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.
Jan-Willem van Leussen
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.
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.
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.
Diederik de Rave
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.
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.
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.
Roos has a Bachelor's degree in Occupational Therapy. After several years of work experience in healthcare, she completed her Master's in Health Innovation. At Attendi, Roos is responsible for the implementation of the Attendi Speech Service at healthcare organisations and will be the link between the developers and healthcare organisations.
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.