OVE DE BACKER
“I like to be the heartbeat of processes and projects. I might not be the one leader they love most, but I know I am the leader that is required to make our startups make the biggest and most effective progress.”
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
I am a startup scrum master, and I am running a few of the startups of ImpactBuilders. Keeping an eye on the budget, ensuring heartbeat meetings are held, reports are made and signed and keeping the business on the right pace.
- Flxion startup lead and board member. Guarding the budget and controlling the overall processes, and being the team leader of the Belgian developers’ team.
- FunkyTime startup lead and board member. Keeping an eye on the day-to-day processes while we are rethinking the business model and strategy.
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