Category Archives: Community

Pictures of Heliview’s 2018 IAM Congress

Last week, I was at Heliview’s 2018 IAM Congress in Nieuwegein, the Netherlands. My employer offered a booth, besides many great names like Okta, One Identity, Bomgar, Thycotic and CyberArk. As a Microsoft Cloud-focused Systems Integrator (SI), we were in a good spot to tell attendees how to leverage their identity and access management, using […]


I’m speaking at Techorama Belgium 2018

I’m back at Techorama Belgium! I’m proud to announce that, just like last year, I’m presenting at Belgium’s biggest Microsoft IT professional and developer conference.   About Techorama Techorama Belgium is a yearly international technology conference that takes place at Kinepolis Metropolis Antwerp. Techorama welcomes about 1500 attendees, a healthy mix between developers, IT Professionals, […]


Best Practices for Pulling Identities Together with Redmond Magazine

On Wednesday May 2nd, I featured in a webcast from the editors of Redmond Magazine. This webcast, sponsored by Okta, is now available on demand. Best Practices for Pulling Identities Together: What Enterprises Are Doing Now to Stay Secure In this editorial webcast, Lafe Low from Redmond Magazine, Daniel Lu from Okta and I walk […]


I’m speaking at the 2018 Heliview IAM Congress

On May 17, 2017, Heliview Congresses and Training organizes an Identity and Access Management Congress. I’m delivering a 25-minute session on the password-less future, using Microsoft technologies.   About Heliview Congresses and Training Heliview Congresses and Training Dutch offers managers and senior specialists a stage to share and consume knowledge in their field of expertise. […]


Pictures of Meetup 47

Yesterday, I presented on devices in the context of Azure Active Directory for the Dutch Azure User Group ( at Centric’s headquarters in Gouda, the Netherlands. After working hours, we gathered at the dinner buffet, consisting of Chinese food from Restaurant Hong Kong. Straight after I arrived, I hooked up my device and showed the […]


I’m speaking at 47

On Thursday evening April 19, 2018 I’ll deliver a 55-minute presentation for the Dutch Windows Azure User Group (WAZUG) on Azure Active Directory device management. About The Dutch Windows Azure User Group (WAZUG) was founded in 2010 by a group of enthusiasts to inform and inspire developers, architects and consultants for Microsoft’s cloud application […]


Pictures of the 2018 Amsterdam Microsoft Tech Summit last week

Last Wednesday and Thursday, Microsoft organized a Tech Summit event in the Amsterdam RAI. I was invited as a booth expert and a speaker. As one of the last Tech Summit events in a long row of events, my experience with the organization for the Tech Summit was top notch. It started on Tuesday already. […]


I’m speaking at the Amsterdam Microsoft Tech Summit

As part of a global series of events, on Wednesday March 28 and Thursday March 30, Microsoft hosts the Tech Summit in the Amsterdam RAI. Since, from a global point of view, this event takes place in my backyard, I’ll be there as an Ask the Expert, together with many of my Dutch MVP peers. […]


I am a 2018 Veeam Vanguard

This morning, I received an e-mail from Rick Vanover from Veeam congratulating me with being selected for the 2018 Veeam Vanguard Program by the Veeam Vanguard team. For me, it means I successfully renewed my previous 2 Veeam Vanguard Awards, dating back to 2016. I still remain one of the three Dutch Veeam Vanguards, together […]


Pictures of NIC Future Edition

Last week, Crayon organized the 7th Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NIC), labeled the Future Edition. Raymond Comvalius and I presented two sessions. In this blogpost I share our pictures and most memorable moments. On Thursday February 2, Raymond and I were scheduled for the early flight from Amsterdam Schiphol airport to Oslo Gardermoen airport. It meant […]