Studyportals announces new CTO to join the company
Eindhoven, 5th of July 2019 – Studyportals, the global study choice platform, is excited to announce that Emiel Romein joins the company as the new Chief Technology Officer, an important addition to the team, to strengthen the company’s rapid global growth.
Emiel Romein is the former Sr. Software Development Manager at Coolblue, with more than 20+ years’ experience in software development and 10+ years’ experience in leadership positions. His mission within Studyportals will be to lead the engineering team to the next level and accelerate our path to building ‘the Amazon of learning’.
According to Emiel:
‘Studyportals is passionately driven to realize a positive contribution to our world by empowering the world to choose education. It fits very well with my desire to leave the world a little better than I found it. Building good quality, fast, and scalable platform to disrupt the status quo and help students find the study that fits them best, is a great way to contribute.’
Thijs Putman, former CTO and Studyportals founder, is taking up the role of Chief Architect.
‘The rapid growth of our platform and our organisation over the past years created exciting opportunities for us to further up our game in delivering innovative solutions to students and universities alike. I am very happy to have Emiel on board as our new CTO and to – with Emiel at the helm – be able to refocus my efforts towards my passion for developing cutting-edge software at web-scale.’