Timothy Verhaeghe

I am a 23-years old dropout, software engineer, entrepreneur, philosopher and (growth)hacker with expertise in scraping, big data, hacking, devops, personalisation, profiling, and machine learning. Currently, I am the CTO at Taglayer with a team of 16 talented persons, the CTO at Leadzilla.io with a team of 6 and technical advisor to several other startups.

Daily, my work is used by Suzuki, Euroconsumers (ex. Test-achat), the United Nations, Vivaldis interim, Dmlights, the Cronos group and more than 4 million persons around the world.

Want a chit-chat or want me on your next event as a speaker? Contact me at [email protected]

Coding projects (When I am working)

I've contributed to more than 100 codebases on Github. Here are my favorite projects:

Awards (When people adore me)

  • Member of Birdhouse 2017 - feb 2018
  • Student entrepreneur 2016 - 2017
  • Second place Uprise festival 2016
  • Member of the Jury at KdG and University of Antwerp 2016 - ...
  • Vitesse (most promising startup) 2015
  • Member of [email protected] 2015 - 2017

Bucketlist (What I want todo in life)

  • Start a company
  • Hire someone
  • Fire someone
  • Do a public speaking about my life
  • Find inner peace (my purpose of life)
  • Write a book
  • Become 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 99 and 100 years
  • Establish a village for refugees
  • Give an interview on television
  • Run a marathon
  • Learn ballroom dancing
  • Drink a hot chocolate with the Pope, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel, and Elon Musk
  • Visit every contintent in the world (including Antartica)
  • Travel to Dubai, Tokyo, SF, LA, Rome, Peking and NY
  • Skydive (in Dubai)
  • Live a month without complaining
  • Save someones life
  • Learn Chinese, Latin & Arabic
  • Have an impact to at least 1 million lifes.
  • Learn to play an instrument (ex. Piano)
  • Become Forbes 30 under 30 (already been nominated in the past)
  • Become Forbes person of the year
  • Become a billionaire & donate my wealth to a good cause
  • Find the love of my life
  • Admire & Inspire at least a 100 persons to start their own company (currently: 5)
  • Thank my parents (Alain & Marleen), my Brothers & Sister (William, Vincent & Karen) for the role they've played in my life.