Experienced digital professional. Currently working at ABN AMRO.
2000 - 2004
Bachelor degree, Ing.
In 1999, I started studying Electrical & Electronic Engineering at the Fontys in Venlo, the Netherlands. Because I was more interested in the soft side of technology I switched studying Information Technology at the Fontys Eindhoven. In 2004 I graduated Bachelor degree.
2004 - 2007
As I had started my own internet startups I wanted to learn more about entrepreneurship. For this reason I started studying Business Administration at the RSM Erasmus University in 2004. I finished my bachelor courses in 2006 and started the Master Program Business Information Management.
2002 - 2012
Founder and general manager
After a few years of webdesign experience I founded nedwise together with Rik Schennink. We started working on the first Dutch free online calendar system iAgenda.nl. Applying the freemium model we created DAgenda as a paid business version. During the following years, I was responsible for initiating and managing many other web applications and online communities including: Reluzu, Scrabbin and Innomediary.
2006 - 2007
2008 - 2009
Founder and product manager
Together with Remy Boerwinkel, I founded Ventika BV. Ventika is a company providing innovation community software and services. During startup I was responsible for general management and management of the development team (3 FTE).
2010 - 2011
Business consultant and project manager
Tam Tam is one of the largest full service internet agencies in the Netherlands. Worked as business consultant and (scrum-master) project manager for many clients including Nestlé Benelux, DAF Trucks, OgilvyOne and the Dutch Chamber of Commerce. Left Tam Tam because of the sale of Urbika.com to Sdu Uitgevers.
2010 - 2011
Founded a new online open content community for the construction industry named 'Urbika'. The community grew to 75.000 organic visitors a month within a year. Urbika.com was sold to Sdu Uitgevers in March 2011. In 2014 Urbika was merged into de Architect.
2011 - 2012
Online marketing manager
Responsible for online marketing strategy and execution for the construction industry portfolio (amongst others Cobouw, Vastgoedmarkt and de Architect).. Mainly worked on defining and improving E-commerce KPI’s, SEO, SEA, conversion optimization, e-mail marketing, social media strategy and redefining the strategy of the business unit.
2012 - 2015
Digital marketing developer
Responsible for digital development at ABN AMRO Commercial and Merchant Bank.
2015 - current
Lead Change - CB Digital
Responsible for Change at ABN AMRO Corporate Banking Digital. Working with agile teams on delivering customer value for "tomorrow" and "the day after tomorrow".