Sven Bakkes

Sven started his career in 1999 working as an assistant management consultant in Silicon Valley.  After joining a research group at the Eindhoven University of Technology he performed research for KPMG Consulting, Philips Electronics and Cap Gemini and in parallel started his first Internet venture. In 2004 Sven was appointed Chief Commercial Officer at an innovative corporate venture of Eneco which he successfully sold in 2007 and decided to co-found iOpener Media, which received USD 6 million in 2008 from a German VC. Mid 2011 Sven sold his shares of the company.

Sven Bakkes


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Harry Kok - Venture Advisor LUMO Labs

Experienced software entrepreneur and international senior executive in the Oil & Gas industry. Harry has a history of 30 years successfully building software products and solutions, including with his company, Spirit Innovative Technologies (in short: Spirit IT). Harry was CEO until Spirit IT was acquired by the ABB Group in 2014. From 2014 onwards, Harry has been involved in various startup and scaleup companies in the Netherlands as informal investor, coach and mentor in which role he focuses on personal coaching, strategy, R&D, business development and international sales.

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A serial entrepreneur and mostly known for founding iOpener Media GmbH, and raising USD 6 million VC funding. In his role as CEO, Andy focused on the strategy, business development, and strategic partnerships, alongside the general management of the company, and investor relations. Andy co-founded O&B Ventures B.V. where he advices and supports SMEs, in both the games as well as high-tech industries. Andy started his career as a management consultant and project manager at PwC, and gained extensive experience in the telecom, media, IT (software & hardware), automotive as well as other high-tech industries. Andy holds a degree in Information Management from the Hogeschool Maastricht, Netherlands, and successfully completed the Master Class Technology, Strategy and Entrepreneurship at Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.

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