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IBM CHAMPION

Koen Decorte

Koen is the founder and owner of CD-Invest. He started the company back in 1995. Today he is known worldwide for his great knowledge in the IT industry and is often asked to speak at events all over the globe. He gained worldwide recognition which is shown in his IBM CHAMPION title for several years already. Furthermore, Koen is a member of the CEAC advisory counsel for IBM.

Koen started his career in computer linguistics and in 1994 changed his focus to open source application building. He started CD-Invest and donated his own POP3 client written in RPG to the open source EASY400 community. Today CD-Invest is proud of its state of the art applications and innovation projects. Koen and his team recently developed a web-based 3D furniture configurator on IBM i for JORI, a high-end furniture manufacturer. This application won the BeNeLux Power 2016 Excellence Award. Another of his clients, Deknudt Frames, won the 2017 BeNeLux Power Excellence Award with their webshop application. Later on CD-Invest again won several awards under the guidance of Koen and the team. Koen is known worldwide for his great knowledge and passion for IT. He is often invited to speak at events together with other members of CD-Invest.

Koen is IBM Fresh Face 2017, IBM Champion 2018, 2019 and 2020. Koen is also member of CEAC (Common Europe Advisory Council) that discusses the future strategy of the platform with IBM.
View some of Koen’s verified achievements on Acclaim in the link below!

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IT SPECIALIST

Juan Manuel Alcudia

Juan joined CD-invest in 2020. Before he was working for IBM Lab Services as Specialist on Performance and DB2 on IBM i, also doing SAP HANA engagements. He is also a former WebSphere Portal Server Specialist on IBM Software Services and RPG programmer. Furthermore, he is an expert on optimizing DB2 for i.

Juan is an IBM i specialist and already works on the system since 1997. He joined our team in 2020 in the Spanish branch. He is a former IBM Lab Services Solutions specialist. In our team, he is responsible for the performance of the servers of our clients as well as give advice concerning new IT developments to add business value.

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SENIOR DEVELOPER

Jürgen Desmidt

Jürgen Desmidt is a senior software developer at CD-Invest. He was the first one to join our team back in 2016 and has worked on projects alongside Koen already for several years. He is often asked as a speaker for events worldwide.

His career started in 2000 as AS400 software engineer. He worked in different business domains for companies around Belgium, Netherlands and France. While completing projects from start to finish, Jürgen gained a lot of experience and knowledge on IBM i and its programming languages. Jurgen has a huge appetite for new technologies and a strong belief in IBM i, which made him a perfect team member of CD-Invest, a company which is proud of its state of the art applications and modernization projects.

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IBM FRESH FACE

Thomas Decorte

Thomas is an IBM Power Data Scientist and Commercial Engineer from KUL. Despite his young age, he is already very involved in AI projects in Belgium, Luxembourg and Spain.

Thomas is a Master Commercial Engineer from KUL specialized in Data Science. He joined our team in 2020 and helps customers with the realization of AI journeys or projects as well as statistical programming. He did an internship at IBM where he learned more about the IBM platform and the Data Science world on the IBM platform. He spoke at several events in Spain, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Belgium involving the deployment of Data Science projects and the journey of how to go from a useful business concept to an actual working AI/Data Science application.

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SENIOR DEVELOPER

Michel Albertijn

Michel is one of our senior developers and has been part of the company for several years already. He took part in several of the award-winning projects.
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FUNCTIONAL ANALYST

Carole Demeulemeester

Carole is our functional analyst. She already has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry as a programmer and later on as an analyst. She determines and translates the business needs into understandable and programmable IT requirements.
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SENIOR DEVELOPER & FUNCTIONAL ANALYST

Alvaro Perez Serrano

Alvaro is one of our senior developers & functional analysts in our Spanish branch. He is mainly occupied with the programming of the back-end for several of our large customers. Next to this he also manages and leads several projects.
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SENIOR DEVELOPER

Jaime Blázquez del Hierro

Jaime is part of our Spanish branch. He is mainly focused on the front-end programming part of several of our solutions. He also is responsible for the front-end for several projects.
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JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Roosevelt Hooge

Roosevelt is a junior developer. He joined our team last year and helped on some of our featured case studies in programming parts of the applications.
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JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Sybren Janssens

Sybren is a junior developer that joined our team last year. He is responsible for the development of several applications in combination with our senior developers as well as some system administration.
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DEVELOPER

Wouter Vaneerdewegh

Wouter became part of the team in 2020. He helps in the development of custom back-end RPG programs for several of our customers
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SENIOR DEVELOPER

Jaime Bajo

Jaime is part of our Spanish branch as one of our senior developers. He is mainly occupied with the programming of the back-end for several of our customers.
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JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Redouane El-Yakhlifi

Redouane is a junior developer. He recently joined our team and is responsible for the programming of several applications together with our senior developers.
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JUNIOR DEVELOPER

Baptiste Bourlet

Baptiste is a junior developer that also recently joined our team. He assists our senior developers in the programming of several applications.
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