Dieter Boen obtained his Master’s degree Economics at the University of Antwerp in 2000. He worked for six years as a project manager on ERP systems to finally join VRT in 2006. He participated in the implementation of VRT’s first integrated file based production system. Afterwards he took part in digital media projects such as the broadcast’s news and sports websites and online video distribution.
In 2011 he became in charge of product innovation at the technology department.
The innovation game appeared to be a match, as from January 2012 Dieter Boen is head of the new Research and Innovation department.