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About Pieter De Leenheer, Ph.D.

Dr. Pieter De Leenheer is assistant professor at VU University Amsterdam in the Business, Web and Media group (since November 2009). He is also co-founder and research director of Collibra NV/SA, a Brussels-based semantic technology spin off from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium. From 2002-2009, Pieter was senior scientist at VUB STARLab and lecturer at the same university.

Pieter holds a PhD in computer science on community-based ontology evolution, and a MSc in principle computer science. Pieter authored more than 30 publications in various books, international journals and conferences, among which he co-edited the Springer book Ontology Management for the Semantic Web. He gives master lectures including Database Theory, (Web) Information Systems, and Semantic Web languages. He is member of ACM and IEEE.