Prof. Johan Versendaal studied Computer Science at TU Delft and was awarded a PhD for his work on design methods and software architecture in interactive information systems. From 1991 to 1997 he worked at the Bureau for System Development (now known as Atos), specializing in workplace computerization and human factors. He then became development manager and product manager at Baan (now known as Infor). From 2002 to October 2012 he was a lecturer / researcher at Utrecht University, Faculty of Computer Science, Department for Organization and Information. Since October 2008, he has been working as professor of Extended Enterprise at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht. Since June 2014 he has also held the title of special professor of e-business at the Open University in Heerlen, with a five-year tenure. Additionally, he is director of Breder Advice BV, an organization that advises healthcare providers, especially with regard to process design and automation. He has held this position since 2012.
Johan Versendaal has authored and co-authored many publications. He is often invited to speak both in the Netherlands and abroad and he is a member of the international programme committees and organizational committees of a number of (scientific) conferences, including:
- European Conference on Information Systems (2009 and 2010), associate editor
- the Bled eConference on eBusiness www.bledconference.org;
- the International Conference on Enterprise Systems, Accounting and Logistics (ICESAL).