After his studies at the Technical University of Eindhoven and Open University in Heerlen, Harry started off his career as technology driven software developer for the energy sector in the Netherlands. After 15 years of product development and various leading roles in the Dutch software industry, he started his own software company Spirit IT that focuses on real-time data acquisition systems and innovative big data analysis for the energy sector. From its startup in 2001, the company grew into an international company with 50+ staff with R&D & sales offices in Eindhoven, Houston, and Kuala Lumpur.
In 2009, Spirit IT became strategic partner to various large energy companies including Chevron, Shell, Saudi Aramco and Petronas, the national player in Malaysia. Focused on development & deployment of national-wide measurement software solutions, the company became a technology leader in the oil & gas industry. Harry, being the CEO and owner, led the strategic acquisition of Spirit IT by ABB in 2014 for which he remained a senior executive until 2017.
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