Jeroen Gietema and Dion Kotteman
Jeroen Gietema is a leading project and programme manager, heading up large international ICT programs. With more than 30 years experience in financial, governmental, industrial and logistic organisations, he has in the last decade, built extensive know-how in Agile development of complex software solutions at scale.
After studying computer technique and business science, Jeroen worked for Volmac and Capgemini. With Capgemini, he worked as Project Manager and Deputy Area Quality Manager.
Jeroen is now co-owner and CEO of Cedira BV, a company that develops and provides WEB based solutions and management consulting services. Two solutions Cedira developed are Chef99.nl, an affiliate marketing platform, and ProSpondo, an assessment and impact analyses engine with advanced and unique analysis and reporting capabilities.
Dion Kotteman is a well-recognised and established speaker and advisor. As an independent executive strategist he advises many companies and organisations. Previously he was the Chief Information Officer of the Dutch Government. He now runs his own company.
His working history includes: general manager of the Dutch National Audit Authority, and executive in the banking world, mainly in IT and security. He has an extensive executive project management experience within several financial institutions. He is a non-executive member of the board of an insurance company.
He also worked for Interpol and Europol, was CIO of the Dutch Criminal Intelligence Service, and of the Dutch State Police. He acted as chairman of many Netherlands EU governmental delegations and projects on security and data exchange.
He holds an executive master of business administration of Nyenrode University, the Netherlands, and of the Wharton Business School, Pennsylvania University, USA. He publishes and lectures on the subject of project management and IT. His books are published in several European countries.