MEET OUR MENTORS AND INSPIRATORS

IN THE PROGRAM

Tatiana Glad I Impact Hub
Co-founder, director

What I have to offer:
an entrepreneur, sustainability practitioner and change strategist working across sectors and cultures with a focus on impact entrepreneurship, urban innovation, sustainable enterprise and the next generation.
Tey El-Rjula I The invisible man
The invisible man, CEO/founder @ TYKN
Marjon Kaper I ANWB
Director @ ANWB Reizen
Marius Appelman I Riksja Travel
Founder&Director

What I have to offer:
Founder experience, large network, lot of connections with startups
Nico Gielen I Transavia Ventures
Investment Lead New Business

What I have to offer:
Business Development, Sales, Investor readiness and 15 years experience as Founder & CEO of startup/scale up and 5 years experience as investor.
Jelle Oskam I Odyssey Attribution
Co-founder en CEO
Veerle Witte I Travel Diaries
Founder / CEO
Sjoerd Mol I Benvalor
Attorney-at-law and Partner Corporate / M&A
Eric van der Maten I Arches Capital
Managing Partner
Martijn Vrielink I Incentro
Managing Director

What I have to offer:
My career started as full stack developer and then grown to be teamlead, Scrum Master, project manager and I'm now general manager of a 50 people large company specialised in creating online experiences. I have a commercial drive and know what it takes to grow. My network is primarily in the top 200 of Dutch corporate's.
Jos Steeghs I ANWB
Manager Functional support

What I have to offer:
I have knowledge of innovation management. In my daily work I meet various start-ups who pitch for ANWB. As a consultant I have seen many business models of many national and internationl companies. I have business, finance and IT knowledge. In my daily work I support startup initiatives within ANWB.
Yolanda Verveer Born I MIkomi
Freelance consultant Innovation/Business models/Design thinking/Lean Innovation @ mikomi.nl
Michel Groenenstijn I Studio XD
founder @ Studio XD / Goya Experiences

What I have to offer:
Experience design, design thinking, impact, travel startup, business
Jochum Jarigsma I Twona
CEO

What I have to offer:
sales, marketing, increase revenue
Claudia Metz I Transavia
Spokesperson and communication strategist

What I have to offer:
communication strategy, media contacts, interviews media
Perry van de Wiel I Travelhome
Directeur

What I have to offer:
Travel, gaming and game events/ the ups and downs of a startup and the selling proces of a company/ Travelhome is a daughter of ANWB.
Lars Rompen I TIL en Qeske
Coordinator/Community Manager

What I have to offer:
Business Development, Marketing Strategies, Organisational Development.
Jaap van der Linden I ANWB
Business owner Kamperen

What I have to offer:
Managerial experiance, International business, travelbusiness, media business, law and legislation, mentorship experience
Erik Spliet I ANWB
Manager marketing & Sales

What I have to offer:
Strategy, business development, positioning, branding, concept development, sales opportunities. Broad network because I have worked in various companies in the tourism industry
Helene Hallebeek Transavia
CRO specialist / innovation consultant

What I have to offer:
validation methods, insights in A/B testing, the importance of tracking, network within Transavia and other CRO hero's (from other companies)
René Herrewijnen I ANWB
Business Innovation Consultant

What I have to offer:
Innovation expert | businesswise | challenger | large network of all kind of companies, big and small.
Marco van Leeuwen I BUas
Team Manager, expert travel industry, supervisor Tourism Impact Lab @ Breda University of applied sciences

What I have to offer:
Travel industry contacts, national and international, 15 year of industry work experience, funder of our E-lab and as a lecturer experienced in creating new business and innovation challenges.
Michiel Alkemade I Roos
Proud founder, CEO

What I have to offer:
Experience with product development, team structure and processes, business development, validation and experimenting, writing pitches and connecting investors and online marketing.
Michael Koenka I MDK//AMSTERDAM
Chief Awesome Officer

What I have to offer:
Pitching for investment. And finding the right investor fit.
Mike Moolenbel I BDG Retail & Services
Managing partner

What I have to offer:
20 years of experience as business development executive coach and entrepreneur in the leisure and business travel market, detailed marketing, ict, sales & financial knowledge, wide network.
Tessa aan de Stegge I Purpose Lab
Founder

What I have to offer:
Brand strategy & trend forecasting within the field of sustainable travel,
Niels van Steenbergen I Consultancy
Consultant @ Niels van Steenbergen Consultancy

What I have to offer:
Organization & psychology: seeing & understanding the dynamics of startups under the surface.
Jeroen van Vilsteren I Riksja Travel
Manager sales & marketing

What I have to offer:
Sustainability/innovation/sales/
Olivier Newton I Transavia
Strategic Network Planner

What I have to offer:
- Broad contacts within the airline industry
- Background in economics, specific experience with growth strategy, balancing short and long term impacts/risks
- New to startup mentoring but extremely enthusiastic and willing to put effort and energy in
Lourens Keers I Z-Tech
Marketplace Lead

What I have to offer:
I have experience both in bootstrapping companies, as well as manoeuvring in large corporates. My focus is in launching digital platforms: e-commerce, apps and marketplaces, but I exploited escape rooms and just successfully funded a game on Kickstarter. I bring a network of entrepreneurs and (corporate and angel) investors.
Frank Oostdam I ANVR
President/Director

What I have to offer:
General knowledge of the (international) travelindustry, expertise in retailing and an extensive network
Piet-Hein Berkhout I Berkhout Consulting
Owner

What I have to offer:
As a small scale investor, I have a hands-on approach. I advice and help the entrepreneur where I can to strengthen the organisation, to mitigate risks, to sharpen the business model, to prepare for additional investment rounds and exit. Having been a lawyer for over 20 years, I can of course bring a wealth of useful legal experience to the table.
Jacques Eijkens I JEM
Director

What I have to offer:
Customer journey, team development, strategy
Frieda de Graaf I Transavia
Change & Innovation Lead @Transavia

What I have to offer:
Digital product, marketing and financial expertise/knowledge.
Networks: KLM/Transavia, Coolblue
Hands on ideas on where to start fixing your challenge
Brit Haarmans I Transavia
Innovation Lead

What I have to offer:
Lean start-up & design sprint methodology, how to run experiments, validate assumptions, create MVP's. I am an intrapreneur so I know how to build up things from scratch. My network is broad in the travel and mobility industry.
Bas Lemmens I Hotelplanner
President

What I have to offer:
20 years online travel
Charles Mander I M1 Consulting
CFO (Strategy, Finance, Funding)

What I have to offer:
25 years of strategy & finance experience (McKinsey & PwC)
Gerben Hardeman I ANVR
Travel Tomorrow lead to make the travel sector more futureproof

What I have to offer:
See also my linkedin profile my experience is in connecting people and business in the travel sector and collaborating with different players and stakeholders to make the world a bit better. Specialisation in Responsible Tourism. Huge international network in travel and tourism
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For more information contact Loes

T. +316 - 15 13 86 67

M. Loes@travelimpactlab.nl