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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_single_image image=”1713″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] Aimforthemoon helps corporates to scale up innovation through entrepreneurship. Being an entrepreneur and working together with another co-founder, we build an

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Rond de Bajes

[vc_row type=”vc_default” full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1485536621772{margin-top: -70px !important;background-color: #000000 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_video link=”https://vimeo.com/183529465″ align=”center”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”803″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text] Rond de Bajes is a yearly One-day Cycling Event around the

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World of Whisky

[vc_row type=”vc_default” css=”.vc_custom_1484575513344{margin-top: 40px !important;margin-bottom: 20px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_single_image image=”1000″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text] World of Whisky is a Dutch platform for whisky professions en enthusiasts. The redesign is part of

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Innovate

Merging design with development, offering a panoramic view to each endeavor.

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This is about me

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With a self-taught, hands-on approach, I helped to create innovative online solutions together with a team of designers and developers. My role and skill-set changed several times as co-owner of Cargoguide International, an international multi-million freight rate service and an mid-size online advertising agency Bandbreed, based in The Netherlands.

Started as an Interaction-designer & art-director, becoming a persuasion specialist, project-manager and business analyst. I would not classify myself as a programmer, but I do have a great understanding of what code can do in the years to come. Combined, all these skills helped me being chief-operations of Cargoguide. In 2017 Cargoguide has been successfully sold and became part of the WiseTech Global group.

People might say that I am an entrepreneur with a start-up mindset, always seeking new challenges. I took some time off to enjoy life, reflect, look back and in search for something new. Besides traveling and doing some social volunteers projects I am developing new business concepts. I am open for new business opportunities, short-term projects and I have an advisory role in helping out start-ups.

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Track Record

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The world’s first flexible touchscreen mat, made for games, interactive stories and educational use.

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Playmat.io / 2016 – Current / Owner

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The world’s leading freight rate comparison service for Air- and Ocean logistics.

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Cargoguide.com / 2003 – 2016 / Co-Owner

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Online Advertising agency in The Netherlands.

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Bandbreed.com / 2005 – 2012 / Founder – Managing Director

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Projects

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