Frank van der Kruijssen has a background in Electrical Engineering, University of Technology, Eindhoven. After his graduation he started working in high-tech industry for ICT Group
as a software engineer. He does secondment, consultancy and projects for many companies, in areas ranging from consumer electronics through machine-building industry to medical systems.
Since 2006 Frank has worked in the role of System Architect. In this role, he likes the aspect of creating the optimal system for all stakeholders. This means working with professionals from different disciplines, from mechanical engineers to business managers. His passion is to create software that resolves difficult problems in an easy way by reducing complexity from the start. He also teaches and coaches colleagues in the field of system architecting.
Since 2013 Frank has worked in a team at ICT Group that creates a system that manages data and workflow for the radiotherapy department of the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, USA. This system functions as the cortex of the new proton therapy system and integrates the modalities that are involved in the preparation and radiation workflows. In February 2020, the new proton system including the software from ICT Group went live in the clinic, thereby replacing the old system.