About Marjolein Smeets
After finishing her degree of Industrial Engineering cum laude at the University of Eindhoven in 1994, Marjolein Smeets started a career in ICT service management. She worked at Sogeti as a manager and started in 2009 as the manager ICT projects at the city of Amsterdam. After 3 years she made the transition to the Air Traffic Control Organization as the general ICT manager. Since 2015, Marjolein works at the Dutch National Police where she is the deputy ICT director and responsible for the Agile transformation of ICT.
About her keynote – Agile and high performance organizations
There are lots of changes in the world the Dutch Police operates in. Cybercrime, social media, it all has impact on the way the police does its work. They need high tech support by the ICT department and need speed and Agility in the development of tools. The past year the ICT department created and implemented a new way to organize ICT. Which factors were critical?