I'm a software engineering manager in Arlington, Virginia. I love technology and working with people to build great software.
I started my career as a Java software developer and I've been managing software teams since 2004.
I grew up in the Netherlands and immigrated to the United States eight years ago for work and adventure. I'm married to Sasha and we have three children: Nora, Leo and Adrian.
My blog has been around since 2001; I use it to stay in touch with friends and family and occasionally write about technology. Here is a selection of those technology oriented articles: