Analyst Profile

Bart Willemsen

Bart Willemsen

VP Analyst

6 years at Gartner ,  13 years industry experience

Roles and Responsibilities

Bart Willemsen is a VP Analyst with focus on all privacy-related challenges in an international context, as well as on ethics and the technology intersection. He is a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) with a broad and in-depth history of experience across industries. With detailed knowledge of privacy worldwide, he is also proficient in security/risk management strategy. Certified in both the security and privacy areas (CISM, CISA, CIPP/E, and CIPM), and with FIP accreditation, Mr. Willemsen brings broad, multidisciplinary knowledge and best practices to his clients.

Bart Willemsen's Recent Gartner Activity

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Previous Experience

Mr. Willemsen's previous job responsibility included implementing, auditing and overseeing integral privacy and security programs and compliance strategies for holding companies and their subsidiaries. He has worked for over 13 years at various international businesses, and was a (Chief) Privacy and Security Officer. He represented multiple companies as a member in the Dutch National PT Board working party for information management and the privacy workgroup and was involved in consultation rounds for previous (European) data protection legislation.

Professional Background

Connexxion , Privacy and Security Officer, 11 years
Transdev , Privacy and Security Officer, 2 years


B.A., (B-ICT) Business Informatics, Information Security, Wageningen and EPBS
B.A., (B-ICT) IT Management, E3 Maastricht



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