Wim Codenie is programme coordinator Software Engineering at Sirris, the collective centre of the Belgian technology industry. He graduated from the Free University of Brussels in 1988 where he was involved in research on object-oriented frameworks and self reflection in object-oriented programming languages. He has a strong ICT background and currently advices companies about improving their software product development capabilities. His specific interests include product variability; agile software development and innovation management in software development. He has set up several research initiatives at the national and European level on these topics.