Managing Director 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 Technical University of Eindhoven in computing science. As a graduate he received the title MTD (Master of Technical Design) by following the 2-year Software Technology program at the Stan Ackermans Institute. Through the years he has been a leading software architect at Philips Research, Atos Origin and QA Systems. At QA Systems he was architect of a quality checker for Java programs.
Services Manager 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 Services Manager in 2012. As Services Manager Rob is responsible for all TICS installations and support activities throughout the world.