Arnoud Klerkx (43) is Chief Business Technology Officer and member of the Management Board at Sanoma Learning. Sanoma Learning develops learning methods for primary and secondary education in five European countries and sells learning products in over 35 countries worldwide. Klerkx is responsible for the digital transformation and IT-innovation of the business and its products.
Klerkx is known for his strong leadership skills, pronounced business sense and extensive experience in information technology, digitalization and business transformation. He started his career as management consultant at Accenture. In 2000 he moved to Gartner where he worked as a consultant on IT-strategy, outsourcing and IT-investments for large organizations. He switched to IT-management and became Head of the CIO-office at Robeco, a leading international asset management company. Prior to his role at Sanoma Learning, Klerkx worked at Ziggo, the largest Dutch cable provider, as IT-Director and was responsible for their business transformation and IT-change.
Klerkx holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from Nyenrode University and a Master degree in Economics from the University of Maastricht. In 2015, he was awarded CIO of the Year in the Netherlands.