Chief Executive Officer Paul Jansen (1967) graduated at the
University of Amsterdam in computing science and philosophy (both cum laude).
At Philips Research he was computer scientist in the field of compiler
construction and domain-specific languages. After a brief stay at Atos Origin
and QA Systems, he founded TIOBE Software in 2000. Paul Jansen is the driving
force behind the definition of the TIOBE Quality Indicator (TQI) and the famous
TIOBE index that is published every month.
Technical Director Bram Stappers (1969) graduated at the Eindhoven
University of Technology in Computing Science (MSc). Afterwards, he graduated
in the 2-year technological design program Software Technology (OOTI),
receiving the title PDEng. Through the years, he has been a leading software
architect at Philips Research, Atos Origin and QA Systems. Bram has worked at
TIOBE since the company’s inception. He has a strong background in compiler
construction. His responsibilities include shepherding the TICS product along
its journey to include more programming languages and quality metrics.
Chief Services Officer Rob Goud (1983) graduated at the Technical
University of Eindhoven in Computing Science and Engineering. After graduating
he joined Everest as a Business Engineer and was involved in the development of
several Portal applications at Nationale Nederlanden. In 2007 he joined TIOBE
as a senior consultant and was promoted to Chief Services Officer in 2012. As
Chief Services Officer Rob is responsible for all TICS installations and support
activities throughout the world.
Chief Operations Officer Marvin Wener (1982) graduated at the HAN
University of Applied Science in automotive embedded systems. He has worked in
the automotive industry at Hoerbiger, BOSCH, PUNCH Powertrain, DANA Spicer and
DAF trucks. The latter two as a leading software architect, specializing in
domain specific languages and code generation. In 2018 he joined TIOBE as
Service Engineer and Project Manager. As Chief Operations Officer, Marvin is
responsible for the daily operation of our software development team.