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Jan Otten

This website is created by Jan Otten to share his knowledge, his thoughts and his experience. Jan Otten has been active on many areas in his career to find innovative ways to solve safety and security issues. On every menu topic at this website his experiences are described, that gives impression of how he continually pushes, facilitates and stimulates improvements.
Open for any initiative and you can invite Jan for: an inspiring talk / innovative twists in your safety issues / think differently about fixed patterns / project management, advice and program management / a lecture about which people talk about / day presidency of your seminar / holding the mirror / help with difficult decisions in your organization / necessary experience and expertise.
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My experience

My career is characterized in entrepreneurship and innovation.

In 1989, after working as a teacher for 10 years, I started my first IT company. Founded various companies such as; SafeCity, Respond, NMA-Ecom, NMA automatisering (nu KNNS), OCSB, ESLAN automation, Compinfo with offices throughout the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Germany. With these companies I have worked with large and small customers in automation, incident- and crisis management and financial management. All this in many sectors; transport, safety, security, chemistry, energy, defense, justice.
Was the cradle of many inventions, which are now commonplace in the safety and security world.
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