Steven van Belleghem
Entrepreneur & Author
Steven is the author of three bestselling books. He became known for his first book, The Conversation Manager, which won the award for most innovative marketing book of 2010. Steven also wrote The Conversation Company and his most recent book, When Digital Becomes Human. Published in seven languages, When Digital Becomes Human received the award of 'Best Marketing Book of 2015' and sold over 100,000 copies
Steven is also an entrepreneur. He is a partner in consultancy firm Nexxworks, a co-founder of Zembro (a wearable start-up) and the co-founder of content creation company Snackbytes. He spent the first 12 years of his career as a consultant and managing partner of the innovative market research company InSites Consulting. During that time, the company grew from 8 to 130 staff with offices in 5 countries.
Steven studied applied economics at the University of Ghent. His summers were spent specializing in marketing at UC Berkeley. Steven is also a part-time marketing professor at Vlerick Business School.