Senior Business Solutions Architect, Magento, an Adobe Company
Ray is an IT professional and Magento evangelist from the Netherlands. He started working with computers in 1993 as a hobby at first. In the past, he has worked for KPN, a large Dutch Telecom company, as a senior security officer.
Over the last 13 years he co-founded many businesses as a CTO (Jira ICT, Yireo, Wild Hibiscus, Rapido and SupportDesk.) As a trainer/consultant he has trained over 1,000 Magento experts worldwide since 2008.
At Magento events (worldwide) he has been a regular speaker since 2009. He has participated in reviewing Mastering Magento (2012), Mastering Magento Theme Design (2014), Magento Administration Guide (2014), Learning Magento Theme Development (2014), and the video, Mastering Magento (2013), all by Packt Publishing. He is also known as the Magento Doctor at Meet Magento events where is helps clients. Ray is a Certified Magento Solution Specialist, Certified Ethical Hacker, Red Hat Certified Engineer and besides Magento, PHP and Linux he loves to go deep on Security, Performance, Mobile and SEO.
In 2016 his first Magento book got pushished, Magento 2 Cookbook. By the end of 2016 he created a new Magento Performance Open Source project called: Mage.coach (mage.coach).
Currently he is working for Magento as a Magento Senior Business Solutions Architect in the EMEA region.