MEET OUR MENTORS AND INSPIRATORS

IN THE PROGRAM

Be part of this network. Become a mentor.

Do you want to know more about mentoring? Ask Loes via Loes@travelimpactlab.nl

Eelke Polle I Travel Impact Accelerator
Founder / Program Director
Loes van Kooten I Travel Impact Accelerator
Program Manager
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.
Marjon Kaper I ANWB
Director @ ANWB Reizen
Frank Oostdam I ANVR
President/Director

What I have to offer:
General knowledge of the (international) travelindustry, expertise in retailing and an extensive network
Dan Fennessy I Partywith
Founder

What I have to offer:
A lot of experience in travel, launching, mobile apps, pitching
Tessa aan de Stegge I Purpose Lab
Founder

What I have to offer:
Brand strategy & trend forecasting within the field of sustainable travel,
Jolanda degen I Darwin Invest
Founder
Tey El-Rjula I The invisible man
The invisible man, CEO/founder @ TYKN
Rafael Enzler I Gutundgut
Partner

What I have to offer:
I'm a passionate tourism professional and founder of gutundgut, a consulting, innovation management and project development company focused on sustainable tourism based in Switzerland and the Netherlands. Over the last 15 years I managed and directed a variety of tourism and marketing initiatives.
Martijn Peeters I Camptoo
CEO / Co-founder
Elisabeth Stevens I Incision.care
COO

What I have to offer:
A strong focus on building a top team and culture to help your start-up. I am an expert in scaling (tech) organizations through hyper-growth and international expansion – especially focusing on the people- and organizational side of growing your company.
Priska Renold I Switzerland Tourism
Marketing Manager

What I have to offer:
Connection to a great Network in Switzerland, Marketing Know-How, Destination Management, Tourism expertise, Product Development.
Andreas Jossen I Swiss Railways
Head of Innovation Outpost San Francisco

What I have to offer:
Link US-Europe, Rail, mobility, transit, corporate-startup-collaborations, open innovation
Rob Zuidema
Directeur.
Oud HR Director Booking.com
Michiel Stoffels I Bohemian Birds
CEO

What I have to offer:
Get it done mentality & sales (B2B / B2C)
Edith Huntink I Riksja Travel
Lead New Business & Innovation

What I have to offer:
commercial sales perspective, customer oriented, front office and back office processes, tailor-made travel, DMCs
Chris Scheltema I ANWB
Legal Counsel

What I have to offer:
Legal knowledge and experience with venture capital from my past as a lawyer
Sam Gertsen I Transavia
Strategic Partner Mgr.

What I have to offer:
Contact with all Dutch and Many Intl. Travel Companies and aware of their latest digital endeavours
Rajneesh Badal I Travel with Zoey
Managing Director

What I have to offer:
> 10 years experience and network in travel; build multiple startups (and closed them); working lean (NEXT Canvas); revenue/business model focus; financial and data background; experience with B2C and B2B models
Marielle van Gorp I The Impact Buddy
Founder

What I have to offer:
People & culture, Global Scaling & Growth, Sales, Go-to-market strategy, Impact Management & Measurement, Supply Operations, Developing Strategic Partnerships, Innovation, Performance management
Marc Wesselink Venturerock
Co-founder Venturerock and Contrarian Ventures
Ana Dias e Seixas I Amadeus IT Group
Manager, online startups.

What I have to offer:
more than 20 yrs in travel & tourism; commercial, business development and marketing roles in international business environments, etc
Rian Verkooijen I NieuweRoutes
Founder

What I have to offer:
I am an experienced networker, coach, trainer and facilitator. I have a large network and know how to build a strong relationmanagement.
Emiel Begthel I ANWB
Programmamanager Personalisatie

What I Have to offer:
Marketing, Change, Ecommerce, Personalisation/Data
Robert Westerhuis I Orange Minds
Founder & Design Sprint facilitator

What I have to offer:
Lean Startup background. Design Thinker / Design Sprint facilitator. Customer focused innovation. Mainly working with large corporate organizations that want to innovate like a startup. I travelled 74 countries. I work 30%-40% of my time abroad.
David Mozes I Volta Ventures
Principal

What I have to offer:
Fundraising & commercial strategy
Karianne Van Rongen I ANWB
Manager Marketing

What I have to offer:
general management (commercial focus), broad marketing & sales experience (b-to-c), productmanagement, travel industry, customer centric, change management and leadership.
René Nieuwmans I Riksja Travel
New business lead retail

What I have to offer:
Online marketing, data analysis, six sigma lean, travel
Rob Steffe I Cookie Monster
Digital Marketing Creature

What I have to offer:
Based on my experience, I can help answer the question: "How can your startup benefit from digital marketing, digital advertising and marketing technology?"
Kjell van Milaan I ANWB
Manager Data & Analytics Finance

What I have to offer:
Co-founded a startup myself in the past.
Data / technology / finance / control.
Marion Muetstege I ANWB
Manager Corporate Strategy

What I have to offer:
Strategy, Marketing, Marketingstrategy, Brand, Marketingcommunication,Proposition development, Presenting skills,
Simone Pourier I FASE
Regional Manager Netherlands

What I have to offer:
As a co-founder of two startups and advisor to startups and scale-ups, I have gained extensive experience with business planning, business modelling and financing rounds. Nowadays, my focus is on social and environmental enterprises. My network consists mostly of actors in the social enterprise field.
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.
Jelle Oskam I Odyssey Attribution
Co-founder en CEO
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.
Veerle Witte I Travel Diaries
Founder / CEO
Sjoerd Mol I Benvalor
Attorney-at-law and Partner Corporate / M&A
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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Rian Verkooijen I NieuweRoutes

Founder What I have to offer: I am an experienced networker, coach, trainer and facilitator. I have a large network and know how to build a strong relationmanagement.