Koen Willems - Market Director Government and Defense

Koen Willems

Koen Willems (@WillemsKoen) currently holds the position of Market Director for Government and Defense at Newtec, a market leader in satellite communication technologies. As well as developing the Government & Defense market and assisting to large projects, he shares his expertise in ISR, Airborne, MWR, SIGINT/COMINT, border security, humanitarian and (civil) government satellite networks with Newtec engineering teams in order to develop application-fit technology.

In his previous role as Product Marketing Director at Newtec he was responsible for the launches of many of Newtec’s newest products and technologies including professional IP modems, the all new MDM6000 modem series, FlexACM®, Cross-Layer-Optimization, Bandwidth Cancellation and S2 Extension technologies.

Willems has more than 15 years’ experience working in the technology industry. His career began in 1998 at speech technology company Lernout & Hauspie, where he held a project management position. Following this he moved to electronics giant Toshiba where he was Product Marketing Manager for the Benelux and later the European market. Koen has a Master's degree in English & Scandinavian Languages (University Ghent, Belgium, 1997) and a Master's degree in Marketing Management (Vlekho Business School in Brussels, 1998). He holds a Six Sigma Black Belt for product development and process improvement.

You may know Koen as a Newtec technology evangelist through his regular appearance in editorials in satellite focused publications, white papers and speaking slots at conferences around the world.

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Newtec GovDef Satcom Seminar

Seminar The Westin Washington Dulles Airport 2520 Wasser Terrace, Herndon, VA, 20171, United States 6.6.2017

Our GOVDEF Satcom Seminar is returning to Washington on June 6. Join us for an update on the latest satellite technologies and solutions for Governmen

Company Newsletter March 2017

Newsletter 2.3.2017

Welcome to the latest edition of Newtec News, full of all the latest industry developments and insight from our experts. It has been an exciting start to 2017 for Newtec and we look forward to sharing some of our recent success with you in this new

SatellitePRO: Satellite Schools

Newtec in the press 20.1.2017

For rural areas where connectivity is rare or completely absent, it is crucial that basic education reach the masses. the only route is learning through satellite.

Milsat Magazine: Year in Review 2016

Newtec in the press 3.1.2017

Koen Willems, Market Director for Government and Defense at Newtec provides 2016's highlights in the current issue of Milsat Magazine.

Government & Defense Satellite Communications Seminar

Seminar Crowne Plaza Brussels Airport Hotel, Leonardo da Vincilaan 4, 1831 Diegem, Belgium 11.5.2016

Join us on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 for an update on Newtec’s latest technologies and solutions for Government & Defense Satcom applications.