Curriculum Vitae - (work) experience, education & interests

Personal data

Name:
drs. Björn Hermans
E-mail:
bjorn@hermans.org
 

Work experience

2010 - now:

Owner of Durf te improviseren! in Utrecht:

  1. Providing improvisation-based workshops and trainings;
  2. Creating and performing improvised theatre;
2016 - now:

Functional Application Manager at Youké in Zeist;

2012 - 2016:

Functional Application Manager at bol.com in Utrecht;

2007 - 2012:

Java Developer Front-End at bol.com in Utrecht;

2005 - 2007:

Senior Software Engineer at Be Value in Utrecht:

2003 - 2005:

Internet Software Engineer at Mirabeau in Amsterdam:

2003:

Software Developer Perl at Nedstat in Amsterdam:

2001 - 2003:

Senior Internet Developer at E-cube in Nijmegen:

2000 - 2001:

Software Developer at Semergy in Nieuwegein. Semergy was an Internet start-up active in the fields of Semantic Classification, Information Retrieval, (Web) Crawling and Knowledge Management;

1996 - 2000:

Information Filtering Consultant at Cap Gemini in Utrecht:

 

Education

1996 - 2000:

Cap Gemini Opleidingen:

Various courses, including Facilitating Workshops, Java, and Presentation Techniques.

1991 - 1996:

University of Tilburg:

Studied Language and Literature Studies, where I graduated in the degree programme Language & Artificial Intelligence. Additional courses were attended in such areas as computer operating systems, computer networks and information policies.
The subject of my end thesis were the present and future possibilities of Intelligent Software Agents. This thesis was published in the March '97 issue of the First Monday journal.
In 1998, I have written a follow-up paper to my end thesis entitled Desperately Seeking: Helping Hands and Human Touch.

 

Personal interests

 

I like to enjoy the culinary side of life, to go to the movies or the theatre, to make photographs, play board games, and to play theatresports.