Mr. Robert-Jan Moons
Program Manager, TNO Caribbean
Robert-Jan Moons (1971) was born & raised in Aruba. He holds a Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands (1995). Part of his thesis was done as visiting scholar at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in the USA. After graduating he worked for approximately 10 years at Royal Dutch Telecom (KPN) in The Netherlands where his experience covered applied Research & Development, Product Development and ultimately Strategic Planning at the executive level. As a corporate strategy advisor he was responsible for business planning in key product area's and investment section for new network infrastructure deployment. He returned to Aruba in 2005 and joined RBTT Financial Group, now RBC Caribbean, and served as regional marketing manager for the Dutch Caribbean comprising Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, St.Maarten, Saba and Suriname. In 2012 he joined TNO's newly opened Caribbean Branch Office to tap back into his electrical engineering roots combining this with his experience in strategic planning and finance. He is currently serving as program manager for Smart Community Aruba; an experimental neighborhood of 20 houses geared at sustainable living. He has been a member of IEEE for over 20 years.