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CIO Albert Heijn, Gall&Gall, Etos
Gerhard is our CIO. His belief is that every organization can be dramatically improved if People work together, by applying a modern Company Operating Model with extreme focus on the Customer, Innovation and Ecosystem the Company is in. That is his mission at Albert Heijn Technology.
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Flutter Lead AH Compact
First and foremost, I’m a husband and father of Mr. 9, Ms. 11 and Ms. 13. Secondly, I’m an enthusiastic Flutter developer and a real team player. I started as an enterprise Java developer in the 90s but switched to Android development in 2010. Loved Android so much that I founded The Dutch Android User Group in 2011 (currently 1361 members).
Early 2020 I jumped on the opportunity to work on a Flutter project at Albert Heijn and again loved that so much that I founded the Flutter Netherlands meetup group (currently 318 member). In my spare time I like fishing, playing the piano & guitar, watch movies and TV series.
Fun Fact: I do not hold back in a Karaoke bar!
Sr. Manager Experimentation & Data Privacy
I’m Roel, 36 years old and am working with Albert Heijn for the past 5,5 years. Before joining AH I worked extensively as a consultant on data analytics and experimentation projects.
Fun fact: I started out studying on the Willem de Kooning academy and still believe that working with data is as much art as it is science.
Product Owner SRE - Digital Development at Albert Heijn
Once an engineer, always an engineer.
Love innovative technology and use these to build awesome technology.
Fun fact: once I killed production with the historical sentence: Rotate
Machine learning engineer
I’m a data scientist gone software engineering, combining the best of both worlds. When I’m not writing code, I love to work out and play videogames.
Fun fact: unfortunately, too often I dream about lines of code. Luckily, once in a while I find the solution while sleeping.
Senior Legal Counsel Privacy
Data privacy specialist with broad experience in applying data protection law to ad-tech and direct marketing, CRM-systems and customer loyalty programs, big data analytics, and IT-contracting and implementation.
Fun fact: Was known to walk around HQ with full kitesurf equipment.
Just like AH grapefruit I am a fresh import from South Africa. Until March I lived in Johannesburg where I had worked for ten years in different quantitative roles. I now live in Den Haag.
Fun fact: coffee is a priority - when I flew into Schiphol one of my bags had an 18kg coffee grinder in it.
Fun fact: finalist of Mario Kart tournament 201.
Consultant in data & AI
Pim is a data science lead within Albert Heijn, and currently heads the team that is engineering our new Personalized Offer recommendations. Previously Pim was at bol.com where he built the Relevance product group that applies machine learning and experimentation in domains such as recommendations, personalisation and streaming data.
Fun fact: A girl once travelled from the Philippines to ask me out on a date (it was creepy and I said no)
Integration Consultant at Devoteam
Dajana is an Integration Consultant with broad experience gained working across multiple continents. She holds a MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering. She is relying on her strong work ethic, resourcefulness, laser-focus and diverse skills to propel her forward in her carreer.
As a natural leader, she easily develops strong relationships with the clients and colleagues.
She is a dedicated and motivated consultant that takes the initiative and solves problems. Her experience and interest lie in designing and implementing complex solutions. Feels most comfortable working in the challenging and complex environments, where she can contribute to the complete stack of the solution. Floating between business and IT is what she enjoys the most. Working hard to become an Integration/Domain Architect.
Fun fact: Bringing myself in embarrassing situations by confusing Dutch words (please, don’t ask).
Product Owner mobile
My name is Timo. I live in Westzaan across HQ together with Britta and my daughter Jalou. Like to play in the waves with my kite, explore the mountains with a snowboard or mountainbike or play a good game of tennis. Currently I’m Product Owner on digital products where I started two years ago. My first project at AH team Ronin on Web. I switched some months later to the Blue Devils to work on the Belgium Appie and I started this year with Albert Heijn Compact.
Fun fact: If I drive somewhere, I never take the same route back.
Head of User Experience
Experienced Head Of Design with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Skilled in Search EngineOptimization (SEO), Photography, Graphics, User Experience (UX), and Logo Design. Strong arts and design professional with a Graphic Design Honours focused in Graphic Design, Media Design from University of Lincoln.
Fun fact: born on April fools day.
SEO Specialist bij Albert Heijn
I’m Mattie, live in Amsterdam, recognizable by my enthusiasm, my drive and my team spirit. I really like to research customer needs and behavior and act on it. That is why I started my career in SEO.
Fun fact: I’m chaotic, but well organized;).
I studied IT in Amsterdam and worked as a Data Engineer for the last (almost) 3 years. Next to work I like to paint!
Fun fact: I bought an electric scooter to go to the office, but never had to use it to actually go to the office.
Head of Data Technologies and R&D (Data Diff Platform)
Bringing a unique blend of extensive technical expertise with leadership experience. Experienced in leading organisational change through data including successful commercialization of data products. Worked with over 100 projects in over 25 countries across multiple hierarchies and industries
Fun fact: Once upon a time… Professional Fitness Athlete