Olivier graduated with an MSc in systems engineering, policy analysis, and management at the Delft University of Technology on the topic of discrete simulation models as support for continuous process improvement. Throughout his career, he worked in various industries, always in roles responsible for both business strategy/process improvement on the one hand and IT development on the other, leading operational and IT teams. During his executive MBA at Nyenrode/Kellogg/Stellenbosch, he started in the banking industry. In this period he came in contact with blockchain and immediately saw the potential, so here the blockchain deep dive journey started.
Things have been moving fast ever since. For the past years, he has been working full-time as a blockchain and smart contract expert with in-depth knowledge of Ethereum. Besides being a founding partner at Emerging Horizons and Board Member at Ledger Leopard and consulting several Blockchain startups: he is also he is a Ph.D. candidate in blockchain and DAO governance at TU Delft.
Thereby he is strongly involved in the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, a member of the ISO world standardization groups for smart contracts & blockchain governance, and a Board Member of the 2Tokens Foundation.