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About Inmanta

Inmanta empowers telecom operators and service providers to automate and streamline the end-to-end delivery of their services. Through disruptive orchestration we eliminate complexity to minimize Time to Market and Total Cost of Ownership.

Inmanta is a fast-growing software company that delivers a powerful service orchestrator for end-to-end automation of services and networks. Leading telecom and communication service providers rely on Inmanta’s service orchestrator to deliver mission-critical services, beef up their automation process, increase operational efficiency, and to guide them through their transformation journey.

We always strive for excellence in everything we do. We are committed to deliver the highest quality and to continuously improve our products and solutions.

We empower service providers to rapidly deliver and efficiently manage their services

Leadership Team

Stefan Walraven, PhD

Co-founder & CEO

Stefan Walraven leads the company's sales and business operations. Stefan is an ambitious and no-nonsense entrepreneur with a mission: helping our customers to bring value faster to their customers and to increase operational excellence. Stefan holds a PhD in software engineering and middleware for multi-tenant SaaS applications.

Bart Vanbrabant, PhD

Co-founder & CTO

Bart Vanbrabant is responsible for the company's product strategy and leads the innovation and development of our product portfolio. Bart has over 15 years of experience in managing and operating large-scale IT and network infrastructures. He holds a PhD in configuration management of distributed systems.

Wouter De Borger

Wouter De Borger, PhD

Co-founder & Chief Architect

Wouter De Borger is head of development, release and QA of Inmanta's flagship orchestration software, and is in charge of R&D. Wouter is a highly skilled software architect and engineer, with experience in cloud and DevOps. Wouter holds a PhD in monitoring and debugging of large-scale distributed systems and complex data transformations.

Didier Bousser

Didier Bousser

VP, Solutions Engineering

Didier Bousser is responsible for pre-sales, solutions delivery and customer support at Inmanta. Didier has more than 25 years of experience in the telecom and network industry. Prior to joining Inmanta, Didier held leadership positions at global organizations including Juniper Networks, WANDL (acquired by Juniper Networks) and Global One.

Professor Wouter Joosen

Chairman of the board

Wouter Joosen is a seasoned entrepreneur in the field of IT, security and networks. Wouter is full professor at the Dept. of Computer Science of KU Leuven. He formerly co-founded Ubizen (now part of Verizon Business Solutions), a managed security company where he has been CTO and later COO, and Luciad, a company specialized in GIS software.

Paul Van Dun

Board member

Paul Van Dun is general manager of KU Leuven Research and Development, coordinating the activities in contract research, patenting, licensing, spin-off creation and regional development. He is also managing director of Gemma Frisius Fund I & II, and board member of several spin-off companies and of Capricorn Venture Fund II.

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History

Inmanta NV is a spin-off company of the University of Leuven (KU Leuven, Belgium), emerging from the imec-DistriNet Research Group. The company was founded in 2016 by 3 entrepreneurs – PhDs in computer science – and Professor Wouter Joosen. The automation and orchestration technology of Inmanta is based on 10+ years of research and interaction with the ICT industry. Inmanta has leveraged on these activities to build up a best-in-class commercial service orchestrator that aims at automating the configuration, delivery, fulfillment and management of large-scale networks and applications.

Inmanta won the international Call for Innovation on SDN/NFV 2.0, organized by Proximus, Swisscom and Telia.