VP Product Research & Application Development, Sopheon
Huub Rutten finished his University Masters for Applied Linguistics in 1974. After his career in Institutes for Higher Education and at Universities where he worked in various linguistic disciplines like semantics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, logic and communication theories he moved to the world of automation business in 1987.
He worked specifically as strategic development consultant and business process re-engineer in various industries, for example manufacturing, insurance, banking, aerospace, chemicals and health care. He also was several years Associated Professor at the European Institute of Public Administration responsible for the subject of European IP Policies.
Huub Rutten is a co-founder of Sopheon (1993) en helped to develop the company since. Sopheon is listed on the London Stock Excange AIM. He is an Executive Director and member of the executive board, and as VP responsible for Research and Application Development. Sopheon delivers software to large organizations focusing on Enterprise Innovation Management processes. It helps to optimize these processes. Sopheon’s inovation managemenet software platform "Accolade" is seen as market leading software in industries like Food, Chemicals and Consumer Goods. Sopheon sells also into other markets, like Finance, Manufacturing, Automotive and Aerospace.