About Thijs Otter
Thijs Otter currently works at the Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Haarlem, The Netherlands) in the Faculty of Engineering, Design and Computing as a Lecturer in the Information Technology curriculum.
He focuses on teaching (object-oriented) programming, software modeling with UML and database modeling with EER (Extended Entity Relationship) modeling.
He also teaches classes on Legal Aspects of IT, Web markup (front-end development with HTML5/CSS3) and Web development. He coordinates the eHealth and Big Data elective courses.
- CEO and founder of privately held companies Otter ICT, WebsiteWinkel, Oordopjes.nu, iPhone-Oordopjes.nl, Voizie.nl, Otter Juristen and Lutra Books (2008 - current)
- Chairman of the Board of Stichting ELBHO (Foundation for Certification of Learning Companies for Higher Education) (2016 - current)
- Completed Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology (2009 - 2013) [B.ICT.], Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Haarlem, Netherlands).
- Attending Bachelor of Laws [LL.B.] (2014 - 2020), Open University (Heerlen, Netherlands)
- Attending Master of Learning and Innovation (2017 - 2019) [M.Ed.], Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
- Supervised 3 BSc. theses on 'Developing a healthcare and lifestyle application', 'Common security exploits in CMS plugins', 'Cross platform Mobile App Development with Xamarin'
- Assessed more than 20 BSc. theses, ranging from 'App Development' and 'Implementing Secure WebViews' to 'Developing Software for Smart TV's'
- Former Project lead on establishing the Inholland Health & Technology Centre: a centre of expertise within Inholland University of Applied Sciences (2015 - 2016)
- Project member on the FPG (Fonds Psychische Gezondheid / Fund for Mental Health) project for developing a health and lifestyle application for the research group Medical Technology of Inholland University of Applied Sciences (2016 - 2017)
- Masterclass 'Patents and eHealth' of the Dutch Patent Guild (2016)
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) (2016)
- Basic Qualification for Teaching Higher Education (Dutch: 'BDB: Basiskwalificatie Didactische Bekwaamheid') (2017)
- IBM / Big Data University: Certificate 'Big Data 101' (2017)
- Training 'Teaching in the International Classroom', taught by Utrecht University (2017)