Patrick Leysen is an entrepreneur and innovator who has been recognized as one of Belgium’s next generation business leaders. Patrick has had an unusual career trajectory, having studied hospitality management before joining food retailer Delhaize in his early twenties. He became the company’s youngest ever store manager at the age of 22. He then jumped into the world of logistics, taking on the role of South-East Asia Manager for Ahlers Group at the age of just 25. At 28 he co-founded e-commerce start-up Parcify, a parcel delivery platform, which was subsequently acquired by bpost. Today Patrick Vice President of bpost’s innovation incubator the Future Lab. He is now 31 years old.