Bio: Nicolas Vanderbiest

Nicolas Vanderbiest is an academic, currently completing his PhD at Leuven University’s Laboratory for the Analysis of Organisational Communication Systems. Aside from writing a thesis on how companies cope with reputation crises on the internet – bad buzz – of which he has documented 453 occurences, he teaches public relations. Nicolas is frequently called upon by the media (including RTBF’s «Décodeurs» and «A votre avis», France Culture‘s «Elysée-Moi» to sort through our politicians’ multifarious digital lives, including France’s presidential candidates. All of Nicolas’ many digital lives can be found cohabitating in harmony at