Hans is a programme manager for Education, Innovation and Technology at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. His projects focus on the development and implementation of technology that improves every aspect of education. This ranges from student enrollment, educational information systems and learning analytics to the improvement and better use of electronic learning environments. Hans is specialized in the use of information technology in higher education. Recently, his focus has been shifting to change management concerning the organization-wide implementation of educational technology. The main goal is to identify effective ways to plan for and initiate change within the institution. Hans has a PhD in Mathematics and Natural Sciences. As a post-doctoral researcher he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Behavioral Physiology (Erling Andechs/Munich, Germany) and the Department of Neurology, Lund University Hospital (Lund, Sweden), before entering the field of e-learning.