From Australia, Silicon Valley, New York to Amsterdam, our advisors built and sold companies, created and scaled global marketing teams and advise to Fortune 100 boards.
Willem van der Mark
Super seasoned sales leader with over 25 years of experience. Led Sales in Northern Europe for GitHub, who got acquired by Microsoft for $7.5 billion. Prior and after Willem’s time at Github he built and scaled sales teams across Europe, often for enterprise tech platforms headquartered in the US.
Ellen Bark – Lindhout
Seasoned corporate marketing and innovation leader with roles throughout Europe at Heineken, Sara Lee and Henkel. Switched the corporate world four years ago to lead Collider.io, a marketing technology accelerator in Amsterdam. Selecting, coaching and scaling over 30 startups since 2016, Ellen brings a wealth of strategic and hands-on experience.
Boulder, Colorado, USA
Scott has two decades of experience in strategic marketing, consulting, analysis and leadership roles, in which he specialized in connecting brands and people through forward-thinking technology. As member of the founding team and Chief Strategy Officer at Social Media Management Platform Sprinklr, Scott was involved at the start that led to a $1B+ valuation today.
Business Innovation x Technology x Marketing = Creative Magic. Jeremy works at Google as Head of Creative Business Northern Europe. Prior he was at Heineken as Head of Digital Strategy and Social Media. Earlier in his career he worked in leadership positions at global agencies including 180 Amsterdam, Draft FCB and Lowe. Jeremy is a regular public speaker on leadership and people development.
San Francisco, USA
Charlene is a principal analyst at Altimeter, a Prophet company, and author of the New York Times bestseller, “Open Leadership”, “Groundswell” and “The Engaged Leader”. Frequently quoted by The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Associated Press. She was on “60 Minutes” and is a highly-sought-after public speaker at conferences such as World Business Forum, World Economic Forum, TED, and SXSW.
New York City, USA
Charles is a senior executive with 35 years experience in media, advertising, and digital marketing. From print at Time Inc. to advertising at JWT, McKinney to online at About.com and Advertising.com. He was the founding Chief Revenue Officer for Brightroll and helped build over $500M in revenue and $100M in profit until Yahoo! acquired BrightRoll for $640M in 2015.
Jeroen de Bakker
Brand transformation leader since 1996. Currently at Talpa Radio as CMO and Board Member Juke. Prior, he advised top-tier European companies on branding, disruptive business planning, go-to-market, growth strategy, PR, e-commerce, technology and startup culture. He co-founded and managed several upstarts, agencies and was a mentor to startups at Rockstart.