Web Developer, Public Speaker, and Product Designer in Diest, Belgium
Johan is a passionate digital serial entrepreneur, product developer and business strategist. He is driven to create through building, connecting, and automating "things" to design fun powerful new digital experiences using open technologies.
In the past 15 years Johan has spent most his time creating and advocating free and open source software and helping evolve the world wide web. He is most known as co-founder and lead developer of Joomla, an open source content management system used by more than 3% of all the sites on the internet.
Johan is a firm believer in sharing and collaboration, in spreading good ideas and in the power of technology to make the world a better place. He continually pushes the people around him to be creative and connect the dots and he loves to push startups forward either as co-founder, CTO or as startup mentor and advisor.