Chemical Engineer by training. 37 years experience in Process & product development at various function levels. Brought several inventions to commercial stage (Dyneema, Stanyl, Solutech, Melapur).
Last 10 years strong focus on implementation of Open Innovation, connection Start-ups and SME’s to larger multinational companies.
Teaching (ESADE, Barcelona; RSM, Rotterdam) in the field of Corporate Venturing and Open Innovation.