Joannes Vandermeulen (Brussels) owns and manages Namahn a user-centered design consultancy (www.namahn.be) located in Brussels. He was educated as an archaeologist and Oriental linguist. An extended stay in the United States in the eighties introduced him to the discipline of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
Over the last twenty years he has built up considerable expertise in Human Factors/Ergonomics, HCI and User Experience Design through client work and teaching. He conducted international assignments in Switzerland, Turkey, Germany, the United States, France, and The Netherlands and published internationally.