Rik has more than 15 years of experience in the IT domain and has built a rich leadership, management, consultancy, and academic track record. His core skill is to create and innovate while leading and growing high-performance teams. His main passion is helping organizations to survive in this digital era, i.e. help them to accelerate and improve by smartly leveraging new digital capabilities. He likes to challenge the status quo and has a strong vision and hands-on experience in many of the leading paradigms that constitute digital and organizational transformations (e.g. Agile, DevOps, Enterprise Architecture, Cloud, value management). He prefers to combine his passion for people, innovation, entrepreneurship, education, and IT and is always looking for challenging environments and inspiring people to work with.