Resume

WORK HISTORY

Feb 2021 - Current

Tech Entrepreneur & Ecommerce consultant

Freelance

Working as a freelancer with over 14 years of online business experience ranging from ecommerce, internationalisation, online marketing, web development, start ups and applied machine learning.

Apr 2009 - Jan 2021

Founder & CTO

Modern Minds

I was the founder of Modern Minds, an ecommerce agency that provided online marketing and web development services. I led a team of 15 employees and was responsible for the growth of our web development team. In 2021, we sold the company to investors.

Jan 2010 - Jun 2016

Internet Marketeer & Ecommerce consultant

LensGroup

LensOnline is the largest brand for contactlenses in Belgium. As external marketing & strategy consultant, I mainly provided advise about ecommerce, cross-channel marketing and business strategy. Furthermore, I took part in the internationalization process of the company which focuses on expanding across Europe.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2015

Founder & Developer

Shop2Mobi

Shop2Mobi was a joint-venture of me together with ISM eCompany. Our startup offers cross-channel marketing and mobile commerce solutions. We mainly focused on the development of a SaaS-platform for easy QR Code Store creation. In 2016, we sold the company to investors.

Apr 2009 - May 2011

Founder & Developer

LensBestel.nl

LensBestel.nl is a Dutch eCommerce company selling contactlenses online. Together with my business partner, I developed our strategy, marketingplan, business plan and the resulting webshop. In 2011, we sold the company to investors.

Oct 2007 - Jul 2010

Strategic Business Consultant

Strategy on Demand

Strategy on Demand is a management consulting firm that focuses on strategic management consulting (offline) and internet consulting/marketing (online). As a business consultant, I was mainly working on projects that focus on: business development, corporate strategy, knowledge-sharing and collaboration, social media, IT-consulting, internet marketing, eCommerce and eBusiness.

EDUCATION

2007 - 2008

Master of Science in Business Administration

RSM Erasmus University

Cum Laude (Major in Strategic Management)
Average Grade: 8.4

2006 - 2007

International Management

McGill University

Study abroad.
Average Grade: 7.8

2004 - 2007

Bachelor of Science in International Economics & Business

University of Groningen

Cum Laude & Honors Award.
Average Grade: 8.2

BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENTS

I created & sold 5 startups.

I always see new opportunities and try to monetize those ideas by building scalable startups with an exit strategy. Already 5 of those have been sold succesfully to investors.

I founded a succesfull agency.

One of my biggest accomplishments is that I started an ecommerce agency, Modern Minds. Before I sold the company, we had a million euro revenue and 15 employees.

I published a hardcopy book.

I decided to share my ecommerce knowledge with the world by publishing a hardcopy book. The book has been sold at all bookstores in The Netherlands and on Amazon.

I sourced a white-label product.

I created my own brand of solar powerbanks called SunChargers.eu. The products were sourced in China and sold both in online and offline stores.

I created & sold a SaaS platform.

During a two week period I created a SaaS solution to manage the security of WordPress blogs. I monitized the platform by offering a monthly subscription.

I graduated cum laude.

For both my bachelors and masters degrees I graduated cum laude and with honors. I studied both at McGill University (Canada) and RSM Erasmus (Holland).

I build apps for web, IOS, TV & Android.

I am a full-stack developer who mastered to build applications for all platforms. I am experienced with React Native, Magento, WordPress, Laravel and other libraries.

Computer Skills

PHP

HTML/JS/CSS

Python

React Native

Adobe Suite

Google Cloud

Magento

WordPress

Laravel



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