Prior to joining Kalypso, Niels led the Dutch service offering for PLM at Deloitte Consulting, where he also coordinated the European Product Innovation and Lifecycle Management (PILM) Center of Excellence activities. Niels has managed several PLM transformation projects for multinational clients and smaller enterprises, including development and implementation of innovation and PLM strategies, ideation capabilities, portfolio management capabilities, diagnostic assessments, vendor selections, and full PLM implementations.
Niels has a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering and holds a MSc in General Management from Nijenrode University.
Niels' work with Kalypso focuses on ideas, innovation and PLM, and the ability to combine business consultancy and implementation expertise for Kalypso clients. As a true global firm, Niels appreciates that Kalypso conducts the largest and most challenging innovation projects for the most innovative companies in the world.
Niels resides in Schagen, a small town north of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, an ideal place to escape to the countryside. He loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.