Read what other people say about Harley.
“Harley is a solid professional and pleasant person to work with. His insight and ability to read people’s intent was a great asset to me, in an environment of business change.. His interpersonal skills , life experience as a manager and leader , provided great coaching to all team members. His project management training to our project managers was a success they loved his approach and insight, and made them highlly effective. Working with Harley in a complex environment was a pleasure , he was proactive and provided solutions there where needed.”
- Cor Loots, Vice President Business Improvement & New Business Operations, Levi Strauss & Co.
“I first met Harley nearly 8 years ago. Together we have done some of the most innovative projects. He is good at what he does but also he is a person you can talk to about many different things; both professional and personal. Besides his skills as interim manager he developed a new business model that I believe is unique. Maybe something for his second book.”
- Kurt de Ruwe, CIO Bayer MaterialScience
“Harley assisted the EMF in creating a new vision after the “internet bubble” had burst in 2001. In doing so, he was resourceful, reliable, and delivered excellent value. Ultimately, he had the knack of injecting just the right dose of creativity to really "make a difference".”
- Margaretha Mazura , Secretary General , European Multimedia Forum
“Harley is a great professional and a very enthusiastic character. I really enjoyed having him in the team. His interpersonal skills and experience were very helpful to the projects teams he led. Very determined to meet his objectives, Harley always keeps on being positive and pleasant. He acted as an excellent coach with the less-experience people he met in his projects. He is at his utmost in difficult circumstances when you need someone to take the lead, show the way to the solution and keep everyone on the train. A real leader!"
- Alain Baes, Lead Manager Project Management, Proximus“Tough negotiator, very clear communicator. Harley is impressive when you have to negotiate a contract with him. His experience in the IT gives him confidence and allows him to formulate his expectations clearly. Harley knows how business is done and tells you exactly what you need to do in order get a fair deal.”
- Philippe Van Impe, Country Manager Belux, UNICA
“Harley realized a very professional work in the difficult project environment of the telecom sector. He managed to run very large and complex projects in parallel and convinced top management decision makers in complex and sensitive business cases. I was impressed by Harley's persuasive communication skills with colleagues as well as with CEO, COO, CFO and his day-to-day enthousiasm in managing his challenges. Harley's is also willing to take challenge once we speak about company change management plans including the difficult organisation changes. Great professional !"
- Jean-Michel Pilette, Project Portfolio Manager, BELGACOM MOBILE
“Harley's organisational and operational skills have contributed highly to making several of our international projects a great success. He is resourceful, reliable, and dependable. Last but not least, he is a first class team player and manager with whom it is a pleasure to work, even when the pressure increases.”
- Philippe Wacker, Executive Director at EMF; International Project Manager
“Harley has an ideal mix of good interpersonal skills and a good sense of the business issues that might occur within a company. A very pleasant person to work and always in for a good laugh. He is realistic, has a lot of knowledge to bring you pragmatic solutions.”
- Hans van de Rakt, Sales & Marketing Manager, MediaMine
“Harley is an exceptional C-level executive who has the rare ability to bring the right talent together to form a great team and manage the execution of the strategical plans to reach the corporate goals. Harley excels in managing operations, sales and marketing. He has a great ability to bring all three departments together to work as a cohesive unit. He has a wealth of experience that is applicable both to start ups and mature companies. Harley is completely hands-on, willing to be involved in all aspects of the sale if needed, and always lends his extensive background to assist in the sale or needs of the client. A true leader with a "what will it take to get the sale" attitude. He is a tremendous leader, a visionary and strategic thinker yet able to drive revenue and obtain outstanding results.”
- Claude Chalouhi, VP Sales Americas, Eonic Systems Inc