Tom Simons is a designer based in Leiden, the Netherlands. He works at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines as an interaction designer, where he is responsible for designing pleasant and easy interaction methods for a variety of KLM's Virtual Reality trainings for employees.
He completed his master's degree Industrial Design Engineering at the University of Twente in Enschede. Besides his studies, he has served as a member of several committees and was a member of Board XXVII of AEGEE-Enschede. He was also part of the organisation team of 'Spring Agora Enschede': a 6 day conference for 600 international students at the University of Twente.
Tom was born in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands, where he lived the first few years of his life. At the age of three, he moved to the United States for one year, before moving to Singapore for seven years. After returning to the Netherlands, he attended ‘Gymnasium Apeldoorn’, from which he graduated in 2010. He moved to Enschede for his studies, and to Leiden after graduating.
In his free time, Tom loves to play the piano and to travel around the world. He loves all aspects of design, from graphic design to engineering.. Whenever something needs to be designed, Tom will be there to get the job done.
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