Dieter Boen manages the innovation department at the Flemish public broadcaster VRT. The department works together with European and Flemish partners, among which startups, universities, broadcasters and other media organizations.
Dieters strongly believes in the value of international collaboration and focuses on open innovation. This approach also lies at the heart of VRT Sandbox and its initiative to support entrepreneurs, which has now grown into an international Sandbox network. By maintaining a strong connection with VRT brands, the department is able to turn innovation into practice.