Ad has worked in the IT-industry since 1987. He has always combined theory with practice.
As an IT-architect he is involved in projects from the beginning to end.
The fact that besides his work as an architect he also develops software has lead tot a practical view on how to effectively apply IT.
Started as an information analist and programmer with Philips, he then started working in the government sector.
He is one of the authors of "GEMMA", the reference architecture for Dutch local government agencies.
In accordance to that architecture, he developped a number of software applications that are used in different Dutch cities.
In 2014 he founded his omw company: AG4IT.
The goal is to deliver software in conformity with the motto: "minimum complexity, maximum functionality".
Ad has developed software for more than 25 years, mainly with the use of Microsoft technology like MsAccess, SqlServer and Asp.Net.
He is convinced that nowadays the cloud is the platform to focus on.
Microsoft Azure is and will be one of the leading platforms in the near future.