Together we make great things happen

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

Team Members

From our beginning in March 2016 until today, our team has grown from 10 to 30 members.

Women - Men Ratio

Because we complement each other.

Different Cultures

From the sunny Mediterranean coast of Europe to the harsh deserts of Mexico, we embrace our roots:
Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek, American, Mexican, Portuguese, Belgian, Dutch, British, Slovenian, Kurdish, French, and Indian.

Our team is the cornerstone of our success. We combine industry know-how with entrepreneurial passion and drive. We are diverse. We hail from 10 different countries, and embrace our otherness. 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

Cristina Cordova-de Kok

Corporate Program Manager

Jošt Faganel

Corporate Program Manager

Luuk Eliens

Corporate Program Manager

Nikki Schreurs

Operations and Event Manager

Betsy Lindsey

Managing Director, Investor Relations

Alexander Matthiessen

Acceleration Manager

Lars Vereijken

Acceleration Manager

Wout Bobbink

Acceleration Manager

Danny Nelissen

Marketing Manager

Sophia Kirova

Marketing Lead HighTechXL Accelerator

Kim Grimpe

PR & Communications Specialist

Christos Bousis

Production Assistant

Quetzi Navarro

Production Assistant

Noor Sadiq

Business Development Manager

Hugo Claessens

Acceleration Manager

Edzard Janssens

Acceleration Manager

Judite Nogueira

Acceleration Manager

Kriya Mehta

Acceleration Manager

Chen Zhao

China Relations Manager

Evelyne Maaswinkel

Operations Assistant

Yvonnne Boesten

Acceleration Manager

Beer van Haagen

Acceleration Manager

Chris Strijbosch

Entrepreneur in Residence

Thibaut Decré

Acceleration Manager

Eddy Allefs

CTO in Residence

Hans Meeske

Entrepreneur in Residence

Hans Helsloot

IPR Specialist in Residence