Martijn Kole

Martijn Kole (1970) has filled management and directorship functions in the international media, telecom and advisory world after his training in Public Administration at Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

The projects which interest him involve the setting of strategy, growth and innovation in which new technology and the need for transformations play an important role. His usual clients are start up’s, leading enterprises and organizations that need a transformation in order to stay ahaed of their competitors. The sectors in which he is active are the media, ICT, education and healthcare.

He supports his clients by carrying out strategical planning, positioning, portfolio projects, new business development, take-overs, integration and alliance management.

Due to his experience, Martijn can quickly separate important issues from side issues. He always has the final goal in mind, but also keeps an eye on the developmental process as successful change does not happen without support. With strong cooperation from his clients, Martijn can inspire, change and guide. He does all this with passion and great enthusiasm.


Martijn organises executive business trips to inspiring environments all over the world. Directors, entrepreneurs, managers and professionals can go on an intensive journey to the best practical regions such as Silicon Valley or China. This inspires new knowledge and insights in trends and developments as well as new energy, new ideas and valuable contacts in the group and at journey’s particular destination.


2008 hgrv partner
2004 Sanoma/Malmberg Director Publisher
2002 The Wall Street Journal Europe Director Business Development
2000 The Financial Newspaper Business Unit Manager Internet
1997 Twynstra Gudde, Management Consultant
1994 AT&T, consultant


2006 Leadership and Innovation, Helsinki University of Technology
2003 Building on Talent, IMD Lausanne
1994 Public Administration, Erasmus University Rotterdam


Mobile phone: 06-29139781