Jos van Hillegersberg is a renowned expert in the field of information systems and data science. He currently serves as the academic director of JADS, a joint venture between Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and Tilburg University dedicated to leveraging data for meaningful applications. Additionally, he holds a professorship at the University of Twente, where his research focuses on innovative ICT solutions for supply chain systems and dynamic network organizations. With over three decades of experience in cutting-edge projects, Professor van Hillegersberg is well-versed in bridging the gap between research and practical implementation. He has held leadership positions in various national initiatives, including TKI Dinalog and the Transition to Sustainable Mobility program, where he spearheaded initiatives like Chain Integration. An active speaker and author, Professor van Hillegersberg has contributed extensively to the field through his lectures, publications, and mentorship of students and researchers. His expertise extends beyond academia, as he actively advises startups and serves on advisory boards within the IT and business.
JADS also participates in several (international) projects, which contribute to grand societal challenges like health, food security, smart transport and secure societies. Together with companies, government, NGO’s and other knowledge institutions, JADS works on solutions by using data.