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Business-Casual With Janina Vriesekoop (Heineken)

April 16, 2018

Janina Vriesekoop works at Heineken as an innovation and digital manager and has been working at the beer giant since 2013. The Dutch tech expert previously launched her own digital publishing platform Ons Woord and also worked on the supplier side of a full-service internet company Virtual Affairs as a Project manager and later on […]

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Startupbootcamp’s Ernst Hoestra On Amsterdam’s Startup Ecosystem

April 11, 2018

Ernst Hoestra manages the Commerce acceleration program of the Dutch branch of Startupbootcamp, a network of industry-focused innovation programs. Hoestra is a talented entrepreneur himself, having helped build up the logistics company Cycleon from zero to 60 million euros in enterprise value and having expanded their customer base to the likes ofAmazon, Nike, HP, Canon, […]

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Business-Casual With Kasper Brandi Petersen (LABFRESH)

March 26, 2018

Kasper Brandi Petersen is startup royalty. He’s the name behind the online personal shopping service for men, The Cloakroom — a company which in 2015, according to Petersen, had the highest average basket value of any European online retailer at 250 euros per box. After selling the company to his German competitors, the entrepreneur pursued […]

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Business-Casual With Christoph Sachsenhausen (ABOUT YOU)

March 23, 2018

Christoph Sachsenhausen always liked building things. To begin right at the beginning, he started with Lego, got a little older, progressed into software development before founding a marketing and tech startup, CoPay with friends in 2011 after winning a startup competition. Finally he ended up at one of Europe’s fastest growing fashion-ecommerce companies ABOUT YOU […]

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Business-Casual With Stephan Schambach (NewStore)

March 23, 2018

Stephan Schambach is the founder and chief executive officer of NewStore, a platform designed to make mobile shopping easier, smarter and more intuitive on both the customer and store’s sides. But that’s probably not why you’re familiar with his name — the serial entrepreneur is one of the earliest pioneers of e-commerce, introducing the first standard software […]

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Business-Casual With Ben Farrell (John Lewis)

March 23, 2018

Farrell currently works as the Head of Central Operations and Transport at John Lewis and up until his transition to the shopping giant served in the armed forces. After serving everywhere from Iraq to Berlin, where he was stationed during the Cold War, Farrell started looking for a role that would allow him to spend […]

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Business-Casual With Linda Dauriz (HUGO BOSS)

March 23, 2018

Linda Dauriz works at the German fashion giant HUGO BOSS as the Director of Customer Experience and Corporate Development. Translation? She covers everything from digital marketing to analytics models to the global strategy, a juggling act that she was well-prepared for by her previous job, working as a partner at McKinsey & Company, where she […]

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