Nieuwenhuis Joins never.no as CTO
Taco Nieuwenhuis has joined never.no as CTO and will aid in the expansion of the company’s Social TV services and solutions across the globe. In his new role, Dr. Nieuwenhuis will be responsible for the company’s portfolio roadmap, its architecture and the technology strategy. In addition, he will guide product development and release management and will represent never.no’s technology towards partners, customers, press and the public.
Dr. Nieuwenhuis completed a Masters and PhD in Theoretical Physics at the University of Utrecht before joining CMG/Logica/Acision, one of the world’s leading providers of mobile communication technology. He began his 17-year career with CMG/Logica/Acision as a junior programmer and was active in a variety of positions, before finally becoming Chief Architect, where he was responsible for the technical layout and architecture of all messaging propositions.
“I’ve been following never.no and its leading portfolio for several years now and I have always been impressed by its innovative approach to the interplay of broadcast, mobile and social media,” says Dr. Nieuwenhuis. “I truly love never.no’s technology and strongly feel it is the right thing, at the right place, at the right time, created by a fantastic group of highly skilled professionals.”
Lars Lauritzsen, CEO of never.no says that since he met Dr. Nieuwenhuis almost five years ago he has wanted to bring him on board. “Taco is a unique capacity and visionary,” says Lauritzsen/ “We’re lucky to have him on our team, and look forward to great successes together.”