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Johan Vonk

When he was about 22 years old, he moved to Amersfoort and started at KPMG. After a few years, he changed his job to a wholesaler in home decoration. He began there as head of finance and grew to CFO, with responsibilities spanning finance, HRM, and ICT. Following this, he transitioned to a production organization […]

Stephen Grossman

Stephen has run operations in 40+ countries and has managed well over 1,000 employees, leading dozens of acquisitions and spin-offs across Europe and the US. He has scaled companies from a starter team of 5 to over 150 in less than 24 months, including engineering a reverse acquisition that saw the company scale even further. […]

Barry Edney

Originally from the coatings industry, Barry is currently a freelance Business Consultant and former NED with a Multi Academy Trust, where he was a member of the Finance and Resources Committee, Chair of the Teaching & Learning Committee, and Chaired a key project Sub-Committee. Before working as a freelance consultant, Barry successfully built and sold […]

Sofie van Londen

She leads transactions and advises in the area, including on protection and exploitation IP and use of open source technology. She established and sold legal practices in data technology various times. She was General Counsel with an ASX listed telecommunications company, responsible for roll-out of international infrastructure, joint ventures and share issues, as well as […]

Hervé Francois

He has worked in the industry as Quant, Trader, Digital Assets Lead and Partner, for companies such as Investcorp, ING Bank, and Natixis across France, USA, Japan, Hong-Kong, the Netherlands, and UAE. Entrepreneur-minded and business-oriented, Hervé successfully launched different blockchain / digital assets initiatives from proof of concept into production, capitalizing on blockchain technology potential […]

Peter de Haas

Since December 2020, Peter has been at the helm of Nabigeta BV, a firm offering CxO services to organizations seeking interim executive leadership. Nabigeta has flourished under his guidance, taking on roles such as Partner Success Director at Synigo, CTO at Arbor Media B.V., and similar positions at Backbase and enableLab. Peter excels in providing […]

Marc Wullings

After a career in enterprise sales in ICT, he specialised in tech companies in the Benelux and Nordic markets. Over the last 10 years, Marc worked with over 80 growth companies in the region on implementing growth strategies in new markets and domains. As trainer he has worked with hundreds of startups at various accelerators […]

Frank van Os

In 2016 he co-founded Smartmile and build it to an international scale-up for sustainable urban delivery. Earlier he held senior corporate positions and established a number of corporate ventures. Holding a MSc in mechanical engineering from Delft Technical University, Frank speaks both technology and business. He has a track record in developing sustainable growth strategies […]

Mark Mol

His proven track record speaks for itself: 25+ years of experience in Maritime & Port logistics, Energy (Oil & Gas), Chemicals and Bio-Fuels markets. Comfortable performing at both operational and strategic level, across all levels in the organisation and within different cultures. Growth focused: strong commercial and business development drive. Developing, managing and executing transformations. […]

Dominique Coster

Dominique earned a PhD in Chemistry / Material Science from the University of Wisconsin after a Master in Bio-engineering from the Université Catholique de Louvain in his native Belgium. He later joined the R&D Center of Glaverbel/AGC, a major glass maker. Through his career, he occupied multiple senior leadership positions in Europe and the US. […]

Brad Furber

He is the founder of Aery Advisors, which develops and delivers a suite of strategic coaching services, masterclasses and resources for founders, CEO and funders seeking to scale startup and emerging growth ventures globally. Brad earned a B.A. from the University of Washington, an M.P.P. from the Sanford School of Public Policy (Duke University) and […]

Pieter Kraaijeveld

For the first 20 years of his career, he worked in the aviation, airport development, mobility, transportation, production and infrastructure industries. The last 7 years of his career, he has supported a variety of companies with their growth and business / organizational developments. At present active for Fugro, Niagara Networks (Interface Masters technology spin-off) and […]

Joris Peucheret

He has worked in and advised leading brands at various stages of their journey to align teams, solve problems and seize market opportunities that deliver desired business outcomes. He has a proven track record in shaping products, building brands and high performing teams in myriad of sectors and through many business models. As an Entrepreneur […]

Amit Vaidya

Since 2009, he has advised top 20 global pharma on their international business helping them on scaleup and expanding into new markets with new Go-to-Market models, designing efficient distribution models and business strategy including pricing and market access goals. Amit is currently working with Life Science SMEs to help them with expert guidance in three […]

Tom Vroemen

After the 3 exits, he went on to focus on helping deeptech and climate tech companies, notably in clean aviation. He specifically specialised in strategising companies that have a long time to market and that cope with high uncertainty. Tom holds degrees in Mechanical engineering and Economics, as well as an MBA from HEC Paris. […]

Laurens de Bruijn

Laurens is a senior executive and entrepreneur. He co-founded a series of successful cardiology outpatient clinics in the Netherlands in 2006, targeting process optimisation through standardisation and digital applications. He initiated and drove their UK market entry in 2016, both independently and in partnership with private and public hospitals (an easy sell that proved hard […]

Dieuwke Hoogland

She’s genuinely passionate about entrepreneurship and takes pride in providing support to fellow founders. Dieuwke understands the founder’s journey, making her a go-to person for insightful conversations and support. Despite not being a tech expert, Dieuwke excels in male-dominated and tech-driven environments, contributing to the stable foundations of start- and scale-ups. Her expertise spans M&A, […]