Kenny has a background in Business Engineering, and a master’s degree in both Information Management and Strategic Management from Tilburg University. He previously worked as a software developer and IT project manager for commercial firms. After several years he returned to Tilburg University as a researcher, working closely with international humanitarian organizations and local emergency services. Previously he was employed at Delft University of Technology working as a researcher in the faculty of Technology, Policy and Management (TPM) and the HumTechLab.
In his research Kenny is focused on the role of information and ICT in crisis situations and disaster responses, such as the use of community generated information in their decision making processes. Specifically, Kenny looks into how information can be used to bridge gaps between affected communities, responding volunteers, and formal organizations.