Adept Events was founded by Werner Schoots in October 2012 with the main goal to transfer vendor-independent knowledge on a variety of fields within IT. Next to attending our seminars and workshops by internationally acclaimed speakers, one can also stay up-to-date on Business Intelligence, Datawarehousing and Big Data with the BI-Platform portal as well as on Software Engineering with Release.nl.

DBM0311_coverFounder Werner Schoots studied business economics at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

After having worked in the IT industry and in publishing, he started his own company, Array Publications, together with the launch of Database Magazine (DB/M). After Database Magazine, many more magazines followed, such as SoftwareRelease, Business Process Magazine, Java Magazine, Storage Magazine and IT Service Magazine. Next to this, he contributed significantly to several seminars and conferences such as Database Systems, BI-Event and Trends in BPM. The exhibitions Telecom Expo and Cloud Expo, together with the conference Cloud Congress, have been organized successfully by Werner and his Array team for years.