Meet our team.

Attendi originated from the desire of young professionals to work on socially relevant themes. We like to introduce to a team motivated to contribute to the affordability and quality of health care.

Our team

Diederik de Rave

Co-Founder

Diederik studied organizational sciences at Tilburg University where he researched effective collaboration in healthcare. After his studies, Diederik worked as a trainee and product manager at information supplier Wolters Kluwer, both in The Netherlands as well as abroad. At Attendi, Diederik is responsible for product development, customer relations and day-to-day operations.

Berend Jutte

Co-Founder

Berend studied Applied Neuroscience at the University of Amsterdam, specializing in the combination of technology and neuroscience at UMC, AMC and NIN. He gained work experience at a technology company and as an entrepreneur. At Attendi, Berend is responsible for the technology and product strategy and implementation.

Jan-Willem van Leussen

Speech Engineer

Jan-Willem studied Artificial Intelligence and obtained his PhD in linguistics at the University of Amsterdam. In recent years he has worked for various companies on solutions with speech and language technology. At Attendi, Jan-Willem is responsible for accurate, intelligent and transparent speech recognition for the Dutch healthcare system.

Tirza

Clinical NLP Engineer

Tirza obtained both her bachelor's and master's degree in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Amsterdam. During her studies she specialized in NLP techniques. At Attendi, it is Tirza's responsibility to extract valuable registrations from unstructured transcripts that can be placed in the EHR after approval.

Arjan Groenewegen

Lead Software Engineer

Arjan has a background in Computer Engineering, specializing in Information and Communication Technology. He has gained a lot of work experience in developing both desktop applications and RESTful web services for modern applications. As a software engineer and integration architect he is capable to develop technology in a safe, scalable and robust way for healthcare professionals.

Danai Xezonaki

Machine Learning Engineer - intern

Danai has a background on Electrical & Computer Engineering and is currently pursuing an MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Amsterdam. At Attendi, Danai focuses on optimizing speech technology.

Omar Elbaghdadi

Machine Learning Engineer

Omar has a background in Artificial Intelligence. He is currently specializing in NLP techniques. At Attendi, Omar focuses on optimizing speech and language technology.

Aman Hussain

Machine Learning Engineer

Aman has a background in Computer Science. He interned at CERN and founded a machine learning startup for predictive maintenance before joining Attendi. At Attendi, Aman focuses on optimizing language and speech technology.

Maarten Broekema

Advisor

Speech technology was once a gadget, it is now becoming the norm. Also in healthcare. It is an honour to support Attendi on their innovative journey.

Thony Ruys

Medical Lead

Thony is chirurg en naast zijn klinische werk bezig met innovatieve projecten. Bij Attendi zorgt Thony voor de medische inbreng en verbinding met zorginstellingen.

Dominik Ciesielski

Communication Intern

Dominik is currently enrolled in the International Business Administration programme at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. As our Communication Intern Dominik will be focussed on providing our audience with all information and involving them in all future developments at Attendi.

Reka Magyari

Product Design Intern

Reka Magyari is currently a master student Integrated Product Design specialized in Medical Design at TU Delft. At Attendi Reka will be focused on developing the user experience of the Assistant. To build an assistant, which is clinically valuable, ethical, and trusted amongst all parties, a deep understanding of the use case is necessary.

Kacper Kubara

Speech Engineer Intern

Kacper is currently a master student in Artificial Intelligence at the UvA. Kacper will be experimenting with new improvements for domain adaptation and noise reduction methods to improve the accuracy the accuracy of our speech-to-text.

Foke van de Blaak

Medical Annotation Specialist

Foke is currently a medical student. At Attendi Foke is a Medical Annotation Specialist. Data annotation is a very important process for us since it allows us to improve the accuracy of our models. Thanks to her medical knowledge Foke is able to annotate medical data well.