Jo Robrechts

CEO, Triamant nv





Jo is an entrepreneur driven by sustainability and innovation, adding up 36 years of professional
experience. Currently he is the founder, chairman and CEO of Triamant, the award-winning, privately-held ‘Neighborhoods of the future’ corporation that addresses a worldwide societal challenge. Triamant helps people to live long – to live healthy – to live happy: Living independently at home forever while embedded in a sharing community and enabled by a data rich martketplatform for one-stop-shopping to all last mile life, care and health services. Earlier on in his career he had a multinational life, primarily with Johnson and Johnson as treasurer, head of Strategic Planning and Assistant to the President of Janssen Pharmaceutica worldwide. He assumed the role of founder and investor as well as managing director or chairman in about 30 companies and entities so far. Board memberships over the last 20 years included the Belgian telecom operator Belgacom and the Flemish Institute for Technological Development. Jo founded and built a number of non-profit organizations. He has been a keynote speaker at conferences and a teacher at various educational events. He is a renowned speaker and invited member to the Barcelona-based CEO-CF.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020