Upon completion of his study at the Hogere Economische School in Amsterdam (1985), Ronald joined IBM as account manager. In that position, he gained a broad view on the intersection between business processes and the information technology. In 1998, he joined ELC Systems Management (later Ordina) as business unit manager. In 2003, Ronald was co-founder of a new IT company focused on technical infrastructure implementation and managed services. In 2005, he joined Haselhoff Group as senior consultant and partner.