Who am I?


As an accomplished creative facilitator, leadership coach, trainer, and keynote speaker, I’ve devoted my career to sparking inspiration and empowering individuals and organizations worldwide.

In 2006, I founded DesignThinkers Group and DesignThinkers Academy. Today, these organizations stand at the forefront of the innovation landscape, with thriving teams spanning over 25 countries.

Aiming to push boundaries even further, I launched Blue Sky Republic in 2020. This initiative serves as a nurturing sanctuary for change agents, innovators, generalists, misfits, and open-minded thinkers, all collaborating to redefine the realm of possibilities.

My expertise commands attention from a broad spectrum of clients, including startups, governments, and industry titans like Under Armour, Coca Cola, Volkswagen, BOSCH, Philips, SAP, ING Bank, Estée Lauder, Cartier, and L’Oréal.

My mission is to inspire, educate, and build connections, challenging traditional thought patterns and paving the way for a brighter, more innovative future.