Pieter has extensive experience in embedded software development. After getting a degree in electrical engineering at Delft University of Technology in 1992 he worked for Lucent Technologies, where he held management positions in software development for next generation optical networking multiplexers. At Lucent he led several architecture activities to define and develop complex embedded software. He was also responsible for world wide re-use of software assets. Pieter was a co-founder of AimValley in 2003.