Our team & offices

We are a team of smart, energetic, experienced and fun people based around the globe. Some call us rebels, but we actually just do what we love to do: help companies to stay relevant for their customers.

Taipei

Arthur Tsao

Strategy designer

Strategic thinker, helicopter view2×2 maniac, Diagnostic, Slash, Choir Tenor, Mindful traveler, Gamer, Food lover, Taipei-Cincinnati

New York

Charlotte Vargoz

Club Manager

Analyst, Global Citizen, New York, Globe wanderer, Language lover, Photographer, Determined, Curious, Adaptable, Dedicated to achieving my dreams.

Brisbane

Chelsea Phillips

Business designer

Mind mapper, lead by curiosity, serial list maker, customer experience, ‘early is on time, on time is late’, changemaker, small yet mighty, embraces uncertainty, ambivert.

Amsterdam

Daan de Geus

Business designer

Always Be Learning, People Connector, Sports Fanatic, Startup Enthusiast, Got Data?, Productivity Freak, Energizer, Programming Hobbyist, Entrepreneurship, Must-win Mentality.

 

Amsterdam

Demian Sepp

Business designer

Enthusiastic, optimistic, thinking and doing, up for new challenges, adaptive, evoking change, trust over control, focus on value creation, plays to win, always moves forward.

 

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Taipei

Diane Shen

Partner & Creative director

City wonder and observer, Service strategist, Craftsmanship lover, Visual thinker and doer, Design and Make, Curious Mind, Creative, Biker, Furry Friend lover, Taipei-Kaohsiung.

 

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Amsterdam

Gijs Mensing

Business designer

In his element when on stage, Creative, Out of the box thinker, Saxophone, Energetic, Amsterdam, Intrinsic motivation, Strategy design, Snowboarding, Never give up.

 

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Sydney

Grace Ryall

Strategy designer

Purpose driven, Language artist, Abstract thinker, Line drawer, Breakfast for dinner, Digital nomad, Human, Emerging markets, Experimental, Future futurist.

Taipei

Hannah Wang

Creative designer

Creative, Design and imagination, Sensitive, maker, Crafts fan, Sweet tooth, Love architectures, Sport and travel, Professional house organizer, Family person in Taipei.

Taipei

Hans Lee

Strategy designer

Strategic thinking, Product marketing & management, Marketing research, Exploring new perspectives, Context detective, Thirst for learning, Keep walking, Bookworm, Movie lover, Taipei.

Amsterdam

Jan-Maarten in 't Veld

Business designer

Fast thinker, Realist, Humble, Curious, Podcasts, Apple fanboy, Prototyping!?, Keep running, Spareribs, “I’d rather be a Pirate than join the Navy”.

Amsterdam

Joyce Langelaar

Marketing lead

Go-getter, Marketer, Driven by ambition, Enthusiastic, Amsterdam, Grabs opportunities with both hands, Purposeful, Wanderlust, Fun facts, Conquers the world in killer heels.

Brisbane

Julia McNamara

Business designer
Curious, Business designer, Theatre nerd, Avid learner, Netball midcourt, Systems change, Appreciates beautiful sentences, Dual citizen, Flat white, Follows through.
San Francisco

Justin Lokitz

Partner & Strategy designer

San Francisco, Californian, Author of Design a Better Business, Outdoor enthusiast, Design strategist, Technologist, Business Innovation, Moleskine, Design MBA, Optimist.

 

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Amsterdam

Kyra Kuppens

Club manager

It’s all about details, Joyful, Cares about admin & finance, Curious, Haribo lover, Organized, Social, Planner, Family person, and Likes baking.

Amsterdam

Leroy Spiekerman van Weezelenburg

Business designer

Creative, Opportunistic, Lacrosse, Social, Curious, Getting shit done, Explorer, Direct, Stress resistant and wannabe (bass)guitarist.

