Manuel van Lijf
Contact Manuel van Lijf
Manuel is an expert in corporate innovation from strategy to venture building. He is manager at nlmtd and has a strong background of 20 years in innovation, digital and product design in several countries. Manuel is flexible and switches easily between strategy, creativity and pragmatism from board room to the workplace. Manuel is also a startup mentor for startups in Indonesia, The Netherlands and Saudi Arabia.
Building innovation ecosystems in complex industries. By properly mapping stakeholders, their interests and their customer journeys Manuel can achieve concrete results very quickly. He has a strong digital background that enables him to align the innovation strategy with the digital transformation of the company.
Master in Business (Erasmus Universiteit)
Bachelor in Hospitality Management (Hotelschool Den Haag)
People and organizations that inspire me
People: Startup founders who have the passion and drive to start a company despite the statistic that 90% of startups fail.
Organizations: Companies such as Netflix and Philips who have proven to radically transform themselves over time as the environment and context changes.
What I like to do in my spare time
Tennis, kitesurf, coaching my sons football team, cooking on the Kamado Joe.
This track kicks off my weekend
If I could fly – Joe Satriani