Patrick Tiessen is founder and CEO of Nétive VMS, the largest VMS provider in the Benelux. Nétive started in 2003 with two customers and has grown to more than 170 customers in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Finland and the UK. Nétive focuses on creating the best possible cloud software to manage contingent workforces and recruit permanent staff within one single solution. Before Nétive, Tiessen worked as international IT Manager at Kelly Services for eight years. In 2010, Nétive acquired Brightbox HR, the first freelancer management system in Europe and in 2012 it acquired a VMS Solution for SAP customers.