Wout Dillen is the coordinator of the Antwerp division of the DARIAH-VL consortium (part of DARIAH-BE), where he acts as a liaison between DH projects at the University of Antwerp. As part of this function, he is also involved in the development of DARIAH-related pilot projects at the University of Antwerp's Centre for Manuscript Genetics; works towards a solution for current hosting and sustainability issues; manages the website of the literature department's Platform for Digital Humanities; and organizes its lecture series (since April 2017). Wout defended his Ph.D. dissertation on 'Digital Scholarly Editing for the Genetic Orientation' in 2015 at the University of Antwerp as part of the Creative Undoing and Textual Scholarship (CUTS)' project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC) and supervised by Dirk Van Hulle. For this project he also developed the online Lexicon of Scholarly Editing that was initiated by his supervisor. In 2016, he held a one-year experienced researcher position at the Univeristy of Borås' Library and Information Science department as part of DiXiT, a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. He is also the secretary of the European Society for Textual Scholarship.