Keeping track of my public "gigs". Some projects are job related while others are just me being silly and usually includes guitars.
In a band called Option 82. No surprise that the members are from Nokia's IP R&D team.Guitar man
Jobs takes me to all places in the world. Love to buy music instruments when I travvel.Traveller
Cool thing about being a speaker at the NetNordic Summit was sharing the stage with Norwegian pop artist Henning Kvitnes.Nokia speaker
Digital is good but analog just sounds better. Tube amps made by the good people of MatampBig spender
Talking about the future of technologies to the media (e.g. Le Soir, De Standaard, Trends). Great when one year later it turns out the prediction was spot on.
The yearly main event of Nokia's IP division is the SReXperts convention with over 600 participants. I am the Master of Ceremony for the European edition.
When in Italy I must have an espresso in one of those small coffeeshops before going to work.
Presenting at the events organised by apdc is always a great opportunity to share ideas with industry leaders. I also enjoy doing university guest lectures for KUL, to share ideas with future industry leaders.
Roland Thienpont has a long history in telecommunication industry, from senior software designer, over R&D director, to sales and marketing and product manager. In the last ten years he worked in Nokia IP division on the best switching and router products in the telecom industry. Special interest in SDN and NFV. In his spare time he enjoys playing guitar and hopes his next album will be as big as Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
If you want to know more about work check out the Nokia sites and follow me on Twitter.
Gretsch, Fender and Gibson electric guitars. Fender bass guitar. Eastman acoustic guitar.
Tube amps 1224 and a Minimat all build by Matamp. An Ampeg Micro bass amp.
TV is powered by Apple TV. Philips Hue lights, voice controlled by Alexa, are a big hit at parties.