Feb. 8, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Karen De Smet,
project manager at
, was elected and awarded 'Young ICT Lady of the year' during the 'She goes ICT' competition organized by Data News.
From the start of the election Karen competed with 27 talented and ambitious candidates and in the finals she contended with
from RealDolmen and
from Accenture. After being grilled by the jury, she took home the title of 'Young ICT lady of the year,' during the award ceremony on the 7th of
Karen De Smet
After graduating Suma Cum Laude with a Master's in Business Engineering in 2009, Karen (26) started her career as a functional consultant at Itineris. Initially, she was assigned to the finance domain for a specific project, but she quickly started learning about Itineris' five other domains out of curiosity and interest. Today, Karen is the project manager at E.ON, where she successfully implemented the Itineris UMAX solution for utility suppliers together with her team of Itineris consultants.
, founder/CEO of Itineris, on
Karen De Smet
's victory: "We're very proud to count the 'Young ICT lady of the year' within our ranks. Fresh from school, Karen joined Itineris in
- as a functional consultant. It was clear from the onset that Karen was not an average 'junior' 'newbie'... Karen has achieved a lot at Itineris in a short time... Her determination, hard work, persuasion, tact and ambition have led her to one of the most senior managerial functions within our firm. I'm certain we will all hear more about Karen in the future!"
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