Amsterdam

Lotte de Wolde

Designer

Drawing & doing, Eagle eye, Listener, Always improving, Prankster, Animal lover, Sustainability, Strategic, Can’t get any crazier, Piano.

New York, San Francisco

Maaike Doyer

Partner & Strategy designer

Energetic, Strategy, Finance geek, Always taking the extra mile, Traveling the world, San Francisco, Fast thinking, Get shit done, Professor MBA in Design Strategy at CCA, Creative.

 

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San Francisco

Maarten van Lieshout

Creative director

Designer Design a Better Business, Entrepreneurial kid, San Francisco, Illustrator, Conceptual thinker, Biker, Unparalleled vision of reality, Curious, Jewellery and fashion lover.

 

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Amsterdam

Marije Sluis

Commercial lead

Emphatic, Sales, Straightforward, Connector, Amsterdam & Valencia, Just do it!, Team player, Love for good food, Thinking logically, Interior Design.

Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney

Michael Eales

Partner & Strategy designer

Business designer, Dot connector, Prototyping the future, Rad dad, In love with a Canadian, Brisbane, Keeps the tomato sauce in the fridge.

Amsterdam

Michiel Hoogenboom

Business designer

Extravert, Energetic, Technology, Disrupting, Marketing, Strategy, Transformation, Rotterdam, Kravmaga, Folding bike.

 

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Amsterdam

Moniek Tiel Groenestege

Business designer

Master of ceremonies, Makes it happen, Continuous learning, Fast thinking, Open minded, Start up mindset, 1+1=3, Adventurous , People minded, Amsterdam.

 

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Amsterdam

Niek Otten

Business designer

Design driven transformation, Inventor, Design for purpose, Simplify, Getting things done, God is in the details, Connecting the dots, Nerd, Travel, Dad.

Amsterdam

Niki Seelen

Business designer

Super out-going, Coordinated, Sharing is caring, Sneaker freak, Dreams of a better world, Strong practical skills, Entrepreneur in the making, Sporty Spice, Rolex, Amsterdam.

Oliver Holding Fay

Business designer

Tech, Entrepreneurship, Pizza lover, Always traveling, Kenyan, Energetic, Can talk my way out of anything, friendly, motivated.

Taipei

Olivia Chen

Project Assistance

Hands-on, Design, Ideas, Creative, Explore the world, Curious Mind, Food GPS, Share, Beach and pet lover, Taipei.

 

Amsterdam

Patrick van der Pijl

CEO

Author Design a Better Business, Design do-er, Amsterdam, Inspiration, Getting things done, Full of ideas, Mini Cooper, Strategic smart ass, Creator, Rebel.

 

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Amsterdam

Ralf Becks

Business designer

Connector, Simplifier, Autonomous thinker, Original, Optimistic, (foster) dad, Avocado lover, Metaphors, Thinks out of the circle.

Amsterdam

Roland Wijnen

Business designer

Aikido, Life-long Learner, Handyman, Amsterdam, Vegetarian, Gardening, Rolling up sleeves, “Strategy is a visual art”, Why? (Question everything), Deep thinker, Engineer.

Brisbane

Rowan Lamont

Strategy designer
Optimist, Mobile meditator, Red-hot go, Father of multiples, Connector, BANG! activator, Momentum, Happiness on a bicycle, Cool bananas.
Amsterdam

Scott van den Berg

Business designer

Entrepreneurship, Wanderlust, Sports, Driven, Team Academy, Stella Artois, Just Do It, Brainstorming, Eager to learn, ABC Business Academy.

Taipei

Sharon Pan

Community manager

Social media, Customer experience, Getting things done, Eager to learn, Content marketing, Coffee lover, Hospitality, Photoholic, Explore the world by food and travel, Taipei.

Taipei

Steve Lin

Partner & Strategy designer

Strategic thinker and doer, Entrepreneur, Visionary, Insightful, Embraces changes, Venture, Pragmatic, Family, Coffee lover, Taipei.

 

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