Marcel Nijenhof studied computational physics from 1988 until 1995. He started to use linux during 1993 which was at that moment only two years old.
As a enthusiast user he joined the dutch linux user group (nllgg) where he became a board member and the chairman of the society. In this function he spends time on the promotion and spread of knowledge over linux.
He works for a small company Proxy where he has the function of Unix System Architect.