Adrian (Aad) Offerman Switch to Dutch

Adrian Offerman has been working as a specialist journalist, technology writer, New Media and Open Source specialist, editor-in-chief, magazine maker, columnist, and portal/app developer in the Dutch IT market for over twenty years now, focusing on the intersection of technology, business and markets.

At this moment he is a contributing editor for Automatisering Gids and Tweakers.net, among others. He also works for the Joinup (formerly OSOR: Open Source Observatory and Repository), Open Government, and ePractice projects of the European Commission.

Next to his writing, Adrian is working as a consultant, engineer, and advisor. Nowadays he is involved in several technology communications projects on internet and networking technology, security, privacy, cryptography, Linux, and Open Source Software. And he often gives media training to scientists, professionals, and management teams.

He has a M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Delft University of Technology, where he specialized in Computer Architecture and Digital Technique. Furthermore, in 2010 he completed a M.Sc. degree in Psychology from Leiden University, where he specialized in cognitive psychology and clinical psychology. Currently, he follows online courses in all sorts of topics.