Our Team

“The difference between a good company and a great company is the team.” – Guus Frericks, HighTechXL CEO

The team is everything – anyone who has worked with startups knows that. In our team, we combine hardware know-how with entrepreneurial passion and drive. We are diverse: We hail from 12 different countries, and speak 13 different languages. We put our heart and soul into everything we do. Together, we make great things happen.

Guus Frericks

CEO and Founder

Eric Broekhuizen

COO and Program Director

Anique Soetermeer

Corporate and Partner Relations

Marcel Teeuwen

Finance Advisor

Bert-Jan Woertman

Community Manager

Cristina Cordova-de Kok

Corporate Program Manager

Nikki Schreurs

Operations and Event Manager

Betsy Lindsey

Managing Director, Investor Relations

Laura Hockensmith

Acceleration Manager

Alexander Matthiessen

Finance and Acceleration Manager

Lars Vereijken

Acceleration Manager

Wout Bobbink

Finance & Acceleration Manager

Luuk Eliens

Acceleration Manager

Sophia Kirova

Marketing Lead

Kim Grimpe

PR & Communications Specialist

Noor Sadiq

Business Development Manager

Chen Zhao

China Relations Manager

Chris Strijbosch

Entrepreneur in Residence

Jošt Faganel

Entrepreneur in Residence

Eddy Allefs

CTO in Residence

Hans Meeske

Entrepreneur in Residence

Hans Helsloot

IPR Specialist in Residence