Herbert is a polyglot OpenGroup Re-Certified Distinguished IT Specialist with more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry.
He currently leads technical sales activities in Europe on large accounts opportunities, and supports teams with local opportunities, covering Social Business and Collaboration Solutions, including IBM Digital Experience (WebSphere Portal, Web Content Manager and Forms Experience Builder), Connections and the corresponding cloud offerings, such as Digital Experience on Cloud, Connections Cloud, etc.
He is passionate in combining his years of experience in support and consulting when solving Critical Situations. In addition, he is a Lab Advocate of important customers in France where he drives them to successfully deploy their IBM software based solutions.
He is author of many internal and public contributions, such as developerWorks articles, a RedBook and Proof of Technology materials. He is also speaker at many conferences, such as the Digital Experience Conference in Europe.
In 2010 he has been elected as an IBM Academy of Technology member.
In his private live, he enjoys running marathons and trails, biking, as well as traveling and listening to music.
You can follow him on Twitter with @hhilhorst.