Henk Zwetsloot is manager digital innovation at Groningen Seaports. His focus is to make the port ready for the digital future in cooperation with universities, innovative companies and governments. He runs innovation projects in the field of smart shipping, Internet of Things for a port, energy management platforms and physical internet. It’s about investigating ideas, running pilots and making business cases. For most of these projects connectivity is essential. Currently connectivity in the port is of low quality, mainly due to bad coverage.
Henk Zwetsloot formerly worked for many companies, like the Hanze University of applied sciences (CIO and dean of school of computer science) and Gasunie (IT manager). He graduated at the University of Wageningen in 1981.