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Principle Agile Coach at Xebia
Hilversum, 1213 TL
Full-time agile trainer and coach of mid-sizes and large commercial organizations (top 5 banks, insurance companies, software companies). Co-trained dozens of time with Jeff Sutherland, Arlen Bankston, Simon Roberts, Petra Skapa, and Joseph Perline.
Founder at AardRock
Vianen, 4133 DJ
April 2004-January 2011
Applied Agile mindset, values, principles and patterns not only to field of software development and IT, but also to other fields like organization, communities. Led a number of software development projects with students from Utrecht University. Facilitated many meetings using a wider range of work forms like the ones described in Agile Retrospectives. Adopted practices from the Art of Hosting (Open Space Technology, Large Scale Interventions, Whole Systems Change).
CEO at Aduna
February 2003-March 2004
Brought a 14 people semantic web technology company to the market. Introduced agile being and working from day one.
Practice Leader at Sun Microsystems
January 1999-January 2003
Manager Sun Java Center, leading a 20+ team of experts on networking, operating system, architecture, Java technology, architecture, and distributed computing in enterprise and mission critical environments. Introduced agile being and practices in each and every project. Co-founded the XP-NL User Group.
Java Ambassador at Sun Microsystems
January 1995-December 1998
Facilitated the landing of Sun's Java technology in the Dutch market. Linking pin between Java Product Engineering and Technology Marketing in the US and the local Dutch market, especially enterprise customers. Helped large banks, insurance companies, telcos as well as SMEs to correctly adopt en use the Java platform. Included agile principles and practices. Key focus area was software architecture. Pioneered ‘XUP’, the fusion of RUP and XP, both internally at Sun as well as with customers. Heavily involved with many lean startups, especially those embracing the agile mindset and applying the values, principles and patterns listed in XP Explained by Kent Beck. Co-founded XP-NL—Dutch XP Interest Group.
Multimedia Ambassador at Sun Microsystems
February 1991-December 1994
Technology Ambassador for User Experience, Computer-Human Interaction, Graphics, Multimedia. Connecting US-based Product Engineering and Technology Marketing to the Dutch Market.
Senior Consultant & Trainer at West Consulting
April 1988-December 1990
Consulting and trainer in the area of complex, and very demanding and business-critical IT systems based on UNIX and Open Source.
System Designer & Developer at RIVM
October 1986-March 1988
Reengineered PLACES from VMS to UNIX (System V Release 4) using a blend of C language programs, sh(1), awk(1), sed(1) and nroff(1). PLACES is a Pathology Lexicon, Acquisition, Correlation and Evaluation System originally developed by an English company on VMS. Advised the Head of Computer Department on the IT strategy for RIVM. Investigated and defined RIVM's Information Planning and acted as Project Advisor for one of the Head Sectors of RIVM.
System Analyst & Developer at Nixdorf Computer
July 1985-September 1986
Added new functionality to an Office Suite using the C language for both UNIX and DOS platforms. Improved overall quality, reliability, maintainability and stability of this Office Suite, originally developed by Quadraton, USA. Designed and implemented a source code versioning and configuration management system, supporting the Office Suite development life cycle. UNIX System Administration and Management for Nixdorf's Targon 31 and 35 UNIX systems. Trained colleagues on UNIX, the C language, and software quality, emphasizing portability.
System Programmer at Philips Data Systems
August 1984-June 1985
Joined the MPX (Multi Processor Unix) kernel team, designing and developing the first multi-processor object oriented UNIX system. The P9000 Project. Designed and implemented the file and name server using the C language. Set up the source code management and configuration system exploiting the make(1) utility. Performed system administration and management of the UNIX System V systems. MPX is what we now know as Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, HP-UX.
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