Grégory De Swert joined Merkator NV/SA in January 2016. Prior to Merkator Grégory has built up several years of experience as analyst-developer in the Microsoft world. He started his career in 2004 with integration projects using Microsoft BizTalk and SAP. As a ICT-Consultant he has worked in various business domains such as press distribution, automotive, utilities and public-safety. Grégory contributed to various key developments for the Belgian A.S.T.R.I.D. (100-101-112) initiative and was involved in a major Belgian FttH project. Grégory studied business computing (EPHEC Belgium 2005).