Present Position

Senior Consultant, CEO
Xceed bv (founder of)
Since May 2001

Chairman of the Engage User Group since 2009

Personal info

Born dd. Feb 7, 1960, Belgium; married since 1982
Heiblokken 1, 2250 Olen
Mobile: +32 475 60 29 49
skype: Theo_Heselmans
X: @theoheselmans

Education & Professional Qualifications

Industrial Engineer, Geel 1983
IBM Certified Advanced Application Developer - Lotus Notes and Domino 8
IBM Lifetime Champion for Collaboration Solutions: from 2011 up to now

HCL Lifetime Ambassador since 2019


Native Dutch
Excellent English, French
Decent German
Minimal Italian, Spanish


Wine tasting, Cooking, Reading (SF & Fantasy), Music,
Traveling, Photography, PC gaming, iPad

Details of relevant professional experience

Previous Job
1993- april 2001: Erudict (after merger renamed from Vers a Vers, an LCI Group company).
Multiple consulting, development and training projects.
Main experience based on Microsoft Excel, Access and Lotus Notes. Projects around groupware and internet applications, in various business sectors.

Prior experience
1987-1993: Co-founder, partner and employee for GnOsIs nv (later merged with Intersolv Inc./Merant).
Responsible for Training, Prototyping and Projects.
Developer of multiple RDBMS query tool in MS Excel, HyperCard & SequeLink (DataDirect)
1983-1987: Trainer in Information Technology, project development and training manager at an Apple-dealer