Maarten started his career in 1994 in the Food & Beverage (F&B) industry where he held several commercial positions within both account management and business development. His activities spanned EMEA and the Americas.
In 2000, Maarten entered the ICT industry (ERP, Telco), then joined Bbned (a Telco startup) in 2001 where he was responsible for Sales & Marketing. Within 6 years he built up a multimillion business in WAN and Internet Access solutions as Director Sales & Marketing. From 2009, he worked in several senior commercial and management director roles in the Telco and F&B business, driving growth and continuous improvement.
Passionate about how new technologies change the way people and companies will be successful, Maarten now helps start-ups who wish to change the world starting with Asia Pacific.
Outside the office, Maarten enjoys sailing, cycling, playing tennis and exploring Asia.