Meet The Team

The farmAR team comprises Beril Sirmacek and Linda van Duivenbode. Beril came up with the idea to visualise satellite Earth observation data using augmented reality, based on her experience in satellite data processing and automatic object recognition. Linda adds her extensive knowledge of business development and innovation management.

  • Beril Sirmacek
    Beril Sirmacek CTO
    • Engineering and a PhD in Electronics Engineering. Habilitation research on developing earth observation algorithms.
    • Technical and creative ideas generator.
    • 10+ years developing algorithms for automatic Earth observation and change detection analysis.
    • Completed LaunchLab Yes!Delft business model development program.
    • Finalist Copernicus Masters 2016.
    • Current: Creating augmented reality smartphone applications.
  • Linda van Duivenbode
    Linda van Duivenbode CEO
    • Social networker and business brain with MSc in Environmental Policy (thesis: biodiversity) and a diploma in Economics.
    • 20+ years of experience including project management TNO Space department (successfully bid for Galileo IOV sun sensors), space technology consultancy (Galileo, GMES and satellite broadband applications), space and EU policy Ministry of Economic Affairs.
    • Current: independent consultant EU R&D and innovation management.