The core KPN Ventures team consists of the following people:

Managing Director
18+ years experience in Strategy, M&A, Digital/Mobile Business Development and Venture Capital.
Investment Manager
10+ years experience in finance, M&A and private equity
Investment Associate
MSc in Finance and MSc in Pharmacy; 3 years experience in venture capital/M&A and entrepreneurship
Analyst
Investment analyst with legal, business and venture capital expertise. Master in Law and Business Administration.
Visiting Associate
BA International Management and completing Master Business Administration; 2 years experience in M&A and private equity; former professional Triathlon athlete.

In addition we work with internal and external industry experts and advisors such as:

  • Data & Analytics: Martijn Koning, VP Data & Analytics
  • Cybersecurity: Jaya Baloo, Chief Information Security Officer and Erik Ploegmakers, Director Security
  • E-Health: Stefan Scheepers, Director Healthcare and Wieger Vos, Strategy Healthcare
  • Internet of Things: Carolien Nijhuis, Director IOT and Jasper Kuin, Manager IOT Academy
  • Connected Home: Arnoud Jullens, Director Incubator
  • Innovation & New Business: Jasper Snijder, EVP New Business
  • Legal & Tax: Bart de Ruijter, Diederick Blankevoort
  • Grants & Subsidies: Job Meines
  • Ecosystem & partnerships, Marie-José van den Boomgaard, startup liaison officer