Thomas Van den Driessche

President of the Executive Strategic Board & Chief Commercial Officer

Thomas Van den Driessche is the president of the executive strategic board & chief commercial officer of ST Engineering iDirect, where he is responsible for defining our strategy, execution and communications to achieve short- and long-term goals.

Over the past 18 years, he has been active in the broadcast and satellite markets. Prior to ST Engineering iDirect, Van den Driessche was the CEO of Newtec where, during his 11-year tenure, he held various positions including sales and business development, VP of market strategy, and chief commercial officer, before becoming CEO.

Preceding Newtec, he began his career as a product manager in the broadcast and AV market, and received awards for his work by leading organizations such as NAB, Infocomm and Vanguard.

Van den Driessche holds a Master’s degree in electronics and marketing from the University of Ghent.