Robert “prino” Prins is a 53-year old hitchhiking grandfather of three, born in the Netherlands, but now living in Belgium.
His recorded hitchhiking career started on 16 June 1980 at 7:47 and as of 6 June 2013 at 19:31 he has hitched 364,457.7 km.
In his daily life he is an analyst programmer with more than 27 years of experience in PL/I and somewhat less in DB2, CICS, REXX and IDMS. He is the author and maintainer of a set of REXX execs that can be used to convert legacy languages into HTML. He is also, since February 2003, the maintainer of the mini-FAQ for the comp.lang.pascal.borland Usenet newsgroup.
He’s currently unemployed. A CV is available on request.