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Name Timon Vincent Kanters
Sex Male
Date of birth 16 November 1989
Residence Purmerend, The Netherlands
Nationality Dutch
E-mail tvkanters@gmail.com
Driver's license B (Dutch)
Education

Education

MSc Artificial Intelligence
University of Amsterdam
Graduated with distinction (cum laude)
2013 - 2015
BSc Informatics - Software Engineering
Hogeschool van Amsterdam
Graduated with distinction (cum laude)
2009 - 2013
AS Interactive Media
Mediacollege Amsterdam
Graduated with a certificate for extra efforts
2005 - 2009
VMBO-T
Da Vinci College
2001 - 2005
Employment

Employment

03/2016 - Present TomTom
Senior software engineer
After finishing my studies, I returned to TomTom where I am working on Android apps in the mobile division.
06/2011 - Present TVK Development
Owner/Web developer/Software engineer
In order to perform some additional work on the side, I started my own company. As seen in the other sections of this site, under this company I have made a number of websites and several Android apps.
08/2012 - 02/2016 Gametact BV
Shareholder/Web developer/System engineer
When an old friend and classmate had a promising idea for a gaming related social media platform, I joined him and two others in an LLC. I contributed to the project by taking care of all the programming and server maintenance.
02/2009 - 10/2013 Technoberg
Web developer/Software engineer
During my bachelor's I was employed at Technoberg mainly as web developer. My activities included programming in PHP and C#.NET, building layouts in HTML and CSS and occasionally creating website designs.
01/2013 - 05/2013 TomTom
Internship - Software engineer
During my graduation internship at TomTom, I worked on their new Android-based TomTom GO series as a full member of one of their development teams. Through Scrum cycles, I implemented many features in their front-end user interfaces, as well as the Android base code used in their devices. Furthermore, I worked on automating Android tests using the tool Calabash.
01/2008 - 06/2008 Remmert Dekker
Internship - Web developer
My second internship as part of my associate degree at Mediacollege Amsterdam consisted of one large project at Remmert Dekker. Together with two classmates, I redesigned their website and created a large portfolio of their work. My contributions included working on the website's design and programming it using HTML, CSS and ASP.
09/2007 - 01/2008 Let's Build IT
Internship - Web developer
My first internship as part of my associate degree at Mediacollege Amsterdam was at Let's Build IT. My main activities here were designing websites and building them using HTML, CSS and ASP.
Programming skills

Programming skills

ActionScript 2.0/3.0
Android SDK
AI - Autonomous Agents
AI - Computer Vision
AI - Machine Learning
C/C++
C#.NET
Calabash
CSS
HTML
Java
JavaScript/jQuery/AJAX
MATLAB
PHP
Python
Regular Expressions
SQL (MySQL/PostgreSQL)
Software knowledge

Software knowledge

Eclipse
Flash
Git
Illustrator
InDesign
LaTeX
Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)
MS BIDS
NetBeans
Perforce
Photoshop
Premiere
Soundbooth
Visual Studio
Windows Server