I am a Senior Cloud Advisor in a global team of IBM Cloud experts. I am member of the IBM Academy of Technology and a council member of the IBM Benelux Technical Experts Council (TEC). I have 15+ years experience in IT, hold a Master of Science degree in IT Architecture, am The Open Group Distinguished Certified IT Architect and IBM Executive IT Architect.
Recently I was honored with the two most prestigious IBM awards, the personal award “Best of IBM” and team-award “Gerstner Award for Client Excellence”. See the complete listing of awards and honours at Awards & Achievements.
I’m a regular speaker at events such as CIO Summit, Cloud Architecture roundtables. For a full listing please see Lectures, Conferences & Events
I’m also a blogger with regular featured posts on Wired.com, TheAtlantic.com and ThoughtsonCloud.com, and the author of IBM® SmartCloud® Essentials (Packt Publishing). Here’s the complete list of Publications & Social Media.
My personal characteristics are:
- Trusted Advisor
- Optimistic with ‘can-do’ attitude
- Very strong analytical, yet pragmatic
- Result driven, with attention to detail
- Open and clear communicative