Rogier van BeugenDirector Innovation & Venturing KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Netherlands
"Over the past decade I have been active for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines in various leadership roles in general management, commercial management and in project & program management roles. I have done a number of major organizational change projects such as the integration of the cargo department of MartinAir Airlines into KLM. I am currently heading a KLM wide project to bring Internet of Things (IoT) to scale within KLM. Over the last years I have also been the main KLM principal in the www.mainportinnovationfund.nl ; the venture capital fund founded by KLM and Schiphol Airport to finance and support innovative tech startups in the aviation space. I have a passion for challenging and complex projects as well as developing commercial strategies.
Next to my position at KLM I have launched two startups, of which one www.marktplaatshelper.nl still active. I am wondering what my next entrepreneurial adventure will be..."