Michiel Hildebrand is the Chief Experience Officer at Spinque. His mission is to empower organizations to design search-based applications over knowledge graphs. At Spinque he is responsible for unleashing the power of the company’s unique probabilistic graph database by putting it in the hands of domain and information specialists. He has guided organizations with the construction of knowledge graphs and the design of search experiences in the governmental domain, e-commerce and cultural heritage, including the award winning warlives.org. Michiel received his PhD from University of Amsterdam in 2010 for his research on access to Linked Data. He worked as a researcher at VU University Amsterdam and CWI before joining Spinque in 2014.