1 CPersonal information Name: AN ACKER First name: Geert Nationality: Belgian Place of birth: Ghent Date of birth: 10 january 1974 Marital status: Married with Kelly an Gucht Children: Daughter Kiana Military status: Free Address: Millenniumstraat Opwijk Telephone: +32 (0) Website: Linkedin: be.linkedin.com/in/vanacker/ Education Diploma of lager secundair education delivered by Sint-Laurensinstituut Moderne Humaniora in Zelzate, on 15 september 1989 Diploma A2 Electronics -Telecommunication delivered by Provincial Technical Institute in Eeklo, on 30 june 1992 Certificate of kwalification from the 6th year of the secundair education delivered by Provincial Technical Institute in Eeklo, on 30 june 1992 Certificate of knowledge of company management delivered by Provincial Technical Institute in Eeklo, on 30 june 1992 First year degree in eletronics from the Katholieke Industriële Hogeschool KIHO in Ghent Diploma of a course in elektronical micromontage (illustrator, photoshop, quarkxpress), delivered by KISP in Mariakerke Course netwerkmanagement and datacommunication (hardware and software installation of Windows 95/98/NT Apple Macintosh OS, differtent netwerkconfigurations, several protocol, servers, ) followed in evening education at the KISP in Mariakerke Course digital communication, (Dynamic HTML, isual Interdef, Active Server Pages, Data Access Technologie, ) followed in evening education at the KISP in Mariakerke Course programming in isual Basic organized by the computerclub SIDMAR Practically-oriented course French with vocabulary used in the graphical industry followed at the Eurospeak languageschool in Brussels.
2 CCourses and trainings Trained as an operator for the digital press Xeikon DCP/32 followed at Xeikon in Mortsel- Course How to sell digital printing organized by Xerox in Zaventem Administering a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Database: official Microsoft course to learn the knowledge and competence to install, configure, manage and solve problems on the client-server database management system followed at FleXcom-Azlan N.. in Mechelen. Training System Engineer Digimaster by Heidelberg in Rochester, USA Training System Engineer Nexpress by Heidelberg in Kiel, Germany Course PlanetPress (DP application) by Objectif Lune in Londen, UK SE update training Nexpress and variabel data print applications in Kiel, Germany Course French organized by Cevora at Plantin in Evere, Belgium Training Heidelberg ImageSmart Document Mastering in Kiel, Germany Training PrintShop Mail at Atlas Software B in Harderwijk, Netherlands Training DataXceed (mainframe printing application) in Heidelberg, Germany Training Remote Printer given by e-print Direct at Plantin in Evere, Belgium Training DOCS (documentmanagement) given by Ad Hoc Consulting at Plantin in Evere Education CF2002 / CF3102 color copier/printer and Fiery Rip (EFI) by Minolta in Zaventem, Belgium Basic education Blue Server (PrintServer in IBM mainframe environment AS/400) at MPI Tech in Parijs, France Course colormanagement and training PS/PDF at Plantin in Evere, Belgium Training on Encad NJ1000 large format inkjet printer with Matchprint Proof Pro rip van KPG Training Kodak Prinergy Evo workflow Photo applications: Direct Type software, Albumprinter, Kodak Photobook Darwin DP software Business developement training isio drawings Training Kodak Prinergy Prepress workflow Training Kodak Insite Portal Solutions Training Kodak Proofing software Training Kodak Preps impositie software Training Kodak ColorFlow relation management software Training Kodak CTP systemen Training Kodak Inkjet Printing solutions (DOD, CIJ en Stream technology) Training how to virtualize with Mware Training Staccato Screening and Spotless Training different offset plates SPIN salestraining via Hutwaite International Training CTP processors and finishing NELA (Germany) Training Transpromo
3 CLanguages Student work Speaking Writing Understanding Reading Dutch Native language Native language Native language Native language English ery good ery good ery good ery good French Good ery good Good ery good German Basic Basic Good Good 2x vacation job at G.I.A. Cataro, Knippegroenstraat 49, 9042 Ghent (july 1990 en 1991). 3x vacation job at N.. Sidmar, Kennedylaan 51, 9042 Ghent (july 1992, 1993 en 1994). Branch: steel industy activities/experience: maintenance service; checking, calibrating and testing of electronical and computer-controlled installations. 1x vacation job at F. Deweerd, Nieuwe Wandeling 52, 9000 Ghent (september 1994). Branch: T-IDEO-HIFI activities/experience: salesman at an annual exhibition in Ghent (Flanders Expo)
4 CProfessional workexperience Electronic engineer at Barco Graphics (now Esko-Graphics), Tramstraat 69, 9052 Zwijnaarde (january 1995 till september 1997) Branch: graphical industry / pre-press company Activities/experience: productionplanning (assembly and testing of PrintStreamers), following up of spare-parts, installing at customers, collaborate with Xeikon (marketleader in production of digital colorpress) and IBM (largest customer of PrintStreamers) Commercial employee at Eurographics (Tulip Graphics Belguim), Fr. Rooseveltlaan 90, 9000 Ghent. (From september 1997 till november 2000) Branch: grafische sector (drukwerk, hoog-volume laserprinting en kopies). Activities/experience: follow up and extend of the existing customer database, prospection in East-Flanders, elaborate and implement of a commercial plan, creating advertisement and promotion materials, regular meetings with Rank Xerox; responsible for all digital printing and information technology activities. Account Manager at International Consultants (a subsidiary of the Adecco Group) Essenestraat 16, 1740 Ternat. (From november 2000 till may 2001) Branch: Human resources. Activities/experience: Responsible to establish and coaching a group of people that work via subcontractor as a fork-lift truck driver. Select via the Adecco interim offices suitable candidates, recruit, instruct them and negotiate with companies to sell the services of our drivers. System Engineer Digital Printing bij Plantin, Heidelberg partner Kareelovenlaan 5, 1140 Evere. (From june 2001 tot october 2004) Branch: graphical industry (supplier prepress, printing presses, postpress and digital solutions of Heidelberg) Activities/experience: Sales support: help the salespeople to make appropriate offers, answering their questions through searching, reading, testing, direct contact with Heidelberg level2 support. Give demos: analyzing the workflow of the customer and give an appropiate overview of our solutions and show the quality of our machines and software applications. Product accompanying: being the link between the sales and technical department and direct contactperson for the customer. Installation: installing the software at the customer and assist the technical department. Training: educate the customers as operators for the machines and software applications. Service after sales: When the customer has software problems, assist the customer and search for a solution. Testing new software: search for new applications and implementation by using the internet, making contact with 3th party software suppliers, reading, installing, visiting fairs, consulting with colleagues.
