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:
- Taglayer: Software to personalise you website in minutes.
- Leadzilla: Lead prediction software.
- Airshaper: Online 3D tools & visualization.
- The Forge: Online innovation tools.
- Scrapr.co: Online scraping & data tools.
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
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
- Met the Pope, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Peter Thiel, and Elon Musk
- Visit every contintent in the world (including Antartica)
- Travel to Dubai, Tokyo, Rome, Peking, New York, Bahama's, a Safari
- Skydive (in Dubai)
- Life a month without complaining
- Save someones life
- Learn Chinese, Latin & Arabic
- Have an impact to at least 1 million peoples life.
- Learn to play an instrument
- 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 purpose
- Find the love of my life
- Admire & Inspire at least a 100 persons to start their own company & follow their dreams (currently: 5)
- Thank my parents (Alain & Marleen), my Brothers & Sister (William, Vincent & Karen) for the role they played in my life.