Job Spierings

  • Operations & Transitions Director
    Job Spierings

    Job Spierings is Operations & Transitions Director at Waag. He supports the organisation in gaining insight in and overview of the required and available capacity of people and resources. In addition, he facilitates projects that are in an intermediate or transition phase with coordination and process design. Previously, Job was Head of Programme at Code at Waag. He has led research projects in the field of digitisation of heritage collections, digital identity, participatory policy development and guidelines for algorithms.

    Job studied musicology at Utrecht University and subsequently worked as an artist and business manager in classical and contemporary music. There he gained experience in leading complex international projects and became fascinated by the frictional plane between man and system. Job has broad experience in designing collaborative processes for public research and product and concept development. He combines analytical insight and societal engagement with an eye for innovative ideas and elegant solutions.

Articles

  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    09-11-2020
    How democratic are policy labs, and do they really have influence? We are publishing the master thesis of Elissa Guedes Cardoso on this subject.
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    03-04-2019
    In recent months, the municipality of Amsterdam has experimented with new forms of digital identity and the sharing of personal data.
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    01-11-2017
    Stories about personal data - many of which may feature your own personal data - are hitting the headlines daily, from the Equifax data breach and…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    14-04-2014
    Within the context of the Open Data FWD challenge, Waag had organized an event in collaboration with the City Utrecht and the Digital City Agenda,…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    03-04-2014
    Thanks to the challenge Open Data FWD, a lot of new mobility data became available for Amsterdam. Within this challenge, Waag and the DIVV Amsterdam…
  • We code
    Future Internet Lab
    20-12-2013
    Data models, ontologies, thesauri and vocabularies: all attemps to systematically arrange the knowledge of our world. The importance of these systems…