Since 1998 together with a business associate, owner and Chief Executive Officer of Televic Group. In 2020 an investment company joined as a third minority shareholder. Televic develops and makes communication systems for a number of niche markets, such as nurse-call systems, conference and simultaneous interpretation systems, passenger informations systems for the Rail market and software solutions for the education market.
He is also Honorary President of Chamber of Commerce West-Flanders; Member of the board of VOKA Flanders; Member of the board of IMEC vzw; Member of the scientific advisory board of IMEC vzw; Member of the board of University Leuven (KUL); Honorary President of the KULAK (university leuven, campus Kortrijk), and since 2020 elected President of VIVES university college, Kortrijk.
Lieven Danneels is a Civil Engineer (KU Leuven) and obtained postgraduates in Financial Management (Vlekho) and Business Administration (KU Leuven).