Gerard van Helden
Gerard van Helden is the Head of IT Development for Atlantis Press responsible for planning and implementation of the IT development and maintenance strategy as well as managing the wider team of IT developers spread across multiple locations (soon to be expanded to Chennai, India). He has been working as an IT developer and manager since 2000 mainly developing web applications, a ticketing system for football clubs and cultural/theatrical organizations, and generally managing IT teams for several start-up as well as scale-up companies. Gerard's core expertise is full-stack developer with a strong focus on agile software solutions. Prior to joining Atlantis Press he was senior full-stack developer (Java, Python, TypeScript, ReactJSX) for the Dutch government. He subsequently joined the Atlantis Press IT team in September 2018 and was promoted to Head of IT Development in March 2020.