Urban and media technologist


I'm working as Director of the Foundation For Public Code to grow the Open Source ecosystem for cities


2019—Chief Executive Foundation for Public Code.

2017—2019Co-founder, Director at Vurb.Agency. As Open Source development manager to EU SCORE partnership and consortium of collaborating cities.

2015—2017Founder, Managing Director: New Atoms.

2013—2015Editorial Consultant, Designer, Programmer, Producer: BBC News.

2012—2013Partner, Consultant: Non-Fiction, Office for Cultural Innovation.

2009—2012Programme maker new audiences: national dutch broadcaster VPRO.

2006—2009Founder: Denkstof, small digital and events consultancy.


1988Born in Amsterdam.

A short selection of notable past larger projects:


Skill Software Technology

I dream this shit, know everything there is to know about it

— 404, There is nothing here, I am not fluent in anything, instead I try to focus on learning a lot of skills and how they connect —

No problem, I understand this to a pretty okay degree and feel confident using it

  1. Agile
  2. Concept development
  3. Content strategy
  4. CSS3
  5. Continuous Integration
  6. Designing
  7. Firebase
  8. GIT
  9. GitHub
  10. HTML5
  11. Using Helvetica
  12. Invision
  13. JavaScript
  14. LEAN
  15. Leading a team
  16. Polymer
  17. Project Management
  18. Product Management
  19. Public Speaking
  20. Scrum
  21. Sketch
  22. Team Building
  23. Web Design
  24. Web Components
  25. Writing