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What we do

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Azure.Thursday

A group for all developers, consultants, architects and IT professionals who want to dive into for them unknown topics related to Azure. Azure Thursday are happening every first Thursday of the month and the format will be different every evening. From hand-on workshops to technical talks. A great place to dive into unknown Azure topics.

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Global AI Bootcamp

A free one-day event organized by local communities all over the world that are passionate about Artificial Intelligence on the Microsoft stack.

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DDD Netherlands

An inclusive non-profit conference for the Dutch software community. Our goal is to create an approachable event that appeals to the whole community, especially people who usually don’t have the opportunity to attend, or speak at, conferences.

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Who we are

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Henk Boelman 

Henk Boelman works as an Cloud Solutions Architect at Heroes in the Netherlands. He started out as a software developer in the late '90s and later moved on to the role of architect. He now guides organisations in their cloud adventure, with a strong focus on cloud native software development.

During these years, he has built and designed numerous web-based platforms for small and large companies. He loves to share his knowledge about topics such as DevOps, Azure and Cognitive Services by providing training courses and he is a regular speaker at user groups and conferences.

Since June 2018 MVP for the category AI.

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Luuk Mager 

Luuk Mager works as a Cloud Solution Architect at Heroes in the Netherlands. He started his working career as a software developer in 2005. Nowadays he is an experienced (hands-on) solution architect with a strong focus on cloud native development. During his journey Luuk developed a broad experience on the Microsoft platform (.Net / Azure / Dynamics / Office365).

Luuk excels in delivering innovative, future proof and maintainable solutions using the Microsoft Cloud Platform. His motivation is to help customers to improve their business/ processes by implementing the right solution for the problem theirs’re facing.

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Jorrit Meijer 

Jorrit Meijer works as Azure Lead at Mirabeau (a cognizant digital company) leading the Azure part of the cloud practice. He is also an MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure certified Architect working at different Mirabeau clients like Transavia Airlines. Graduating in 2002 as a Bachelor in ICT he first worked as a System/Network engineer for a few years and moved to Mirabeau to work as an Application Engineer. After doing his first big migration project in Azure for Transavia he liked Azure so much that he decided to make that his field of expertise. After getting the cloud MCSE in 2017 he started working in his new role as Cloud Solution Architect. He now works on improving existing azure customers architecture, but also does a lot of pre-sales trajectory’s, designing new architectures for potential clients.

Jorrit likes to consume and share Azure knowledge. His specialty lies within the Digital domain, mainly web application infrastructure. Things like Applicaion gateways, loadbalancers, firewalls, connectivity, appservice enviroments, Paas/IaaS infrastructures are topics he likes most.