Born in ’76 and raised with Commodore PC 10, GW Basic and table tennis, I’m educated in Information & Communication technology and experienced in the Microsoft technology stack, started as a Visual Basic and Microsoft .NET developer in the web content and service integration domain. Donald changed his career in 2007 from .NET / SOA to SharePoint.. Back in 2009 he became one of the first Microsoft Certified Masters for SharePoint (MCM) in the world and is now in his daily job, Head of Microsoft for Capgemini Netherlands.
In his role, Donald leads the Microsoft practice and focusses on the vision and strategy of Microsoft technology in general. With more than 15 years of experience in digital projects and international experience with public facing websites, e-commerce, service-oriented architecture, intranets, document management, Information architecture and cloud. Donald likes to share his knowledge and findings in the community and has been the programme chair for the European SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure Conference in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020.