Erik Hekman

Researcher Big Data

Erik Hekman was born in Nijmegen in 1982 and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the Hogeschool Arnhem and Nijmegen. He then completed a Master of Media Technology at Leiden University.

Currently he is working at the Crossmedia Business Lectorate. His main subjects are Social Media, Cross Media, Interactive High-Definition Television, and (Digital) Cultural Heritage. At the moment he is working on his PhD research about the value of social media and how money could be earned with it. Click on the value creation research project to read more about his doctoral research.

In addition to his research activities, Hekman also provides lectures for the Digital Communication study, mainly for the courses Web Design, Object-oriented Design, Computer Programming and Research.

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