Tom Aelbrecht

Tom Aelbrecht
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Tom Aelbrecht

Senior Director Operations, JLABS EMEA

Beerse, BE

Tom is responsible for JLABS strategy across EMEA, as well as directing operations in JLABS @ BE.

Before joining JLABS, Tom was the Head of the Janssen Campus Office Belgium, and continues to be a Member of the Janssen Pharmaceutica NV Management Board and Chair of the Works Council. He represents Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS on the Janssen Benelux R&D Council, and Janssen Pharmaceutica NV in the Board of Flanders.bio, the Flemish trade organization for life science companies. In addition he is a Member of the Investment Committee for Industrial Scale-ups of PMV (Flemish Investment Association).

Prior to these roles, Tom established the Venture & Incubation Center, a virtual incubator and business development model, to nurture and grow viable, high value business options for Janssen and the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies. Tom joined Johnson & Johnson in IT holding various positions in Janssen.

He received his MSc in Computer Science from Antwerp University in Belgium and Executive Master in Innovation & Entrepreneurship.