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 Senior learning app development specialist and performance innovation manager with extensive experience in developing and testing of mobile information concepts. Highly skilled at all forms of online and offline learning, as well as developing and testing creative app concepts and HR strategies. Proven track record as learning system architect, designer and developer, having initiated, co-developed and launched several successful global mobile learning apps. Extensive experience in offline  and online mobile apps for  Health Care. Recently nominated for most innovative learning solution (e-learning awards 2015)

Work experience


Vocational Expert

PUM The Netherlands Programma Uitwisseling Managers
Jan 2015Present

Owner director

App development and technical management for multiple (mobile) platforms

Dec 2010Present


Smart Learning Apps

Mobile Learning App solution: SCORM Offline App for Healthcare: Nominated for eLearning Award, Most innovative new Learning product 2015

Managed and developed systems and contents:

  • FashionFloor Verticle Retail & Supplier Sales Platform for INretail,
  • Mobile App Employability Awareness ING Bank HR,
  • Mobile App Fresh food packaging for KLM CARGO,
  • Mobile App Safety for G4S,
  • Mobile Marketing App for Calibris (Health Care)
  • Mobile App Signing Instructions for  NS (Dutch Railroad)
Jan 2010Dec 2014


Smart Learning Apps

Delivering market leadership in Mobile (e) Learning, skills transfer, testing and collaboration platforms for businesses and organizations with high staff mobility who seek to provide their target groups with efficient training in latest basic or upgrade capabilities.

As an experienced learning system architect, Niek is strongly focused on R&D to offer cutting edge innovative global cloud based technology.


Consultant Expert Portal Innovation

Centre of Expertise on vocational education, training and the labour market for the trade sector (KCH)

Managed and developed successfully a first stage social expert portal to increase knowledge, skills and competencies of vocational learning professionals.

Jan 20042007


Compacity Services International (Fashion)

Developing the competence based talent management eLearning system Compacity for the textile and fashion verticle.

Compacity was founded by the LIFT Group (Learning Innovation Fashion Textile)

Jan 2002Feb 2004


InnoQuest (eCommerce & eBusiness Performance Center)

Co founder of InnoQuest a Simulation Center at1000m2, to explain e-Business in a physical and mental game for groups of max 200 persons.

Partnering and licensing global software houses and telcos like HP, Exact, Microsoft, KPN, JDB Edwards, Atos, etc


Co-Founder President

Macropolis eCommerce

During the middle of the nineteen-nineties, Niek Vrielink was a co-founder of Macropolis, the first Dutch organization that compared retail shops, products and prices on the internet for consumers. In June 2000, Macropolis was taken over by Internet Venture Capital Firm Newconomy (Amsterdam Stock Exchange)


Manager Retail Innovation Center

OVD Groep

Niek and his staff created world's first cable TV broadband 3D shopping city Macropolis. Via a management buy out Niek and his compain Wijnand Jongen acquired the Macropolis online shopping concept.

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Jan 1983Jan 1989

Master's degree

University of Utrecht

Educational Sciences & Learning Psychology


Pedagogische Academie

PA Den Bosch

Bevoegd Leekracht Basisonderwijs en 2e Graads Nederlands en Maatschappijleer


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Personal Information

My name:  Niek. J. Vrielink

Date of birth: 8-4-1959 Den Bosch

Nationality: Dutch, The Netherlands

Address: Jan van Zutphenstraat 309 Amsterdam 1069 RR

Contact details


Phone: +31 653524443

IM: Skypename: niekvrielink