My research focuses on the design of emerging digital platforms and the role of Living Labs within that design process. I am furthermore working on projects within the context of Smart Cities, Privacy and User Innovation. I am the Research Coordinator at the Western Cape CoLab for eInclusion & Social Innovation based in Cape Town, South Africa.
I am a Phd student (joint Phd between VUB and University of the Western Cape, South Africa). I completed my M.Com in Information Systems in 2014 focusing on serious games. My undergraduate studies focused on International Politics, Industrial Psychology and Public Management. I have started numerous businesses and worked in higher education, management consulting, risk management and finance, as well as with various technology startups.