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Professional Title: CTO/IT Director

Primary domain: Systems Architecture - Standards-Driven

Organization name: SAEON

Organization type: Academia/Research

City / Country: PAARL - South Africa

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Wim has a master's degree in Chemical Engineering, and many years experience in techno-economic feasibility studies, management consulting, systems engineering and systems architecture. Recent work (5-6 years) has focused on systems architecture and development in support of scientific data management and preservation. Research interests include Knowledge Networks and Certification of Trusted Digital Repositories. Member of the ICSU-World Data System Scientific Committee, and co-chair of the GEO-BON WG8 (Systems and Architecture), and of the newly constituted collaboration between RDA and WDS on repositories. Active in CoDATA, GEO, and GEOSS.

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