Bussemaker has been working in the International ICT industry since the 80s. He is focused on linking Information Technology, Innovation and Impact. Since 2010 he has been the Secretary General International Relations of CIONET. A network of over 6500 Digital Leaders cross industry and across Europe and South America. He is responsible for the relationship with international institutes like the European Commission. He is the initiator of the Global Digital Leader Alliance linking over 20.000 Digital Leaders from the China, Europe, India, Japan, Russia, South America and the US. He participates in international workgroups of the European Commission developing eSkills and eLeadership. He sits on the advisory board of a number of (international) organizations including the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM), the Global Industry Council of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), an UNESCO based organization, Digital Africa, the WCIT2010 (Amsterdam), WCC2012 (Amsterdam), WCF2104 (Xian), the FSRoundtable FinTech Ideas Festival (San Francisco) and the AAID and AID Institute. He has organized numerous international IT related conferences including the WCIT2010 where he was the program director. He is a regular speaker and chair at international IT events and has spoken in Australia, China, Europe, South Korea and the United States. He has an MSc from Delft University.