Welcome, we are BrightAnalytics.


The Bright team

Our Bright team consists of experts in reporting, business analysis and IT development. One of our key assets is our customer-oriented approach. Every team member has a passion for analysis and technology, enabling us to translate our customers’ wishes into the most user-friendly reports. We all have a heart for our customers so they can realise their ambitions. 

Our co-founders

Olivier Seynhaeve

Olivier started out as a Senior Analyst - Developer for Accent. Over time he advanced to the position of IT Manager. Following a stint as Software Director for QISSme he founded BrightAnalytics with Lode and Merijn. In addition, Olivier is also co-founder of BrightStaffing, a cloud application for Belgian temporary employment agencies that trains and coaches young talent to become Software Developers.

Merijn Demuynck

Merijn started his career with Accent Jobs as a Software Developer and eventually became a Project Manager. Later he trained a large number of developers as Software Director at QISSme.

In fact, he is still a trainer today because as co-founder of BrightAnalytics Merijn coaches our merry gang of Software Developers.

Lode Bogaert

Lode racked up 9 years as a Business Analyst and Finance Manager at Accent Jobs and subsequently at the House of HR before co-authoring the BrightAnalytics success story. As our co-founder he trains our Business Analysts to become experts in the field.

Our Board of Directors is backed up by

Jurgen Ingels

Jürgen Ingels is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. A major breakthrough for him was with Clear2Pay, a pioneering company in FinTech. Today Jurgen is managing partner at Smartfin. With their fund they invest in promising European technology companies. In addition, he sits on the board of directors of numerous renowned companies from various sectors.

Roel Caers

Roel Caers is CEO of Guardsquare. Roel oversees the day-to-day operations at Guardsquare. He makes sure the company’s organization, resources and goals are aligned with the long-term strategic objectives. Roel has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry, 10 of which he spent in various management positions.

Thomas Depuydt

Before joining SmartFin, Thomas worked as Portfolio Manager for iMinds (now part of imec), where he managed a portfolio of 100+ companies and supported them in their fundraising and growth strategies. Before that, Thomas was active in management consulting at Accenture, and more recently at Bain & Company as part of their private equity practice, where he advised investment funds and corporates on strategic and operational matters. 

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