Photograph from the forties of people attending a presentation

Sander, the founder of Hellebaard, was after his studies employed for over ten years as software developer and business analyst in various industries. Since 2008 he is a self-employed entrepreneur and is being hired for his expertise in analysis, design and management to effectively improve existing business processes and to realize new ones.

Apart from what is listed on this website under Software and OpenTaal and on his LinkedIn, Sander has also create other works, which are listed here to provide an insight in his background and other interests.



  • Neude, digitisation and design of a typeface in the style of the Amsterdamse School, Utrecht, Hellebaard &, 2016
  • Architectural font digitisiation and design, Typographic pipeline with Graphviz, Inkscape and Fontforge, FOSDEM, Brussels, 2017

Installations and festivals:

  • Intergalactic FM Festival, various roles in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023
  • Interactive Aquarium, A magical digital aquarium has entered a shopping window, Hellebaard &,
  • Draaimolen Festival, team member main stage design and realization, Hellebaard &, Tilburg, September 2019
  • Draaimolen Festival, team member main stage design, realization and production, Hellebaard &, Tilburg, September 2018
  • Draaimolen Festival, team member auxiliary installation design, realization and production, Hellebaard &, Tilburg, September 2017
  • A new life awaits you!, Utrecht, Bring Your Own Beamer (BYOB), Hellebaard &, September 2016

Sander has been and is an active community member or even board member of the following organisations:

The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. — Benjamin Disraeli (1804 – 1881) British prime minister, parliamentarian and literary figure