Together with Maarten Wegdam, I am managing partner of InnoValor. Starting as a small spin-off of the research institute Novay, we have grown InnoValor to a great group of people. Our knowledge is key, but even more so are our experts. We continuously spot new trends and, together with our customers, translate them into opportunities for organisations.
Over the past 25 years, I have worked as an advisor, inspirator and researcher in the field of innovation, ICT, e-business, business architecture and innovation policy. I give advice, teach and write on these topics. Over the years, over 70 publications of my hand have appeared in magazines and newspapers. I'm proud to have played a role in the development of ArchiMate, MijnOverheid and Digital We. In addition, I regularly speak at conferences and events about ICT and service innovation.
From 2010 to 2011, I was part of the Expert Panel on Service Innovation in the EU, which advised the European Commission on its services innovation policy. An extremely exciting period that gave me a great deal of insight into policy and strategy in Europe and the individual Member States.
Currently I am a board member of MyData Global, an association whos goal it is to empower individuals with their personal data, thus helping them and their communities develop knowledge, make informed decisions, and interact more consciously and efficiently with each other as well as with organisations. This board membership is temporary, preparing board elections in Novermber 2018.
Returning theme in my work and publications is the link between digital strategy to implementation: How do I get from business model to the right processes or the right enterprise architecture? What do social media mean for my organization? And how do I realise the right degree of flexibility in my organization? Together with organizations, we start a digital discovery.
In addition to advice and research, I facilitate workshops on IT trends, business models, strategy or new developments. From our experience of open innovation, I regularly facilitate sessions in which different interests should be brought together, respecting everyone's position.
Interested in a dialogue on digital innovation? Let's get together!