Big data pioneer Daan Gerits joins Design is Dead

Big data pioneer Daan Gerits joins Design is Dead

Daan Gerits, one of Belgium’s leading data experts joins the agile Design is Dead team. The data science and engineering guru stood at the cradle of the Belgian bigdata.be community and managed a string of successful data initiatives worldwide, for organisations like McKinsey Healthcare, Telenet, Voxbone, and VRT. He is also a respected teacher and evangelist of the value and power of data-oriented thinking and action.

Design is Dead’s MD Jeroen Huys:

Daan is a perfect addition to our team. His strong conceptual thinking and his do-mentality 100% match our DNA. He will help our clients’ data teams deliver more business value out of data, giving them an extra competitive advantage.

Data Daan

With Daan Gerits’ arrival, Design is Dead strengthens its power to bring disruptive answers for even the most data intensive challenges. The ‘Agile Guides in Digital Journeys’ will leverage Data Daan’s expertise, to go beyond dashboards and analytics and inject rich data insights to better manage predictive maintenance, tasks and business optimization processes.

Real-time economy

The team of Design is Dead has a solid track record in digital experience platforms, enterprise integration and self-service portals. The added value in data platforms further completes its technology stack, allowing their customers to achieve business agility and be ready for the real-time economy.

The next level

Kris Barnhoorn, Technology Director at Design is Dead adds:

Safe to say we are excited to have Daan on board. We share a vision on how data platforms are evolving. Together we will bring our data initiatives to the next level, guiding our clients in embracing big and real-time-ready data.’

Daan Gerits concludes:

‘I immediately felt at home in this dynamic tribe. Their positive solution-oriented energy works contagious, you feel it in every interaction. I can't express how proud I am to call myself part of this team. And I really look forward to boldly go where no DID'er has gone before; to data and beyond.’

Want to know how Daan can help you with your data? Contact Daan!

Daan Gerits
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