human, software developer, father of three, web citizen since 1996. Working with technology for 3 decades - always strives to improve.
Curious for almost anything and everything. Even more so, if it involves consciousness, science, web-technology or is for a common good. Highly sceptic about established rules that are derived from power or tradition instead of reason.
uses easy-to-use technology and human methods to allow for fast and easy iterating over ideas and concepts to see, what works and what not. Sticks with the best and improves from that on.
approaching problems from the base, disassembling every part that is involved in a certain topic. Then, get rid of everything that is not absolutely necessary to stay with only essentials and arrange them in the way, that just fits together.
as long, as this is possible: tries to be happy about things, while improving all the bad parts of something.
with all there is to it: sometimes feeling, sometimes logical. Questioning the status quo and see where it leads to.
practicing and cultivating a meditative state-of-mind, is present to every moment and acknowledges everything that is.
I maintained a variety of roles, including:
Chief Information Officer / Chief Technology Officer (CIO / CTO)
Typically these roles combine a lot of the roles below and are a culmination of my expertise in all of these fields.
building high-performance and scalable web applications using multi-tier technology with a small footprint, nonetheless. Combines all his experience in a minimalistic, yet powerful way to achieve high quality products that are maintainable, flexible and can be easily re-aligned to new business requirements.
open source developer
Open source contributor since he first stepped into the global network. With a passion for everything related to knowledge transfer and open data.
does research and monitors technological trends within the industry, opting for the most relevant and sustainable technologies ever since.
worked as a software developer for over a decade, focussed on web technologies. Eventually become a trainer to educate others.
eventually become startup tutor for several reasons. Primarily for working with motivated and talented people. Also for being able to deliver high-grade software with strong constraints in time and budget.
taking everything learned from startups into enterprise companies. Consulting teams and development departments to make use of latest technology, methods and patterns.
I was lucky enough to work with a lot of wonderful people and had the opportunity to companion them enough for a personal exchange. I am happy to connect to as many people as possible and get to know them, on a personal level.