Corporate Governance - Biography

Bart Luyten

Director

Bart Luyten has served as one of our independent directors since 2017 and also served as a director between 2012 and 2015. Mr. Luyten is the Founder and Managing Partner of SmartFin Capital, a private equity fund investing in growth stage technology companies. Previously Mr. Luyten was the Founder and Managing Director of Sniper Investments, a smart technologies fund that was liquidated mid-2016 with a 60%+ IRR. Bart has experience as Investment Director of Partners at Venture, Managing Partner of Privast Capital Partners and General Partner of Nausicaa Ventures, all Belgian-based private equity and venture capital funds with a focus on technology investments.  Bart currently holds positions on the boards of different European technology companies and serves on the advisory board of Boston Millennia Partners II, a US-based private equity firm he was associated with earlier in his career. Bart holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Economics from the University of Antwerp and a postgraduate Master degree in SME management.