Sander Hoogendoorn often call himself as an independent dad, consultant, software craftsman, architect. Furthermore, he is a programmer, coach, personal mentor, speaker, writer and traveler.
Sander is an Agile, Scrum and Kanban professional expert, specialized in agile requirements, continuous delivery, design patterns and software estimation. When it comes to programming his expertise fields are UML, software architecture, microservices same as code writing.
He leads organizations and teams through the changes, giving them coaching to optimize their processes, practices, architecture, code and tests. Sander is the author of many practical guides, one of the bestselling is Microservices, wrote books on UML and two on agile software development. Beside books and guides he also published hundreds of articles in international magazines such as Agile Record, InfoQ, OBJECTSpectrum, International Developer Magazine, DevX, Software Release Magazine, etc. On the same topics Sander runs seminars and workshops on microservices, continuous delivery, UML, design patterns, and agile in the Netherlands, Belgium and in Italy.
Sander is well-known as an inspiring speaker at international events and conferences, as a someone who held many trainings, courses and lecturers, at enterprise or university level. His personal and professional characteristics are enthusiasm and motivational capabilities, innovative skills, deep knowledge of the field, quick adaptation, broad vision, and collaborative skills. With his open personality and out-of-the-box thinking skills he is eager to try new approaches, tools and techniques, driving to successful changes.