John Jaques is the country lead for Avanade Netherlands. He joined the company in March 2017. John has spent his entire career in IT. He started as a mainframe programmer. In the past decades he has led large programs, divisions and (subsidiary) companies for Capgemini (almost 20 years) and CGI (5 years). Business Development has always been a large part of his day-to-day activities.
When John is not working you can regularly find him at a football pitch. John is trainer/coach of a U15 boys team and is, voluntarily, linked to the board of a large amateur football club.
Skiing, singing, and traveling (city trips) take up an important part of his personal agenda.
John is a father of 4 children (born 1989, 1993, 2003 and 2004) and lives in Barendrecht.