Wim Rappé

Leuven, Belgium

Tech wizzard with a passion for design, hardware, software and bicycles.
Wim's Skills
User Experience

Startup Experience

First time founder

Age Group


About Wim

Industrial grade problem solver with a hands-on approach based on a broad background in electronic, electro-mechanical and software engineering. I am passionate about fruit and old orchards and also about cycling.

Work Experience

Project engineer

T&M Solutions / Averna

January 2011 - June 2013

Labview Development ​of existing and new test and measurement systems. Graphical user interface and ​PLC software​ (Beckhoff). Wiring of electrical panels ​for machines.

Junior consultant


April 2015 - April 2017

Programming in Labview of lab equipment and production machines.

Freelancer in product development and design

Self employed

July 2017 - Today

I help companies with their prototyping design and pre-production prototypes. I can also help the customer with automation and testing needs.

Co-founder and techical director


February 2019 - Today

Our company produces cider and apple juice with some unique and refreshing tastes. We only use fruit from orchards that promote bio-diversity.


Xios Hogeschool Limburg

Master of Electronics and ICT Engineering

2008 - 2010

Xios Hogeschool Limburg

Professional Bachelor: ​Elektronica-ICT

2005 - 2008