A little more about me
Born in Eeklo, Belgium
Started playing with my first computer, a Sinclair ZX Spectrum
Got a Tandy 1000 and started writing my own MS-DOS batch scripts on those large 5 1/4-inch floppy disks
Started helping my dad, who had a computer shop, with installing and configuring pc's for clients and creating custom MS-DOS menu systems for users
Studied Latin-Mathematics at Sint-Lievenscollege, Ghent
Created my first website
Studied Informatics at University Ghent
Started working at Infoserve IT Resourcing as a consultant but quickly became the internal developer responsible for making applications and websites using Lotus Notes/Domino
Started working at RACKBOOST as a server engineer installing and configuring Windows and Linux servers, setting up and maintaining IP networks, and developing custom web based software solutions for clients in PHP and MySQL
2010 - 2015
As Lead developer at The Minute, it was my responsibility to analyse and deliver software solutions that meet the high standards required by modern web applications.
It was my personal goal to deliver readable, well documented, testable and reusable software components for every project I engaged in.
Awarded as Belgium's first ever Google Developer Expert in Web Technologies
2016 - 2018
2018 - Present
Freelance frontend architect working as a Principle Engineer @Showpad.