HENK VAN ESS
SEARCH BISTRO // NETHERLANDS
“HENK’S KNOWLEDGE ON GOOGLE AND THE DEEP WEB IS ENDLESS. HE IS ONE OF THE FEW REAL EXPERTS IN THE WORLD “
Dutch born Henk van Ess is obsessed by finding news in data. European media houses, like Axel Springer, Persgroep, European Broadcasting Union and Schibsted love his literal and lateral thinking and hire Henk on a regular basis to spill his secrets. He rarely appears in public conferences, so this is your chance to find out the best tricks in internet research.
Henk has a long track record of implementing internet projects for boards, management and employees. He has trained over 7000 professionals in the practical and critical use of the web, multimedia, social media, cross media and internet research. He has run workshops for the media in Europe, the US and Canada (e.g. Spiegel, Die Zeit, AD, ABC, ARD, CBC, FD, HDC, NOS, NDP, NRC, NVB, Persgroep, RNW, Zembla, VRT, NCRV, KRO, AVRO, Stern, FD, VN, Volkskrant, ZDF) and does in company training and events for companies.
Van Ess is member of several think tanks for new internet concepts like video search, crowd sourcing and designing for tablets. As a hobby, he publishes websites about internet research. One of them was quoted on the official Google Blog under ʻWhat Weʼre Readingʼ.