About Me

I am an entrepreneurial, strategically and future-oriented person with an international focus. My interests include:

  • Smart Cities
  • Innovation strategies
  • Digital Transformation
  • Internet of Things
  • Big Data & Open Data
  • Mobile technologies

Work experience

04/2017 - Now
Projectleader Business Development
  • Analysing the IT-landscape and providing strategic recommendations to position RMC as a Mobility-as-a-Service provider.
  • Coordinating multiple IT-related projects to enable the transition to a fleet of electric vehicles and to develop the charging infrastructure.
  • Collaborating with multiple software suppliers to optimise the software installations.
05/2016 - 10/2016
Intern
  • Analysing the business opportunities of expanding the existing Internet of Things platform Sentilo to new markets. More info: http://www.thingtia.cloud.
  • Developing the website and presentations for the management team.
02/2011 - Now
Support & Development Team Member
  • Providing support to the users of the platform by answering questions and problem solving.
  • Communicating between end-users and developers through Github, blogs, forums, and social media.
  • Contributing to the technological development of e107.
OSProvider
2008 - 2013
Founder
  • Offering of webhosting services, advising on and supporting the development of websites and the application of modern website technologies.

Education

  • 2016 2015

    Msc. IT & Strategic Management

    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Barcelona School of Management, Spain

    Focus on aligning IT and Business through trend analysis, case studies, a curricular internship and numerous contact opportunities with the business world such as company and congress visits. Master thesis on the differences between Barcelona and Amsterdam in their approach to Smart Cities and its effect on the ability to upscale smart city pilot projects.

  • 2015 2014

    Msc. International Management

    Radboud University, the Netherlands

    Specialisation in International Management and Strategy. Extensive attention paid to quantitative and quality research methods. Master thesis on the effect of R&D collaboration with suppliers on product innovation in the manufacturing industry.

  • 2014 2010

    Bsc. Business Administration

    Radboud University, the Netherlands

  • 2010 2004

    International Baccalaureate in “English A2 Higher Level (HL)”

    Bilingual secondary education.

Certifications

  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM I)

Languages

Dutch
Native speaker
English
Bilingual (C2)
Spanish
Intermediate (B1)

Webdevelopment skills

HTML(5) & CSS(3)
PHP (MVC & OOP)
e107 CMS
Beginner
Proficient
Expert
Master

IT Interests

Smart Cities
Mobile Technology
Internet of Things
Big Data
IT Strategy
Collaborative Economy
Digital Transformations
Open Source Projects

Other Interests

Digital Photography
Exploring cities
Nature
Surfing
Cooking
TV Shows

Thesis on Smart City Strategy & Upscaling

thesis cover