My career

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Head of Software Development at Coolblue

2014 - present, Currently I work at Coolblue, one of the biggest online retailers of the Benelux and the fastest growing company in this industry where I am responsible for software development. At the moment we are with 27 scrum teams. These teams work on our E-commerce platform, on our backoffice systems, on the infrastructure needed to run these platforms and our workplaces and since we value data analysis a lot at Coolblue we have quite some teams working on Business Intelligence. logo

Independent Management Coach

2005 - present, Besides my day-time job I am a part-time management coach. At Coolblue, but also in my former jobs at KPN and TomTom I have learned a lot about changing and scaling organisations, about both server-side and embedded software, quality assurance, DevOps, distributed teams and (Cloud)infrastructure. In May 2016 I was named one of the 50 Most Inspiring Women in Tech in the Netherlands.
I love to share my knowledge, to help and to learn. Please take a look at my the coachings section of this website when you are interested.

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EVP Software Engineering at CCS

2011 - 2013, In 2011 I worked for the company CCS. I was a member of the board and responsible for Software Engineering in the Netherlands and India. We made the software product Level 7 for the Insurance Industry.

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VP Software Engineering

2007 - 2011, In 2007 I joined TomTom Navigation Systems as a VP Software Engineering. At that time, TomTom was rapidly accelerating its growth, as was my team. Our biggest challenge was meeting the deadlines for delivering the embedded software. I am proud to say that we succeeded in that! In 2009 we delivered all our 10 software projects in time without having quality problems. My team at TomTom had 20 different nationalities. Most of them were based in Amsterdam, part of the team was situated in Taiwan, China and India.

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Management Trainee and IT Manager at KPN

1997 - 2007, After studying at the Delft University of Technology, I started working for Royal Dutch Telecommunications (KPN). As a management trainee I was given the opportunity to grow as an IT manager, including managing 250+ teams. In 2005 I managed my first outsourced software team in India.

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Student at the Technical University of Delft

1990 - 1997, Industrial Design Engineering.
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