Reinier van Leuken

Reinier van Leuken

Business Unit Director, Business Unit Manufacturing

With a MsC in Computer Science and a PhD in Pattern Recognition / Artificial Intelligence and Algorithms, I love working with formal structures and concepts. And as a managing consultant at Quintiq (Metals and Manufacturing), I can do what I love most. Nothing feels better than seeing the benefits of applying logic and structure. So whether it's improvising a saxophone solo on the chords, scales and patterns of a jazz standard, or delivering business value to our customers by applying the right set of techniques to their planning and scheduling challenges, I'm all in.

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Optimization vs. Automation (Part I)

21 Aug 2012

Generally speaking, optimization is about finding an optimal solution to a problem. At Quintiq, we use optimization techniques to solve planning problems, such as finding routes for truck deliveries, creating rosters for specialized personnel or finding optimal sequences of orders …

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