Meet our GrowthClass Mentors
Mentor new business & execution
Entrepreneurial executive & new business manager specialized in disruptive innovation. Specialised in ‘creating something out of nothing’. Mentor at Google Launchpad Amsterdam, YES!Delft Launchlab and Incubation Program. Strong competencies in vision, disruption, and business models.
Martijn van den Heuvel
For more than 20 years Martijn van den Heuvel has been helping organizations to adapt to the ever faster changing world and accelerate their growth. As a (temporary) CEO and strategy consultant I work for - corporates (specialized in (digital) strategy, innovation and ventures) - fast growing startups in their exponential phase.
Eddie van Breukelen
Mentor team & culture
Eddie is an allround entrepreneur with experience in High Tech (Satellites), Management Consulting (McKinsey) and Food. He currently works on new initiatives at the intersection of health, food, technology and behavior change. He has experience with Startups, Scaleups, SMEs and Corporate clients. He coaches individuals and teams, he helps improve strategy and joins in interim roles to realize plans.
Stijn van den Eshof
Mentor social enterprises
Stijn van den Eshof helps entrepreneurs and investors with the execution of due diligence and company auditing as well as the preparation and assessment of business models and business cases. He is active in advising in the start up & scale up phase of young companies and supports growth through temporary management. He has a great faith in the positive impact social enterprises can make on solving social issues.
Energizer Growth & Standardization
Founder of McSense Business Accelerators (MBA), is former CEO of McDonald’s Netherlands and serial entrepreneur in Europe and the USA. He has over 25 years of experience as a ‘Business Accelerator’ and change agent.
Energizer Growth Hacking
Chris Out is an international expert and speaker in the field of Growth Hacking. In 2014, he founded RockBoost: the first Growth Hacking Agency in the Netherlands. He implements growth hacking and is a specialist in setting up growth teams. He has international experience in startups, scale-ups and corporates. He combines this practical knowledge with the knowledge of 500+ books to get the best growth hacks.
Engaging international brand advisor & coach who has developed innovative methods to help create winning brands, optimize brand portfolios and ensure consistency in brand execution. This and his passion to make the complex simple, has directly led to the ideas his book “The only book on branding you will ever need”, a top 10 marketing besteller and chosen as the 'non-fiction book of the month' at Little, Brown Book Group in the UK.
Wouter van der Burg
Energizer Organisation & Team
Wouter van der Burg is a senior advisor that believes in creating new opportunities for growth within existing companies. Creating bridges between today & tomorrow, thinking & doing and idea & result is his goal when working with both young growth companies and established companies.
Jasper Bouwsma is committed to supporting entrepreneurs and established companies in bringing their innovation to market successfully. He is founder & CEO of Vujàdé Ltd, a boutique innovation consultancy supporting organizations of any size.