Karel van Zeeland is an IT Architect working for Fruition Partners NL. His role is to consult with mid- to large size companies and organizations on the transformation of their IT management capabilities with a view to removing friction, reducing cost and eliminating risk, whilst speeding up the IT delivery process.
Prior to his work at Fruition Partners, Karel worked for Royal Dutch Shell Plc. for 27 years where he led the architecture work for Shell’s global IT management environment.
Karel is one of the founding fathers of the IT4IT Forum of The Open Group, a group of professionals from a wide range of institutions, who are driving the development of the IT4IT open standard for managing the business of IT.