Bruges, Belgium, December 3th 1984;
In 2003 Joren Six started the course Professional Bachelor in Applied Computer Science at University College Ghent – Faculty Business Information and ICT . In 2006 he graduated developing an online survey system as an exchange student at Halmstad University – Sweden .
Next he started a Master of Science: Computer Science at University College Ghent – Faculty Applied Engineering Sciences. In 2008 he graduated with a master’s thesis about recommender systems .
After his studies he started at Vooruit Arts Centre to implement a recommender system and to help with IBBT research projects Vooruit was involved in: mainly the DEUS and CUPID projects. Joren kept working for the CUPID project but switched Vooruit for Cultuurnet Vlaanderen as employer in September 2009.
In 2009 he started working on a MIR-related research project at University College Ghent – Faculty of Music : Development and Application of MIR Techniques on Contemporary Classical and Ethnic Music. Late 2013 this project turned into a 4-year PhD-project at University Ghent, IPEM .