2 years at Gartner
9 years industry experience
Roles and Responsibilities
Bart Willemsen is a Research Director with focus on privacy compliance, risk management and all privacy-related challenges in an international context. In particular, he has detailed knowledge of privacy in the EU, but he's also proficient in security and risk management strategies. Certified in both the security and privacy areas (Certified Information Security Manager [CISM], Certified Information Systems Auditor [CISA], Certified Information Privacy Professional [CIPP/E] with a focus on the EU and Certified Information Privacy Manager [CIPM]), and having received FIP accreditation (Fellow of Information Privacy), Mr. Willemsen brings broad, multidisciplinary knowledge and best practices to his clients.
Bart Willemsen's Recent Gartner Activity
Hype Cycle for Privacy, 2018
Tech Go-to-Market: Post-GDPR Strategies for Lead Generation
CISO Playbook: Adapting to the Changing Regulatory Environment
Mr. Willemsen's previous job responsibility included implementing, auditing and overseeing integral privacy and security compliance for a holding company and all its subsidiaries. He has worked for over 13 years at various international (public transport) holding companies, and was a (Chief) Privacy and Security Officer. He represented a number of companies as a member in the Dutch National PT Board working party for information management and the privacy workgroup.
Connexxion Netherlands Holding, Privacy and Security Officer, 11 years
Transdev Netherlands Holding, 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