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
Investment Associate
Legal, business and venture capital expertise. LLM in Corporate Law and Master in Business Administration.

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 Martijn Hakstege, Director Security
  • E-Health: Kees Donkervoort, Director Healthcare and Wieger Vos, Strategy Healthcare
  • Internet of Things: Carolien Nijhuis, Director IOT and Jasper Kuin, Manager IOT Academy
  • Connected Home: Joyce van de Garde, Manager New Initiatives
  • Innovation & New Business: Jasper Snijder, EVP New Business and Paul Naastepad, Director XS4ALL
  • Legal & Tax: Bart de Ruijter, Diederick Blankevoort
  • Patents: Koenraad Wuyts
  • Grants & Subsidies: Job Meines
  • Ecosystem & partnerships, Marie-José van den Boomgaard, startup liaison officer