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itm8 strengthens Board with international tech profile

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Dirk Didascalou, CTO at Siemens Digital Industries, joins the Board of Directors at itm8. He brings unique tech expertise to the board and will be a great support to itm8’s European expansion.

itm8 welcomes CTO at Siemens Digital Industries, Dirk Didascalou, to its Board of Directors. He joins a board of strong tech profiles headed by Chair Frank Vium, who has held leading roles at Microsoft and Nokia.

“We’ve been lucky to work with Frank Vium as Chair since we acquired itm8 in 2022, and now we’re very pleased to welcome Dirk Didascalou. Dirk is one of the international tech industry’s strongest profiles, and he will be a great addition to the board,” says Axcel Partner and member of itm8’s Board of Directors Christian Bamberger Bro.


Gearing up for Germany

itm8 recently merged all its brands into one united company, grouping its expertise in four divisions: Cloud & Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, and Application Services. The merger means that itm8 can now operate as a 360-degree IT partner to the customers who need it, while maintaining existing close customer collaborations and niche services. With the new united itm8, the group now has a strong foundation to expand into Germany and other European markets.

“With Dirk Didascalou onboard, we are gearing up for a European expansion, and Dirk furthermore brings a lot of expertise in driving scale from his current role as CTO at Siemens Digital Industries as well as from his previous leading roles at Amazon, Microsoft and Nokia,” says Chairman of the Board Frank Vium.

CEO of itm8 and board member Henrik Kastbjerg adds:
“We’re thrilled to welcome Dirk Didascalou to itm8. With Dirk on the board alongside our Chair Frank Vium, whom we’ve been working with since 2022, itm8 has put together a powerhouse team – across board and management – which will accelerate our expansion beyond the Nordics.”


Prominent industry profiles

Dirk Didascalou has been the CTO at Siemens Digital Industries since 2021, and he has previously held positions as Vice President for Internet of Things at Amazon Web Services, Corporate Vice President for Technology & Research at Microsoft, and Senior Vice President for Mobile Phones R&D at Nokia.

Frank Vium has twenty years of experience in driving growth and transformation in technology-led companies. Today, he works as a professional board member, and he has previously held international leadership positions at Microsoft and Nokia.

itm8’s Board of Directors now consists of Chair Frank Vium and board members Dirk Didascalou, Henrik Kastbjerg, and Christian Bamberger Bro.