ProfileEwout van der Schaft is Professor of Practice and Associate Dean at IBSS School of Business. Previously Ewout served as Deputy Dean and IMBA Programme Director at the IBSS, and Head of Department of Industrial Design at XJTLU University.
From 2008-2013, Ewout served as Dean Executive Education at the Aegis School Business in Mumbai (India) and as Assistant Dean at the CEU Business School in Budapest (Hungary).
Before moving to Academics, Ewout obtained extensive international experience from senior business roles all around Europe. From 1995 till 2008, Ewout worked in executive positions for two leading European Telecommunication incumbents, Czech Telecom and Bulgarian Telecom. After having started in the field of Human Resources, he led the transformation of Czech Telecom and the start-up of their B2B electronic marketplace. In his last position, as Executive Director Business Development, he was responsible for partner management, strategic alliances and acquisitions. As Head of the PMO in Bulgarian Telecom, he prepared the company for their sell off by leading 24 key transformation projects. Ewout started his international career for Philip Morris in The Netherlands.
Ewout holds a DBA from the University of Liverpool, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and graduated as Master of Public Administration at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands.