Senior Advisory Board2018-08-28T11:29:35+00:00

TMLA SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD

De Senior Advisory Board overziet de activiteiten van TMLA en heeft als doel de kwaliteit, relevantie en inhoud daarvan te bewaken en hierover te adviseren.

Mo Gawdat
(former) Chief Business Officer, Google
Mo Gawdat is author of the worldwide bestseller: Solve For Happy. Mo joined Google in 2007, after a very succesful career at Microsoft. Over a period of 6 years, Mo started close to half of Google’s operations worldwide. He is a leading global expert in technology and innovation with the world’s most advanced organization for breakthrough technology. Mo managed Google’s business in over 50 countries and focusing on his biggest passion; Emerging Markets and the considerable challenges they face with embracing innovation. Prior to becoming Chief Business Officer at Google X, Mo served as the Vice President of Business Innovation. The latest being his role on Project Loon; an ambitious attempt to use high altitude balloons to provide affordable internet access to the remaining 5 billion people for whom today’s existing technology has proven too expensive or too complex to reach.
Patrick Mans
CEO, TopVintage
Patrick followed the Harvard Business School Leadership Program, after having studied Mathematics and the MBA focus segment in Management Information Systems. Patrick currently is the CEO of TopVintage, the worldwide largest retro fashion company. TopVintage (http://www.topvintage.com) has been honored with many prestigious E-Commerce awards year after year, most recently the “Best Website of the Year – Shopping”. Patrick is guiding more than 10 high potential SME's in The Netherlands on digital transformation, digital strategy and e-commerce performance, and is a mentor at NLGroeit. Patrick started his career as a Management Consultant at CMG, one of the largest consultancy companies in The Netherlands. Patrick’s latest position was Deputy Director Research at the Maastricht School of Management.
Rens Jan Kramer
Lawyer, Boels Zanders Advocaten
Rens Jan Kramer is a lawyer at Boels Zanders Advocaten, one of the top law firms in the Netherlands. Rens Jan is a specialist in IT-law, IP law, media- and advertising law and the law of obligations. He also represents clients in many German-Dutch matters, mainly in the field of IP/IT law and e-commerce. Rens Jan has a varied advice and litigation practice, and has broad experience in IT-projects, copyright, trade mark and design infringement cases, as well as in media and advertising matters. He also regularly assists in international negotiations on CMO- and development contracts. Rens Jan is a lawyer since 2002. Rens Jan is a member of VIEPA, the Vereniging Intellectuele Eigendom Proces Advocaten. He also is a member of the VIRA (Vereniging van Informaticarecht Advocaten) and the Vereniging voor Auteursrecht.

TMLA SENIOR ADVISORY BOARD

De Senior Advisory Board overziet de activiteiten van TMLA en heeft als doel de kwaliteit, relevantie en inhoud daarvan te bewaken en hierover te adviseren.

Mo Gawdat
(former) Chief Business Officer, Google
Mo Gawdat is author of the worldwide bestseller: Solve For Happy. Mo joined Google in 2007, after a very succesful career at Microsoft. Over a period of 6 years, Mo started close to half of Google’s operations worldwide. He is a leading global expert in technology and innovation with the world’s most advanced organization for breakthrough technology. Mo managed Google’s business in over 50 countries and focusing on his biggest passion; Emerging Markets and the considerable challenges they face with embracing innovation. Prior to becoming Chief Business Officer at Google X, Mo served as the Vice President of Business Innovation. The latest being his role on Project Loon; an ambitious attempt to use high altitude balloons to provide affordable internet access to the remaining 5 billion people for whom today’s existing technology has proven too expensive or too complex to reach.
Patrick Mans
CEO, TopVintage
Patrick followed the Harvard Business School Leadership Program, after having studied Mathematics and the MBA focus segment in Management Information Systems. Patrick currently is the CEO of TopVintage, the worldwide largest retro fashion company. TopVintage (http://www.topvintage.com) has been honored with many prestigious E-Commerce awards year after year, most recently the “Best Website of the Year – Shopping”. Patrick is guiding more than 10 high potential SME's in The Netherlands on digital transformation, digital strategy and e-commerce performance, and is a mentor at NLGroeit. Patrick started his career as a Management Consultant at CMG, one of the largest consultancy companies in The Netherlands. Patrick’s latest position was Deputy Director Research at the Maastricht School of Management.
Rens Jan Kramer
Lawyer, Boels Zanders Advocaten
Rens Jan Kramer is a lawyer at Boels Zanders Advocaten, one of the top law firms in the Netherlands. Rens Jan is a specialist in IT-law, IP law, media- and advertising law and the law of obligations. He also represents clients in many German-Dutch matters, mainly in the field of IP/IT law and e-commerce. Rens Jan has a varied advice and litigation practice, and has broad experience in IT-projects, copyright, trade mark and design infringement cases, as well as in media and advertising matters. He also regularly assists in international negotiations on CMO- and development contracts. Rens Jan is a lawyer since 2002. Rens Jan is a member of VIEPA, the Vereniging Intellectuele Eigendom Proces Advocaten. He also is a member of the VIRA (Vereniging van Informaticarecht Advocaten) and the Vereniging voor Auteursrecht.