About me

Developer Relations, Community Building & IoT Geek

Laurens has dedicated recent years to supporting IoT companies in building thriving developer communities with a strong focus on open-source software. Specializing in Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies such as LoRa(WAN), LTE-M, NB-IoT, and LTE Cat 1(Bis), Laurens has collaborated with innovative companies including The Things Industries, Monogoto, AVSystem, Nubix, Qubitro, and Blues Wireless.
Laurens has experience with managing online Forums, hosting physical events up to 1500 and virtual events up to 5000 visitors, optimizing developer experiences, creating ambassador groups and setting up education & certification platforms.
In addition, Laurens runs IoT Stars, a vibrant community of 4000 IoT professionals dedicated to sharing knowledge at exclusive events. This community fosters open dialogue and facilitates the exchange of innovative ideas, contributing to the growth and advancement of the IoT industry.