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Who are we?

At Tengu, we believe that anyone within a company can become a data scientist & analyst and use big data to create the most optimal value, products and relevant services for their customers and citizens.

Our corporate values ​​contribute to this:

  • Human-centric: it's not about the technology, but about the people.

  • Transparency: open and clear communication and cooperation between several parties.

  • Continuous improvement and development (CI/CD): we enable our team, customers and suppliers to work more efficiently with data as well as grow personally such as becoming a data scientist & analyst.

This is why Tengu by Qrama nv exists and why we'll continue to build this future together with our team, customers and partners.

Years ago, the platform TENGU was initially created during the PhD of Thomas Vanhove at Ghent University to support researchers in big data experimentation.

Tengu proved to be successful among researchers at the IDLab research group and was used in projects with partners such as ID&T, VRT and Newsmonkey. On July 29th 2016, Thomas and his promoter Gregory Van Seghbroeck founded the start-up Qrama nv around the TENGU platform to further expand the success.

In 2019, Daphné De Troch joined the management team as CMO & co-founder to further commercialise the platform and expand the DataOps community in Europe. 

Today, the talented team consists of nine data sensei, each with their expertise within the start-up.

Meet our team

Daphné De Troch

Daphné De Troch

CMO, Co-founder

Being our CMO, Daphné is responsible for our smarketing. Mid 2019, she has decided she wanted to take up some more responsibilities & further support the growth of Tengu as a co-founder.

Gregory Van Seghbroeck

Gregory Van Seghbroeck

CTO, Founder

Gregory started the company together with Thomas, being his mentor at Ghent University. As Tengu's CTO, he's responsible for product planning, engineering and R&D.

Jaco Van Laere

Jaco Van Laere

Marketing Specialist

Jaco is our new creative marketing wonder. He is taking the next big (data) step in his career, and we're super happy he decided to do this with us at Tengu. 

Logan Dupont

Logan Dupont

Front End Developer

Logan is a hard-working Front End Developer. He continuously improves your user experience with the Tengu DataOps Interface. He enjoys to keep track of the latest trends in front end.

Serafijn Boelaert

Serafijn Boelaert

Front End Developer, PO

Serafijn has a passion for software development, human behaviour, animals and nature. Next to being an excellent front ender, he takes care of our SCRUM planning & process.

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Stijn Van Der Spiegel

Back End Developer

A former pro gamer that switched from carrying his team in Dota to becoming a Python pro. With his passion for AI and ML, we sure have high hopes for this competitive coder.

Thomas Vanhove

Thomas Vanhove

CEO, Founder

Thomas originally created the DataOps Interface, Tengu, during his PhD at Ghent University. Together with Gregory, he founded Qrama nv, a spin-off that brings Tengu to data market.

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