About Marc Bovens

Group Head of Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing

Marc has worked within the IT industry for over 30 years. As a business technologist and consultant he was involved in the development and deployment of logistic and financial systems in Europe, Taiwan and Japan. As regional CIO and CTO Marc has advised industry teams with the required technology expertise to develop new markets and accounts. More recently he has led the Atos Zero email program and is now responsible for social collaboration and knowledge sharing in Atos. His ambition is to improve the performance of Atos and its employees by improving the way we work.

He lives in Belgium with his wife and two children.

Articles posted by Marc Bovens

How social unlocks human potential

The first e-mail ever sent was in 1971 by Ray Tomlinson, the man who implemented the e-mail system himself. 30 years later virtually every business in the developed world was using e-mail as a primary communication system speeding up operational processes and our ability to communicate with thousands of people at once. Roll on another five years and the first tweet appeared…