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 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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Allard van Mossel

Allard van Mossel

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

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Bauke Buikstra

Bauke holds an 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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Wieke de Wit

Wieke combines data science and consulting skills with endless enthusiasm to make everyone love data. Previously she set up the data team at a scale-up.

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Harm IJsseldijk

Harm IJsseldijk

Harm holds two MSc degrees from Delft University of Technology. He now enjoys using his data science skills to solve business related problems.

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Fabian van Luyn

Fabian van Luyn

Fabian has a technical academic background. His advanced analytics skills are complemented with business acumen to drive results for our clients.

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Witek Nawara

Witek Nawara

Witek is a Nuclear Physicist from Delft University of Technology. He loves converting abstract data into clear insights whilst having a customer centric mindset.

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Juno Bijlard

Juno is an Industrial Engineer who loves to solve complex problems. At BLOOM, he uses a data-driven approach to create actionable insights.

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Paul Bakker

Paul Bakker

Paul is a Computer Engineer who graduated from Delft University of Technology – now using his technical skills to shape our clients’ strategies.

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Floris van der Gronden

Floris studies Applied Physics at Delft University of Technology. He likes to use his analytical skills to find useful interpretations of complex data sets.

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Simone van Eekert

Simone studies Industrial Engineering and Management in Groningen. As an intern, she is now using her analytical skills for solving data problems.

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Marije Jochemsen

Marije Jochemsen

Marije is a graduated sociologist interested in digitisation as a societal process. She supports the BLOOM team as Project & Office Assistant.

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