Benoit Hanssen

Benoit Hanssen has been the Chief Technology Officer since December 31, 2016.
He joined Wind Tre at the start of the joint venture in 2016 from Vodafone Hutchison Australia where he was also the CTO. Prior that he headed up the global managed services operation at Ericsson, as well as again CTO at Hutchison Indonesia from 2007 where he oversaw the launch and initial network.
Between 2001 and 2007 Benoit played a key role in creating and developing Ericsson’s managed services business. Assignments during that period included the running of the Telfort/O2 network in the Netherlands, and the Bharti Airtel network across 15 circles in India. The latter lead to the development of Ericsson’s global network operations center in India. He joined the telecom industry in 1997 after working in the oil services industry for a few years.
Benoit speaks 5 languages fluently (and soon Italian also). He studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Technology of Eindhoven and has a Master of Business Administration from Webster University in Leiden.

Benoit was born in Netherlands in 1971. He is married and has one daughter.