Bas Telgenkamp

General Manager Microsoft Netherlands

“Business is about giving customers what they truly need and want. So if I want to be successful as Microsoft Netherlands’ General Manager, and if you want to be successful in your future career, we need to go one step beyond knowing our customers. We need to make sure we know our customers better than they know themselves”

Bas Telgenkamp is General Manager at Microsoft the Netherlands. He is responsible for bringing to life Microsoft’s mission: to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Bas is very passionate about technology that powers innovation and transformation at customers and partners. His aim is to build digital capabilities that help to grow the business. His motto is ‘you can only be successful if your customers are’. Bas Telgenkamp graduated with his doctorate in Business Economics from Tilburg University and has been active in multiple sectors in the technology services industry for over 28 years.