies like […]

Disruption
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Marketing in the digital era

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Simon Azzopardi (Silicon Valletta) engages in a debate with Geert Desager (Needle Strategy), Ben Little (Fearlessly Frank) and Mark Brooks (Courtland Brooks) on marketing in the digital era.

Marketing
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