Tell Us a Little About Yourself

By Johannes Scholtes posted 04-08-2010 15:36


I am the Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of ZyLAB. From 1987 to 2009, I acted as President / CEO of ZyLAB. During my career, I have been involved in deploying in-house e-discovery software with organization such as the UN War Crimes Tribunals, the FBI-ENRON investigations, the EOP (White House), and thousands of other users worldwide. Before joining ZyLAB in 1989, I was a lieutenant in the intelligence department of the Royal Dutch Navy. In education, I hold a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Delft University of Technology and a Ph.D in Computational Linguistics from the University of Amsterdam.

I also have the pleasure of holding the extra-ordinary Chair in Text Mining from the Department of Knowledge Engineering at the University of Maastricht and am also a senior research fellow of the Dutch School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS). (SIKS) is a Dutch Research School established in 1996 and accredited by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (

In January 2010, I became a member of the board of directors of the Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM), the worldwide leading authority for standards and education in Enterprise Information Management.

I can be followed on his blog: http://zylab.wordpress.comand on twitter:

My specialties and main interests relate to search technology, e-discovery, records management, corporate governance, information access, text mining, text analytics, knowledge engineering, knowledge management, computation linguistics, artificial intelligence, and enterprise information management.

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