Exploring the art of the possible, accounting for commercial viability and leading technical efforts, all greatly benefit from entrepreneurial drive and passion for digital. I love to take part in conceptual thinking and developing strategy. I can provide the technical perspective and be an excellent collaborator for the business side of a project, company or new venture. I enjoy taking initiative, create new products & services and bringing such efforts to the point where they can easily be managed by either the team or a 'sustaining' manager.

I thrive in environments where I can use my ambition and energetic personality to make a visible impact. I prefer to be part of a team that shares my pragmatic and lean approach towards achieving goals and overcoming challenges. Within projects and organizations I tend to quickly identify inefficient processes and easily improve them to get teams and projects moving in the right direction.

As a natural-born leader, I assume responsibility naturally. Although technical skill and interest portray me as a ‘nerd’ (a title I wear proudly), I do also have great social skills. I easily work with people at all levels of an organization, and always show respect for others with modesty. In everything I do, I believe it is important to be upright, fair and honest.

I believe my passion and experience can benefit any company or project. If you feel the same, please get in touch with me. I will respond promptly.


Ambitious, Creative, Energetic, Pragmatic, Problem solver, Upright.
Myer-Briggs Type Indicator: ENTJ


Conceptual thinking, Initiating projects, Leadership, Strategy creation, Making things happen, Taking responsibility.


Open University of The Netherlands

2010 – 2011 BSc Dutch Law (introduction)

Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

2006 – 2007 MSc Business Information Management
2002 - 2006 BSc Business Administration

ISW Tiendweg / Westland College

1996 – 2002 High School - Pre-University Education


TOGAF 9 Certified
Expert in BPM 2 (OCEP 2)
UML Professional (OCUP 2)
Professional Scrum Master
Prince 2 Foundation

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Gabriël van der Kruijk
October 7th 1984
Dutch & English

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