Erik Ploegmakers is Managing Director at Fox-IT. He is responsible for the business strategy, strengthening and expanding the relationship with government and industry, as well as the European expansion of the company in collaboration with parent company NCC Group.
Erik Ploegmakers is Master of Law (criminal law and eLaw). After his studies, he became a Forensic researcher at Fox-IT, and in 2007 he became COO of the FoxReplay business unit. Via DearBytes and PwC, he joined KPN, where he held the position of Managing Director Security Services. On March 1, 2018, he returned to Fox-IT as Global Head of Crypto & High Assurance.
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Jeremy is Fox-IT’s technical conscience, making sure that Fox-IT’s products and services are in line with security developments and IT developments at customers. He also determines opportunities for new products. Jeremy’s greatest challenge is finding the right balance between security and daily routines at customers.
Jeremy has worked at Fox-IT since 2000 and has contributed to all our important products. For the past seven years, he worked at the High Assurance group, which develops software and hardware security products for the most sensitive sectors. Prior to joining the Fox-IT team, he worked as a software developer for the government, where his tasks included hacking and reading out criminals’ phones.
Jeremy studied Applied Physics at the Delft University of Technology.