The Bookarang team consists of a combination of (nerdy) readers and (reading) nerds.

The Bookarang team:

Victor Bergen Henegouwen

Business Development

Studied Industrial Development at TU Delft. Founded multiple successful internet companies. First person to talk to at Bookarang.

Favourite book: Platform, Michel Houellebecq

Frederique Schut

Book Annotation

Background in Psychology, Neuroscience and Linguistics. Published two books. Coordinates the book annotation process.

Favourite book: La Superba, Ilja Leonard Pfeijffer

Niels Bogaards

Artificial Intelligence

Expert in the field of Artificial Intelligence. Worked at the world-famous IRCAM in Paris. Thinks in zeros and ones.

Favourite book: A Bend in the River, V.S. Naipaul

Isaac Sijaranamual

Research & Development

Studied Informatics and worked as a scientific programmer. Expert in the field of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Information Retrieval. Beta, baby!

Favourite book: De helaasheid der dingen, Dimitri Verhulst

Fokke de Jong


Studied at the HKU and works as a software developer in the field of music and audio processing. Essential part of Bookarang’s team as DevOps.

Favourite book: Catch-22, Joseph Heller

Oren Zeev Ben Mordehai

Research & Development

Computer Scientist from Israel, worked in Oxford and moved to NL for a PhD in ML, Model Interpretation and Predictive Analytics. Quiet strength in our AI team.

Favourite book: While the Women are Sleeping, Javier Marías

Advisory Board

Bookarang is assisted by experienced advisors with a solid background in the book and publishing industry.

Pieter de Jong

Broad background in publishing. Former managing director of Wolters-Noordhoff, Singel Uitgeverijen and WPG Uitgevers. Currently: advisor, executive coach and chairman of De Schoolschrijvers.

Favourite book: A Tale of Love and Darkness, Amos Oz

Rob Veneboer

Expert in the field of (online) business information. Former managing director of De Persgroep, Sdu and LexisNexis. Currently: advisor and COO at Graydon.

Favourite book: Fathers and Sons,Toergenjev