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Ms. Hoven is a Technical Consultant with Rational Software BV where she specializes in Testing methodologies and Solutions Consultation, Product Management and product integration. She has been involved in Application Life Cycle development for the past 16 years for companies worldwide. Rounding out her career, Ms. Hoven also has many years of experience in International Sales Support, Application Life Cycle Management Consultant, Business Analysis, Applications Developer, and Systems Programmer. Originally from New Haven, Connecticut USA, she is a permanent resident of the Netherlands where she has lived for the past 2 ½ years.