1968: M.Sc in Mathematics, university of Manitoba.
1974: Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Faculty of Mathematics at the Uiversity of Waterloo. This involved escape analysis in the presence of confounding language features like pointers and procedure variables.
1972-4: Post-doctoral fellowship under Barry Mailloux, implementing Algol 68. I got a fair ways into that compiler in the two years I spent thare -- I got the front end working, but not the code generator.
1974-78: Wetenschappelijke Medewerker at the Mathematical Centre in Amsterdam. I was persuaded to continue work on the compiler, though the resources available were far from adequate.
1978-present. Member of IFIP Working Group 2.1 on Algorithmic Language. (Membership in IFIP working groups is by invitation only, after an examination of the candidate's contributions.)
1979-81 Two years teaching computer science at Northeastern University.
1980-1981: Consultant for Dialog/Verbex on systems language design
1981-1988 Assistant professor of computer science at Concordia University in Motreal.
1988-1990: implemented OSI communication protocols at SR Sytems.
1990-1994: worked on C and C++ interpreters for Visual Edge, part of their User Interface Management system for X.
1994-present: Stayed home as father to mind the family.
Present: still at home, family has mostly grown up and moved out, and it's time to look for something else to do.
See also: My blog at http://hendrikboom.dreamwidth.org and my personal web site at http://topoi.pooq.com/hendrik/. Email me at email@example.com.