Irene Salemink

Irene Salemink has been appointed as Director of the Business Register Department at Statistics Netherlands since 2012. After her master’s degree in Chemistry and a PhD in Biochemistry, she changed career and started in 2000 at Statistics Netherlands (SN). Her department works closely with the Chamber of Commerce and the Dutch Central Bank. Momentarily her biggest challenge lies in managing the design, development and implementation of a Logical Data Warehouse solution as part of the new SN Data strategy.

Majken Sander

Business analyst and solution architect at TimeXtender. She is wellknown in industry circle as an influential industry executive, international speaker, and accomplished data expert. Majken has worked in IT, management information, analytics, business intelligence, and data warehousing for more than 20 years.

Sam Wouters

Sam Wouters is a Blockchain Consultant. He has been learning everything about them for the past 4 years and has advised organisations across several industries on them. Sam works at Duval Union Consulting, where he helps organisations understand the impact of digital and transform their business. He helped write the Digital Transformation Book, sold in over 60 countries.

Cor Baars

After his studies in Digital Technology and Artificial Intelligence, drs. ing. Cor Baars has always remained active in the IT field, predominantly in the area of Enterprise Architecture. As co-founder of CIBIT Academy, he has been responsible for the academy’s Master of Science studies for more than 25 years. Furthermore, he has been involved in many different projects at more than 40 organisations as an advisor and Enterprise IT Architect.

Janani Dumbleton

Janani Dumbleton

Janani heads up the audience platform data teams, that manage the petabyte scale data warehouse and data lake, and deliver data products and services supporting personalisation, insights and innovation. She also manages the data governance and operational privacy teams, who promote and embed data management best practices, ensuring reliable and compliant data is made available for all digital products. Apart from managing and delivering these products and services, part of her role is also to explore innovative ways of applying technology and practical uses of the petabyte scale data repository for wider benefit across the BBC. Prior to the BBC, Janani has worked across multiple verticals assisting businesses with their unique, industry specific data requirements including digital transformation, master data management, data quality and data governance. She also regularly speaks at seminars, and authors blogs & white papers.

Mark de Visser

Mark de Visser

Mark worked as head of marketing at Borland in Amsterdam before he moved to Silicon Valley in 1993. In the United States he led the marketing activities of companies such as Borland, Red Hat, Zend Technologies, Sonatype, CFEngine, Saucelabs and Splice Machine. He is an authority and frequent speaker on software development tools, databases, open source and marketing automation.

Donald Farmer

Donald Farmer

Donald Farmer, principal of TreeHive Strategy, is an internationally-known advisor to analytics vendors, investors and enterprises. His career has ranged from fish-farming and archeology, to leading product teams at Microsoft and Qlik. Donald specializes in helping his clients to develop advanced strategies for analytics, innovation and design, especially taking advantage of new technologies and techniques.

Gert Vonck

Gert Vonck is momenteel werkzaam als zelfstandig business consultant, maar is beter bekend als de oprichter van Appfie.com. Appfie is een start-up gericht op de invoering en het gebruik van Low Code platformen binnen ondernemingen, en specifiek voor Microsoft PowerApps en Flow. Binnen Appfie is Gert, naast spreker en PowerApps trainer, ook dagelijks betrokken bij strategische oefeningen, de creatie van roadmaps en change management projecten binnen middelgrote tot grote ondernemingen.

Bert Meuris

Bert Meuris is a senior integration consultant at I8C (Integr8 Consulting) with 12 years of experience in IT. Throughout his entire career, Bert focused on integration in all aspects. He has substantial experience with Service Busses and worked with SoftwareAG webMethods, TIBCO BusinessWorks, and SAP PI/PO, among others. For the last couple of years, Bert has focused more on API’s and all aspects that come with it: from API design to API management (Axway API Management) and API governance.

Regine Dhaene

Regine Dhaene

Regine Dhaene, Practice Lead GDPR, Regine holds more than twenty years of experience in several sectors and has held various executive roles in her career. Among these are COO, business- and information architect, program- and project manager, business analyst, line manager and management consultant.