Our team consists of analytical experts

The BLOOM team has years of experience in data-driven strategy consulting, and developed knowledge of the digital landscape while working for international players and A-brands. All team members have hands-on entrepreneurial experience – and the ability to translate strategy to actions with impact.

Eric Klaassen

Eric Klaassen

Eric founded BLOOM after a decade as digital strategy consultant for leading companies. He is experienced in scaling internet ventures.

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Merlin de Graaf

Merlin de Graaf

Merlin is a true entrepreneur with a background in corporate finance. As co-founder of BLOOM she helped many companies to achieve double digit growth.

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Ron van den Akker

Ron started his career at strategy consulting firm McKinsey and since then set up several (online) ventures. At BLOOM he enjoys bringing these worlds together. 

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Bauke Buikstra

Bauke Buikstra

Bauke holds a MSc from Delft University of Technology, and is an analytical problem solver at BLOOM. He has been all over the globe.

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Timo Polman

Timo Polman

Timo uses his analytical capacity and technical knowledge to generate smart insights from data – always focused on sustainable online growth for our clients.

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Martijn van Heeswijk

Martijn van Heeswijk

Martijn has a MSc degree in Econometrics and worked at a venture capitalist. He is keen to use his analytical and data science skills for our clients.

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Josephine Boerman

Josephine Boerman

Josephine uses her mathematical strengths to uncover insights from data. With quantitative methods she solves complex issues for BLOOM’s clients.

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Tom Alsem

Tom Alsem

Tom has a MSc degree in Strategic Product Design. As a consultant at BLOOM, he puts his analytical rigour and design thinking skills into action for BLOOM’s clients.

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Harm IJsseldijk

Harm IJsseldijk

Harm holds two MSc degrees from Delft University of Technology. He is now using his skills to analyse data on business related problems.

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Roel Geilleit

Roel Geilleit

Roel has a background in Biomedical Sciences and recently joined BLOOM as an intern. He likes to tackle strategic questions with data.

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Serte Donderwinkel

Serte Donderwinkel

Serte has a BSc degree in Mathematics and is an intern at BLOOM. She uses her analytical and mathematical skills in supporting on consulting projects.

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In-house experts
Hugo Jan Ruiter

Hugo Jan Ruiter

Hugo Jan is a full stack developer with a strong business sense. He is both an entrepreneur and a big data expert.

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Allard van Mossel

Allard van Mossel

Allard is a data science expert. He thrives on complex business challenges that require custom-made big data solutions.

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