Janneke Niessen

Janneke Niessen

Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, Improve Digital

Janneke Niessen is a serial entrepreneur and currently co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Improve Digital, a leading European marketing technology firm. She also invests considerable time serving as a member of company (advisory) boards, she is a mentor for start-ups, and she is active as an angel investor. Janneke is co-initiator of InspiringFifty, an initiative that aims to increase diversity in tech by making female role models more visible. As part of the InspiringFifty initiative, Janneke has published Project Prep, a novel for young girls in conjunction with an award winning child book’s author. The goal of the project is to encourage young girls, inspiring them to pursue a career in technology and invest in an educational foundation focusing on math and computer science. Janneke is member of supervisory board of UNICEF, advisory board member of FutureNL and shewrites a column about technology for LINDA. Janneke was named 2014 EY Entrepreneur of the Year and Most Innovative Leader in 2016, two of many in a long list of honors for Janneke in her time with Improve Digital.


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