Thieme Hennis

Thieme Hennis (1981) is a PhD researcher in the Systems Engineering Group of the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management of Delft University of Technology. Before joining the university, he was concept cowboy at Peers, a software company focused on improving collaboration and communication in groups.

His research focuses on reputation as a social currency in online professional communities. More specifically, he researches the influence of reputation on interaction and contributions in communities, and focuses on building reputation standards that support the exchange and creation of knowledge in learning communities, improve relevancy of recommendations, and sustain self-organization.

With regard to the site, he looks at quality management and reputation as a possibility to make useful connections between objects.