As IT manager Gert is responsible coordinating the technical team and the development of technical elements on Qoin’s product roadmap. Gert’s expertise concentrates around the field of project management, business analysis, reporting and database management. He is also experienced in translating (new) currency models into software configurations, designing workflows and key processes for various currencies and UX design. Next to his responsibilities in the tech. department, Gert is one of our main experts on fundraising (both conventional grant applications and new forms of fundraising (such as crowd-funding),
For Gert, rethinking the economy in a positive way is a purposeful activity, which puts him in touch with many very motivated and interesting people. Out-of-the box thinking is the norm at Qoin, and from that he derives a lot of energy and inspiration.
Content wise, he sees the monetization of commodities and asset backed currencies in general as some of the most exciting new developments to be part of, with very high disruptive potential.
Gert holds a BEng degree in industrial management and a MSc in business studies (marketing strategy). He got involved with Qoin during an internship, and after graduating got the opportunity to join Qoin – just at the moment the organization strengthened its focus on the field of new currencies design.
In his free time, Gert enjoys nature, art, history, traveling, reading, and playing squash.