Bob studied (tax) law at Leiden University, Bob held various positions at PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte all over the world supporting clients at high-tech startups. Open innovation and technology have always been Bob's primary areas of interests. At Deloitte he advised both SMB and multinationals in Technology, Media & Telecomms. He was, amongst other things, responsible for the Deloitte Fast 50 elections, a national program for fast-growing technology companies. Bob is co-founder of Gendo, a management consultancy firm specialising in technological innovation.
Besides his work at Radically Open Security, Bob is Treasurer of the Open Doc Society, and involved in supporting the development and promotion of open document standards to improve interoperability, vendor independence and the preservation of digital documents.