Gerben is a senior software developer who became interested in Computer Science at a very young age, he wanted to know why and how things happen. This started a journey from basic programming through the internal part of the operating system to low-level assembly. He spent a lot of time reverse engineering code. This required a lot of insight into the inner workings of programs and problem-solving skills. Insight he put to use in his professional career, starting at Sogeti and later joining Betabit. As time went on, more languages got added to the quiver. His last job was at a blockchain start-up, but since the start of 2021, he has returned. Helping YieldDD assess various software systems and security practices.