Harm is a Dutch entrepreneur working in legal informatics since 2000 and specialized in legal management. He received his law degree from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam in 1995. He is well known for his expertise on contract management, corporate governance, compliance and other legal management work. Over the years, Harm has worked on over a hundred legal management projects for international companies including IBM, ING Bank, TomTom, and AlpInvest.
In 2002, Harm co-founded the Dutch software company Effacts. In this role, he has been working on the improvement of legal work by the use of smart technology. At Codex, Harm initiated a research project on the implementation of computable contracts. Harm and his team of legal and information technology professionals are working on actual business cases that use artificial intelligence in contract management. The goal of the project is to make contracts easier to use, to reduce transaction costs, and to improve legal and other risk control.