MSc Econometrics & Management Science (graduated 2006)
Minor Quantitative Logistics and Operational Research
Master's Thesis: Commercials and Measurements
BSc Econometrie & Besliskunde (completed 2004)
Bachelor's Thesis: Movie Scheduling
Scientific articles on research related to my thesis has appeared in Elsevier and other academic journals:
Eliashberg, J., Hegie, Q., Ho, J., Huisman, D., Miller, S.J., Swami, S., Weinberg, C.B., Wierenga, B.
International Journal of Research in Marketing
volume 26, issue 2, year 2009, pp. 75 - 88
Pre-launch Prediction of Market Performance for Short Lifecycle Products Using Online Community Data
Divakaran, P.K.P., Palmer, A., Sondergaard, H.A., Matkovskyy, R.
Journal of Interactive Marketing
volume 38, issue , year 2017, pp. 12 - 28
De Baak Management Traineeship (2007)
5× Intensive 2-day courses in Management Development, Learning Methods, Teamwork / Group Leadership, Communicating & Presenting and Professional Excellence
Welten Wft Basis Bedrijfsvoering C & Wft Consumptief Krediet C (2015-2016)
Compulsory certification on consumer finance and consumer loans for professionals active in the Dutch Banking & Financial Services industry
"Stay curious and never refuse to stop learning"
Proudly serving Dutch society since 1995 and as a Business Professional in the Netherlands since 2006.
Customer intelligence analyst in online marketing of financial products and services
Management by scientific research and operational improvement
Improving revenue/sales and minimizing risk/costs by factual analysis of big data and tool assisted automated decision support systems (specialization: Data Driven Customer Journey Analytics & Insights)
Also held positions in: corporate risk management, quantitative data analysis, assistant scientific research, dashboard / control panel programming, SEA/SEO expert, dating coaching, logistic services, computer game & web development, strategic marketing modelling
Small, mid-size and corporate clients industries: logistics services, building automation, real estate, mortgage / home financing, financial services, energy and utilities, art and culture, hardware sales, webshops / ecommerce, management services
Guest speaker and intern supervisor at colleges, universities and academic institutions (Erasmus University Rotterdam, Hogeschool INHOLLAND Rotterdam, Hogeschool Rotterdam, De Haagse Hogeschool, Platform voor Klantgericht Ondernemen, International Institute for Business Analysts)
Co-author of two educational books, writer of several academic columns and book reviewer
"Love your work!"
Visie Nederland – group of one hundred eleven (111) young professional leaders who shape the future of The Netherlands
ESE Alumni Association – group of senior positioned graduated academics with lots of grey - or no - hair (mentors)
RECNET / FAECTOR – econometric student association and young professional network
Inter Company Association (ICA) – company youth union of young professionals working at Dutch corporates (retired)
"In the end, it's the people that matter"
Dutch (native), English (good), German (intermediate)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Powerpoint, Exchange, OneNote, PowerBI), Microsoft Windows Server, Google Apps, Eclipse IDE, Paint(.NET), Inkscape, Adobe Premiere, MySQL Workbench, FileZilla FTP Client/Server
IBM CPLEX Optimizer, GAMS, EViews, SPSS, R, Python, SAS (CI Studio, Enterprise Guide, Enterprise Miner, Model Manager), Teradata SQL Databricks
SEA (Google AdWords, Microsoft BingAds, Facebook Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Google DoubleClick), SEO (Google Analytics, Adobe Marketing Cloud (Omniture), Google Webmastertools and proprietary custom made tools), OAuth 2.0
C#/.NET, SAP, MicroStrategy & other BI-software solutions
NEMO Science Museum (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) – school children supervisor
Plaswijckpark (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) – school children supervisor
Qredits Microfinancing Netherlands – business coach
Het Spoorwegmuseum (Utrecht, The Netherlands) – school children supervisor
Space Expo (Noordwijk, The Netherlands) – school children supervisor
Happy Station (Breda, The Netherlands) – assistant
Krav Maga (Israeli Self Defense System)
Coaching & Hypnosis
Theatre & Arts (e.g. 'Burlesque in Bird' amateur drama production)
Filming / movie production & watching documentaries
(not all at the same time, though)