I'm a digital creative skilled in both coding and online marketing.
I was born in the Netherlands and I feel European. I hold an MSc in Mathematics and did not finish my PhD in AI to find structure in musical pieces. I speak a lot of languages.
I've done a lot of work on social networks such as CouchSurfing and Hyves. I'm most proud of having played a crucial role in setting up Hitchwiki, the biggest online resource for hitchhikers.
These days my main focus is my startup, B2B Pay.
Hitchhiking is often considered a dangerous activity, something for people without money: not something people associate with business. My personal experience is quite different because hitchhiking was my road to Damascus, no pun intended. I didn’t make any money from hitchhiking but instead I learned languages, sales, grit and built the biggest online resource for hitchhikers. […]
It’s time for some another blog post. I’ll just dump some thoughts in here. Don’t expect a structured piece. (Note to self: Do more of these over the coming months.) In two weeks from now I’ll be in London. Again. More interesting stuff this time. It’ll be Techstars demo day Fintech Week in London for […]