Wim Elfrink

Chairman of the azeti IoT Advisory Board

Wim Elfrink is the Founder and President of WPE Ventures Digitized Solutions, a security and digitization solutions business that leverages the Internet of Things (IoT) technology to drive transformational business outcomes. Elfrink is an investor, advisor, and consultant in early-stage, emerging, and emerging growth companies that enable the digitization of society. He actively manages a portfolio of companies via board participation, strategic marketing, governance, and capital structure.

Elfrink founded WPE Ventures in September 2015, after retiring from Cisco following 18 years of service. As Cisco's Executive Vice President of Industry Solutions and Chief Globalization Officer, he was responsible for the Industry Solutions Group, the Emerging Countries initiatives, and the company's globalization strategy. He also led the company-wide efforts for the Internet of Things (IoT). Elfrink was an Executive Officer of the company and a member of Cisco's Operating Committee.

Mr. Elfrink established Innovation of Everything Centers globally, where new ideas are brought together to solve business challenges. azeti's remote asset management software was incubated at the Berlin IoE center and was the center's first solution to be brought to market.