Network X 2023 Speakers

Jikke Op de WeeghHead Of SustainabilityKPN

Jikke, the driving force behind sustainable transformation in the telecommunications industry. As the Vice President Sustainability & Energy at KPN, one of the Netherlands' leading telecom giants, she is at the helm of a strategic program known as "the Number one Sustainable Operator."

Her mission is crystal clear: to lead KPN towards a future where sustainability is not just a goal but an identity. In her role, she is responsible for steering the ship toward uncharted waters, where energy reduction is maximized, and the journey towards 24/7 carbon-free energy is not just a distant dream but a vivid reality.

With a burning passion for sustainability and an unwavering commitment to the environment, Jikke stands as a true planet lover and adventurer at heart. She thrives on pushing the boundaries, challenging conventions, and being a relentless advocate for positive change in the corporate world. Jikke's forward-thinking approach has earned her a reputation as a disruptive thinker - someone who is never content with the status quo and continually seeks innovative ways to leave a lasting, positive impact.

Jikke's journey at KPN has been marked by various management roles, where she has demonstrated her knack for leadership, strategic vision, and her ability to drive transformative change. Her current role is not just a job; it's a personal calling to make a profound difference in the world of technology and sustainability.

In an era where sustainability is paramount, Jikke is the visionary leader that KPN and the industry as a whole need. She's here to prove that being sustainable isn't just an option; it's the only way forward, and she's driving this message home every day. Notably, she is an adventure seeker, planet lover and a disruptive thinker.