5 CMost recent job Pre Sales Consultant bij Kodak Rue General de Gaulle 62, B-1310 La Hulpe. (From november 2004 till end august 2013) After Kodak took over the digital division of Heidelberg my contract was also transfered into a Eastman Kodak contract. I was working for the Benelux organization and had to support also other products of the Kodak GCG portfolio. Branch: graphical industry (supplier workflow solutions, prepress, CTP, consumables, digital print solutions, ) Function description: To be the primary resource of the sales force during the sales cycle for PrePress, Offset and Digital Print solutions being a technical consultant, analyzing and setting the right customer expectations and helping sales to generate a proposal and closing the deal through: A proactive involvement during the sales cycle to achieve the ACP supporting all Kodak Graphic Communications Group product range: Enterprise Solutions (Pre-press Prinergy workflow, In site portal and Colorflow solutions), Electrophotographic Printing Solutions (NexPress and Digimaster) and Plate Solutions (ctp and consumables) Develop solutions based on customer needs Document and communicate these expectations internally either with Product Marketing, Product Support, Prof. Services or R&D Demo and Benchmark follow up with the Demo Centre Perform onsite overview demos at prospects Order entry quality control ensuring a correct delivery of items for a smooth process of booking and installation (check orders for completeness and functionality) Project Management during implementation-phase Maintain repository of customer related workflow diagrams and workflow descriptions Support Kodak Sales and Marketing GCG at external events Managing, making, proposing and negotiating service contracts Provide technical and sales training courses for Creo Color Servers across customers and OEM partners Konica Minolta, Canon / Oce and Ricoh.
6 CReferences Computer skills Dhr. L. Depuydt, PrintStreamer manager at Barco Graphics (tel. 09/ ) Dhr. H. Martens, General manager at Eurographics and ex-product manager Digital Division at Plantin (tel. 02/ ) Dhr. E. Daneels, ex-general manager at International Consultants (tel. 09/ ) Dhr. Jan Abbeloos, director Human Resources at Plantin (tel. 02/ ) Dhr. Johan Bruyndonx, Service manager at Plantin (tel. 02/ ) Dhr. Kristof anden Bussche, account manager at Kodak Benelux ( ) Dhr. Franky Keppens, account manager at Kodak Benelux ( ) Dhr. Jurgen Wiedler, service manager at Kodak Benelux ( ) Operating systems: Windows, Macintosh and UNIX Several protocols, Internet Information Server, Personal Web Server, Proxyserver Dynamic HTML, isual Interdef, Active Server Pages, Data Access Technology, programming in isual Basic Knowledge of: PPML/DX, XML, SQL, PDF/PJTF, AFPDS, IPDS, Xerox XES, DJDE/Metacode Knowledge of most current software applications on PC en Apple Macintosh Word, Excel, Dbase, database (Access and Filemaker Pro), presentation (Powerpoint, Keynote and Freelance), drawing software (isio, Coreldraw en CAD) Specific graphic software: QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, MS-Publisher, Acrobat, Enfocus PitStop Professional, Xerox Digipath, Heidelberg Prinect Document Mastering, PrintShop Mail, PlanetPress, DOCS, Quite Imposing Plus, Remote Printer, elocity and much more... Web-to-Print applications such as Kodak Nextreme Exchange (EFI) and Pelagon DP applications (Darwin, Fusion Pro, PrintShop Mail) Photo applications such as albumprinter, Kodak Photobook, Direct Type Internet and intranet (HTML, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Netscape, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Oracle CRM On-Demand) Several multimedia applications Hardware: install and maintain of PC componenten, printers, copiers, fax, scanners Knowledge of server structure, storage, workstations, networktechnology (modems, ADSL, SDSL, routers, firewall, switch, hub, gateway...), virtualisation. Kodak Prepress Software Prinergy, Insite, Preps, ColorFlow...
7 CPersonal Characteristics Punctional Commercial Creative Teamplayer but can easily work independent Tidy Willing to learn Problem analysing Self made man Flexible Hobbies Enjoy life with my wife and daughter Athletics Mountainbike Fitness Travelling Movies Passion for beautiful cars isiting restaurants Sharing computer knwoledge with friends