In March 2011, Jos was selected as a finalist to the first-ever 'Uutisraivaaja' ('Newsplorer') innovation contest by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation, for his idea of an open-source, hyper-personalized news recommendation engine based on on-line social gestures.
The 'News Hub', Nokia's news and conversation intranet site, where Jos was a concept developer and editor, was granted an Award of Excellence at the CiB Awards 2007, by the British Association of Communicators in Business.
'WOW! Wireless', a Helsinki, Finland-based Web and Wap publication on mobile communications, part of Talentum Publishers, of which Jos was the associate producer at the time, won the NetMedia European Online Journalism Award 2000 for best technology reporting.
'City OnLine', an Amsterdam-based Internet portal, part of publicly listed Wegener NV, where Jos was a concept developer, reporter and editor at the time, won the Interactive Publishing Award 1998 for the best European Internet community website.Describe the most impressive thing you've done.