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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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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Danieck Oude Lenferink

Danieck recently completed her MSc in Finance at the University of Groningen. As an analyst she supports the BLOOM team on projects and with recruitment.

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Daan Alkemade

Already during his studies, Daan gained experience with two passions that he combines as a BLOOM intern: data science and strategy consulting.

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Tom Siebring

Tom has a double degree in Physics and Econometrics. As an intern, he combines his technical background with his interest for strategy consulting.

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Maarten van Raaij

Maarten has a BSc in International Economics. He likes to explore different markets and tailor business strategies to a rapidly changing society.

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Stephanie Deckers

Stephanie is pursuing an MSc in Digital Business & Innovation. She supports the BLOOM team in a wide variety of tasks as Project & Office Assistant.

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Ralf Mackenbach

Ralf Mackenbach

Ralf is a jack of all trades. Next to his successful career as musician, he is following a MSc in Nuclear Fusion and is a working student at BLOOM.

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