About me

I'm an experienced Product Owner and System Engineer, specialised in KVM and audiovisual solutions. I have a solid background in audiovisual design, engineering and broadcast media. I'm security-aware and comfortable working in critical environments. As a former teacher of audiovisual technology, I can transfer technical content to any level. I am a strong communicator with a high degree of integrity.

Employment history

Product Owner ATMS (Air Traffic Management Systems)
Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland, May 2020 — Present

  • Applied the Agile methodology to ATMS teams.
  • Oversaw product deployments from vision and creation to rollout and delivery.
  • Liaised with product and development teams to help break down requirements.
  • Owned and prioritized product backlog.
  • Broke project into epics and implementable user stories.
  • Allocated and approved team resource usage.
  • Provided an active role in mitigating impediments.
  • Managed stakeholder expectations.
  • Prepared a variety of reports to inform the Management Team.

Senior Product Engineer ATMS (Air Traffic Management Systems)
Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland, April 2019 — Present

  • Designed, delivered and maintained critical KVM infrastructure.
  • Identified KVM hardware and related system issues.
  • Performing troubleshooting techniques for remediation.
  • Worked with industrial designers to conceptualize and refine product concepts.
  • Communicated with vendors and key suppliers to select system components.
  • Directed, mentored and monitored support engineers and maintenance personnel.

System Engineer sector MDC
Politie Nederland, 2017 – 2019

  • Co-designed a nationwide streaming solution for camera feed distribution.
  • Assisted in the local implementation of the (multicast) streaming solution.
  • Assisted in the network design of the (multicast) streaming solution.
  • Upgraded the IPTV system in use at the Maastricht Police Station.

Senior Technical Support Engineer
Intronics, 2014 – 2019

  • Managed the Benelux support team.
  • Represented brands: IHSE, Adder, Raritan, Exterity, Epiphan, TV One, Atlona, Opticis.
  • Implemented support workflows using Zendesk software.
  • Created system designs and developed proof of concepts.
  • Managed all product-related technical issues.
  • Provided training and provided demos to system integrators and end-users.
  • Maintained the test lab, including workstations, servers and network equipment.

Executive Producer
Maurice Steenbergen Productions, 2007 - 2014

  • Produced music, music videos, documentaries and corporate films.
  • Created 100+ music videos for major labels: Universal, Sony, EMI, Warner Music and many independent labels: Kontor, Cloud9, Armada, CNR.
  • Winner of the "Buma Award" for Best Music video (2011).
  • Producer and Director of the "Oldschool Renegades" documentary (TopNotch/Universal Music) about the rise of the rave scene in the early '90s. Featuring The Prodigy, Moby, Franky Bones, Ya Kid K, Joey Beltram, and many others.
  • Official selection for international film festivals: CPH:DOX, (Copenhagen), Beat Film Festival (Moscow), Planete Doc (Warsaw), Rokkumenti (Finland), Noordelijk Filmfestival (Groningen), ADE (Amsterdam).

Technical Support Engineer
Mafico, 2006 - 2007

  • Responsible for all technical support for retailers and end-users.
  • Tested defective equipment.
  • Managed the RMA process.
  • Managed external repair services.
  • Beta tested new firmware and drivers.
  • Demonstrated hardware and software at shops and trade shows.
  • Represented brands: M-Audio, RØDE and Bryston.

Instructor of Audiovisual Technology
Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam, 2003 - 2006

  • Responsible for developing and hosting both theoretical and practical lessons.
  • Subjects included audio engineering, video post-production and DVD authoring.
  • Software thaught: Digidesign Pro Tools, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Encore, Sony Soundforge.

TV/Radio Commercial Producer, 2001 - 2003

  • Responsible for the creation of radio and television commercials.
  • Communicated with clients and the various media, including SBS6, RTL4, MTV, and TMF.
  • Checked produced content for broadcast standards.
  • Created broadcast masters utilizing Sony Digital Betacam and monitoring equipment.
  • Evaluated the success rate of the commercials, optimizing them where needed.
  • Planned commercials in cooperation with the media buyers and marketing department.
  • Maintained the studio and computer systems (Windows, Silicon Graphics).

Art Editor PC Gamer Magazine
Future Publishing Ltd, 2000 - 2001

  • Responsible for the graphic design of PC Gamer Magazine.
  • Supported the design of Future Music Magazine.
  • Managed the design department, including freelancers.
  • Produced high-quality glossy magazines within deadline and budget.
  • Performed administrative tasks.
  • Communicated with the editors.
  • MaintainedFuture Publishing's quality standards.
  • Created and maintained internal design workflows.
  • Maintened workstations, servers and network equipment (Mac, Windows).

Radio Show Producer
Veronica FM, 1999 - 2001

  • Created a weekly radio show: "The Hitmix", hosted by Gijs Staverman.
  • Responsible for music selection, mixing techniques and strategic placement of jingles.
  • Delivered broadcast masters, accompanied by tracklists for the voice over session.
  • Produced and mixed the annual Hitmix in 1999 and 2000.

Senior Creative Designer
Hollywood Music Hall, 1998 - 2000

  • Responsible for all advertising and printed media.
  • Designed flyers, magazines and merchandise.
  • Maintained relationships with print shops and manufacturers of merchandise.
  • Managed daily operations of the creative team.
  • Trained interns.
  • Assisted the event promotors and the management team.
  • Created and maintained the website.
  • Maintained workstations, servers and the local network.

Senior Creative Designer
Mid-town Records, 1993 - 1998

  • Responsible for all media-related tasks of the holding and its companies.
  • Managed the creative team.
  • Trained interns.
  • Designed CD and 12-inch covers, advertisements and merchandise.
  • Produced music for the labels (Rotterdam Records, Jump Records).
  • Edited and mastered audio CDs.
  • Developed and created advertising campaigns for releases.
  • Created radio and TV commercials for releases.
  • Produced, directed and edited music videos.
  • Operated camera equipment, editing workstations and animation computers.
  • Checked finished content for broadcast standards.
  • Maintained relationships with media outlets and magazines.
  • Developed and maintained websites.
  • Maintained the video studio and music recording studios.

Graphic Designer
Sijthoff Pers, 1991 - 1993

  • Graphic design of newspapers and advertisements.

Licenses & Certifications

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO-1), August 2021

Atlassian Jira User Training
Valiantis, November 2020

Cyber Security in ATM (SEC-CYBER-INTRO)
Eurocontrol, October 2020

ATSEP Basic (Air Traffic Safety Electronics Personnel)
NATS, June 2020

iCAS (iTEC-based Centre Automation System)
Indra, December 2019

Eurocontrol, August 2019

Eurocontrol, August 2019

OSCP (completed course without certificate)
Offensive Security, 2018

Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security
University of Adelaide, 2016


Audio Engineering
SAE (School of Audio Engineering), 2002 - 2003

Graphic Design
Rotterdamse Grafische School, 1989 - 1991

Ring van Putten, 1986 - 1989