Roy works as a software architect in the Netherlands. With over 15 years of experience in IT, Roy has designed and built many enterprise systems for customers using primarily Microsoft, Xamarin and NServiceBus technologies.
As a lead consultant at Xpirit, Roy is responsible for the vision and strategy for the Enterprise Mobile Development competence. He specialises in designing and building mobile applications for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, using Xamarin technology and distributed systems on the Microsoft stack, specifically NServiceBus.
In 2011, Roy co-founded the Dutch Mobile .NET Developers group, and he is an active member of the Xamarin and NServiceBus communities. He has been awarded the Xamarin Insider, Xamarin MVP and NServiceBus Champ titles.
He is a frequent speaker at software development conferences such as Microsoft TechDays, Xamarin Evolve, NSBCon, VSLive! and Gartner Catalyst. He writes articles and blogs about his professional and personal interests.
As an avid amateur cook, Roy shoots for the (Michelin) stars. He loves photography, drawing and hand lettering with good old pencil and paper, and plays the guitar in his spare time.