Michel Olijslagers is owner of Olijslagers Strategy Consulting and a seasoned strategy consultant with extensive experience in leading (international) teams and projects on strategic topics such as organization design, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and performance improvement. Prior to starting his own company, Michel worked for over a decade at leading global consultancy firm Roland Berger. Michel is a graduate from University of Groningen where he obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Pascal Visser is an entrepreneur and investor focusing on digital transformation, innovation and start ups. He is partner in low code solutions provider RISA OS, and in Pentar, an Augmented Reality Platform. Furthermore he participates in the advisory board of an online shipping platform, 4shipping, and is a mentor in accelerator programs. Pascal has years of experience as Global Head of Technology and Chief Information officer at Nationale Nederlanden and ING. He is a graduate from RSM where he obtained a Master’s degree in Business Administration and Strategic Information Management.
Dr. Vareska van de Vrande is professor of Collaborative Innovation and Business Venturing at RSM’s Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship. She holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering and Management Science from Eindhoven University of Technology. Vareska's expertise focuses on the areas of corporate venturing and collaborative innovation, including external technology sourcing, corporate venture capital investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.