Maurice Vanderfeesten currently works as Innovation Manager Research Services at the University Library of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.
He believes in a multi-disciplinary approach and is responsible for co-creating library services for Open Science, Scholarly Communication Workflows and Research Intelligence.

Maurice studied Information Sciences at Utrecht University, worked at SURF, a cooperation of Dutch universities for IT-innovation, on scholarly information infrastructures, Open Access repositories and enhanced publications, and worked at TU Delft on research data management.

His creative passions are in making Music, Theatre, Photography & Video. Elements he often uses in his presentations.