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 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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Martijn van Heeswijk

Martijn has an MSc degree in Econometrics and worked at a venture capitalist. He now applies this experience and his analytical skill set at BLOOM.

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Tom Alsem

Tom Alsem

Tom has an MSc degree in Strategic Product Design. As a consultant, he combines his analytical rigour with design thinking skills for BLOOM’s 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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Danieck Oude Lenferink

Danieck recently completed her MSc in Finance at the University of Groningen. As an intern at BLOOM she looks forward to support the team during the coming months.

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Anna-Lena Grimm

Anna-Lena Grimm

Anna-Lena holds a MSc Business Administration and pursues a MSc Work & Organisational Psychology. She supports at BLOOM with HR related matters.

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Lidewij Nauta

Lidewij Nauta

Lidewij holds a BSc in Liberal Arts and Sciences from University College Amsterdam. She supports the BLOOM team in a wide variety of tasks as 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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