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Senior CAD/GIS Software Consultant

Groesbeek, Netherlands

Senior CAD/GIS Software Consultant

I work at the intersection of CAD and GIS. With almost 40 years of experience including as a software developer at NedGraphics and international business consultant at Autodesk EMEA, now working as an independent consultant with a focus on Autodesk software.


Autodesk AutoCAD
Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D
GIS Geografische Informatiesystemen
BGT Basisregistraie Grootschalige Topografie
WIBON Wet Informatie-uitwisseling Bovengrondse en Ondergrondse Netwerken


Director, Owner - Senior CAD/GIS Software Consultant

van der Pol-Consulting bv

01 Apr 2009 - Nu (12 years, 6 months)

From 2009 I am an entrepreneur - van der Pol-Consulting bv - and I work as a softwareconsultant for various clients.

GIS Consultant BNL


01 May 2006 - 01 Apr 2009 (2 years, 10 months)

From May 2006 I became the new GIS Consulting Solution Executive in the Benelux. After a pilot period, the CSC program started in EMEA in February 2007 and I became the first Senior Customer Success Consultant.

GIS Technical Sales Mngr EMEA


01 May 2001 - 01 May 2006 (5 years)

In May 2001 I started working for the EMEA GIS Sales Exec Team as GIS Technical Sales Mngr. A technical resource for both the own team and the sales teams in the regions and for the resellers.

GIS Application Engineer BNL


01 Jul 1998 - 01 May 2001 (2 years, 9 months)

In July 1998 I started working at Autodesk in the Benelux GIS team, as a GIS Application Engineer. Responsible for reseller support, technical presentations & pilots for potential customers, road shows and seminars.

Product Mngr, Developer


01 Jan 1995 - 01 Jul 1998 (3 years, 5 months)

In 1995 the TopoCAD software department was taken over by NedGraphics. I became the product mngr of TopoCAD, responsible for the future strategy of the product.



01 Jun 1989 - 01 Jan 1995 (5 years, 6 months)

After the bankruptcy of Optronics, the core activities were taken over by Rocomp. The development of TopoCAD continued and the user group was established.

Support Engineer, Developer


01 Jun 1985 - 01 Jun 1989 (4 years)

We sold surveying equipment, computers, peripherals & software. In 1984 we started the development of TopoCAD; a surveying software package that works in combination with. AutoCAD.

Field Surveyor


01 Jun 1979 - 01 Jun 1985 (6 years)

As a surveyor I was involved in various projects at home and abroad; including surveyoperator on the ships involved in the construction of the Oosterschelde storm surge barrier and surveyconsultant for a water pipeline project in Saudi Arabia.

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