Stijn Christiaens

Stijn is the co-founder and CTO of Collibra and leads the company’s global product organisation with a focus on driving data governance technology innovation. Prior to co-founding Collibra, Stijn was a senior researcher at the Vrije Universiteit of Brussels, a leading semantic research centre in Europe, where he focused on application-oriented research in semantics. Stijn is a sought-after expert resource, industry speaker, and author on the topic of data governance and semantics. Stijn holds a Master of Science degree in Information Technology and a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and a Postgraduate in Industrial Corporate Governance from Europese Hogeschool Brussel.

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