About us2018-08-24T12:00:26+00:00

INTERNATIONAL GROWTH HACKING SQUAD

COLIN LANSBERGEN

CONSTRUCTIVE DATA REBEL
As a former webshop(s) owner and developer Colin has gathered insights in every aspect of the e-commerce game. With a love for coding and 10 years of experience, he’s on a mission; “Taking conversion optimisation to the next level.” Growth hacking through optimising every technical aspect of the customer experience. From A/B-testing & enhancing the online measurements, to tool implementation and advanced data-analytics.

RODERICK DE LEEUW

GROWTH HACKER

After almost 10 years of experience with the biggest online (Coolblue) and offline (MediaMarkt) consumer electronics retailers in the Netherlands, Roderick decided to leave the corporate world. Looking for a new challenge that could bring together his corporate, scale-up, startup experience and ambitions quickly led him to us. Roderick is our business strategist.

JOLIJN DE VET

PRODUCT OWNER

Being able to help other people getting their shit done is Jolijn’s one and only passion. On top of that she’s really happy to be able to do this with crazy topnotch performers. “Being able to kick ass when needed and laugh your pants off on a daily basis, who wouldn’t want that?”

RICK SPEETS

CONTENT CHIEF

Rick has been working for a deployment agency for four years, during which he has worked at six multinationals. He has joined our team as a creative freelancer that is able to write excellent copy, produce videos and design tight animations and graphics, enhancing the effectiveness of our (and our clients) campaigns.

ARNE VERSCHOOR

GROWTH HACKER

Arne is an entrepreneur who has gained experience at start-ups to some as well as some of the largest players in the online field (Coolblue). Having lived and worked in Washington D.C in 2016, he is now back in the Netherlands to further develop his career. There has always been a common thread in all his endeavours: “to grow, no matter how.”

JEROEN BRUIJNJE

GROWTH HACKER

Jeroen is an online marketer that has been working at Emesa, Coolblue and Facebook. Seeking more freedom, he decided to start working as a freelancer. For Jeroen it’s important to get shit done and have a lot of fun, that’s why he’s happy to be able to work for Direct Impact. With some of the best people in the field he’s able to help other companies grow to their full potential.

TOM MEULDERS

GROWTH HACKER

Tom is a social advertising specialist and worked for one of the biggest retailers in the Benelux (Coolblue) and an online marketing agency. He started off in the field of social and display advertising, managed multiple accounts and lead his own team of online specialists. Valuing freedom and the desire to work from every location, Tom decided to start freelancing and we are happy to have him on board.

TRISTAN VAN DER HOEVEN

TALENT & GROWTH

Freedom brings out the best in Tristan. As a consultant, he has created the freedom to make his own decisions. In his personal life: there’s no better way for Tristan to enjoy life and develop new ideas, than to go on a long surf trip. He works on client projects as well as internal Direct Impact projects. Together with Tristan they create and build talent management solutions in fast-growing organizations.

MAARTEN MIDDEN

GROWTH HACKER

As an expert digital marketer with 10+ years experience, Maarten loves helping clients by creating digital strategies that bring results. These plans are validated through rapid experimentation and are focused on getting traffic, attracting and keeping customers, and selling products online. As a freelancer Maarten worked for a vast array of companies and helped start-ups, scale-ups and big companies reach their business goals.

DAMY PIETERSE

GROWTH HACKER

Damy is a former HR and Sociology student with corporate experience turned growth hacker. He is glad Jeffrey and Vincent took the risk and gave him the chance to follow his dreams. “Working at Direct Impact means hard working, learning a lot and being challenged by experts.

JEFFREY HAMELINK

CO-FOUNDER

Jeffrey started Direct Impact together with Vincent because they like building and improving stuff, helping it grow and sharing this experience with other people. They improve results by injecting startup DNA into your business, and inspire people to take action. Jeffrey loves to challenge the status quo, but in a constructive way. He’s always developing, inspiring, helping, teaching, mentoring and coaching people to unlock their own full potential.

VINCENT VAN DE POLL

CO-FOUNDER

Vincent is a constructive rebel and back in the Netherlands after living in San Francisco for five years. He’s co-founded a tech startup in Silicon Valley, participated in accelerator 500 Startups, raised VC money and sold our product to Walmart. Vincent has built (e)businesses from the ground up in several continents since his time at Coolblue in 2007. “Being entrepreneurial means taking risks, which leads to crazy success, sleepless nights, disruptive ideas and meeting amazing people.”

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