Jan Kees de Jager was the Dutch minister of Finance from 2010 to 2012, but he originally was an entrepreneur. After his graduation he started a company with a college friend: IT company ‘ISM eCompany’. At the moment he is Chief Financial Officer at KPN.
Jan Kees de Jager is mostly known for his position as minister of Finance from 2010 to 2012, but he originally is an entrepreneur. After he graduated as a Business Administration student and earned three Master degrees (Business Economics, Sociological Economics and Dutch Law), de Jager started his own company with a college friend: IT company ‘ISM eCompany’. For his contribution to the successes of the company he had been working for and other efforts in different IT- and innovating activities Jan Kees received the ICT Personality Award 2006. During his period with the government he always promoted entrepreneurship and fought for better entrepreneurial conditions. In 2014 Jan Kees de Jager became a member of the Board of Directors of KPN, where he is now the Chief Financial Officer.