Latest change: januari 2011


Ben Brandenburg
Birth dateFather of
3 februari 1961Minke (1991) and Jop (1994)
Johan Wagenaarkade 22
3533 TC Utrecht

dedication and enthousiasm, thinking out of the box,
innovative, analytic, praktical,
responsible, humorous, empathic,
independent, enterprising, organisor


February 2004- June 2007
BSc Cognitive Artificial Intelligence, University Utrecht, see Bachelor program
February 1987 - December 1993
BSc system development, EXIN, Utrecht.
August 1983 - July 1984
BSc Business economics, HTS Dordrecht.
August 1979 - July 1983
BSc Civil Engineering, HTS Dordrecht.
August 1973 - July 1979
(Dutch,English,German,Math,Physics,Chemistry,Economics), Titus Brandsma College Dordrecht


January 1999-now
Binc, privately owned small business
Design and creation of web-based information systems.
Consultancy and projectmanagement for information systems. See (Dutch)
February 2005-July 2006
Servicemanager/assistant department manager ICT department, Veterinary Faculty, Utrecht University
Responsible for quality control and customer contact at the ICT department (30 persons) of the veterinary faculty (1200 persons).
January 2004-February 2005
Projectmanager implementation of the digital archive at 'Igitur' (Utrecht University Library) See Igitur archive
April 2000-January 2004
Manager informationtechnology at the University library Utrecht.
Responsible for ICT policy and execution (department of 20 persons, responsible for system maintainance, applications, user support and systems development) within the university library. Member of the management team of the university library.
January 1999-april 2000
Coordinator automatisation University library Utrecht.
Responsible for maintainance and government of library information systems. Consultant for innovative projects in the area of information retrieval, electronic publishing and digitising book collections.
January 1998 - January 1999
Consultant informationsystems with ACCU, the computer centre of Utrecht University.
Technical and organisational advice in the implementation of information systems for education.
Realisation of internet- and intranetapplications.
February 1996 - January 1998
Projectleader with ACCU, the computer centre of Utrecht University. Projectmanagement of large automation projects within Utrecht University.
Restructurering informatimanagement with FBU, het facilities department of Utrecht University (250 people, 12 departments). including setting up and managing an IT department.
Temporary manager of the Software Development department with ACCU. Part of ACCU management team.
December 1992 - February 1996
Software specialist with ACCU, the computer centre of Utrecht University.
Projectmanagement and development of small registration systems. Consultancy and information analysis for customers within and outside of Utrecht University
Involved in the development of educational software using multimedia.
February 1991 - December 1992
EDP-manager with AM Nederland b.v. in Rijswijk.
Responsible for all aspects of internal information technology in a middle sized American owned company(150 employees).
Responsibilities: information policy, analysis and design, programming, user support, maintainance, planning.
May 1990 - February 1991
(Freelance) Coordinator information technology suplies with eight bus companies.
Responsible for coordination and adjustment between users and software developers.
September 1989 - May 1990
Travelling in China, Thailand and Indonesia
February 1987 - September 1989
Programmer with insurance company AMEV.
Programming and information analysis for systems running on IBM mainframe, IBM mini (System 36) and PS2.
January 1985 - January 1987
Coordinator drought contingency project in Zambia through the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Responsible for financial, personal and organisatory aspects of a contingency project in the Zambian rural areas.
April 1984 - December 1984
Secretary urban development city council Dordrecht.
Responsible for reporting, achriving and planning of urban renewal projects. First experience with a project organisation.

Courses and training
Macromedia Flash MXEduvision.nl2003
Oracle Reports Vijfhart 2000
Oracle DBA Vijfhart 1999
Situationeel leidinggeven ??? 1999
Jbuilder DSA services1998
SQL Server Cap Gemini 1997
Advanced Delphi C/S PSD 1996
Interface design Hogeschool Utrecht 1995
Object oriented systems development Serc 1994
Project teamleadership Instituut voor Career & Development 1994
Working in projects Instituut voor Career & Development 1993
Object thinking Volmac 1992
Other skills and experience.
Operating systems Windows, Unix, Linux
Programming languages Delphi, Clipper, dBaseIV,Pascal, Paradox, Cobol, PL1, Prolog, Java, Ruby
Frameworks Ruby on Rails, CakePHP
CMS Joomla, Wordpress, Textpattern, Drupal
Web HTML, Php, Perl, Cold Fusion, Java, Javascript, Flash, Dreamweaver, ASP
Multimedia Authorware professional, Scala MM200, Multimedia toolbook
DBMS and related MySQL, Postgresql, Oracle, Access, SQL-server, Paradox
Language skills Engels well. French and German sufficient. Spanish rudimentary.
January 1995 - April 1998 Chairman of the employee board computercentrum Utrecht University
1990-1991 Carpentry