Michiel Leenaars

Director of Strategy @NLnet

Michiel Leenaars (1972, Netherlands) is Director of Strategy at NLnet. He is responsible for defining and initiating short term and long term policies and managing strategic activities within the NLnet foundation and acts as its spokesperson to the press and society. He joined the management team of NLnet in 2007. He has a background in Physics at Technische Universiteit Eindhoven and Theory and history of literature/Visual and verbal communication at Tilburg University.

Software got us into this, now get us out!

Keynote: Software got us into this, now get us out!

A well-known quote in the industry states that ‘software is eating the world’. There are good indications that this particular statement is more than just a directive for venture capital firms looking to make future proof investments: society really seems in a punctured equilibrium. Thirty years ago this year the first public connection to the […]