Iggy van der Wielen has been a scientific programmer at CentERdata since 2011, where he works on different projects. He is responsible for the development of the Sample Distributor and text message use within the SHARE project and ESS Sweden. In addition, he develops mobile apps for the Android platform such as for the Time Expenditure study and the study on Sampling Happiness In Natural Environments. Iggy also conducts IT projects for the CentERdata panels including the study into mobility, in which he collaborates with the University of Twente.
Iggy also develops websites for various clients such as www.kostenmodel.examineringmbo.nl/, which provides schools with the capability to calculate the complete examination process. Another example: www.ipto.nl for the collection of data for the Integral Education Employee Census (Integrale PersoneelsTellingen Onderwijs) and the new website for Planmirror.
He studied Advanced Computer Sciences at the AVANS University of Applied Sciences in Breda. From 2006 until 2011 he worked in various positions at an e-business organization, ultimately becoming responsible for the set-up of the development infrastructure.