Our Team

About our team

An innovative company can only be innovative if there’s trust and space to experiment. Our team culture can be best described as open, with short communication lines. There is plenty of freedom but with it a keen sense of personal responsibility. We enjoy panoramic views of the city of Amsterdam from our office. And on rainy days, we have the Ping-Pong table to lift our spirits!

Mike Coumans

Mike Coumans

Co-founder

Positive by nature and with a constant drive for improvement, Mike knows how to build a great product. With a constant drive for product development, he has successfully introduced Sendsteps to a diverse range of industries. When Mike is not at work, he is “daddy cool” and proud father to their three kids!
Steven Blom

Steven Blom

Co-founder

A creative mind and a joy to the company! With a broad interest, Steven gets his inspiration out of many things. In 2015 Steven moved to California and he is working on realizing our dream, that is, an engaged audience anywhere in the world!
Maaike Westerman

Maaike Westerman

Corporate Events

With loads of experience at Deutsche Bank, Maaike outperforms us all with her pünktlichkeit. Such a pleasure! During her free time, her kids bring her great joy and on a weekly basis she goes to battle during some fierce bootcamps. Rightfully our charming power woman!
Jan Hielco Timmerman

Jan Hielco Timmerman

Account Executive

‘Bûter, brea en griene tsiis, wa’t dat net sizze kin is gjin oprjochte Fries’ [Frysian]. For sure with Jan Hielco we have a genuine Frysian in our midst. Down to earth, no nonsense and years of sales expierence. In his free time Jan Hielco can be found on the hockey fields of Overveen, where he simply continues scoring!
Daan Roelofs

Daan Roelofs

Sales Executive SaaS

Energetic with the right amount of humor, typifies Daan. Born and raised in Amsterdam. Apart from festivals and backpacking through Asia, Daan also likes a solid kick boxing training. With his creative sales approach he is a real asset for Sendsteps.
Berend Brouwer

Berend Brouwer

Growth Manager

As the youngest of the team, Berend always has a fresh look at what is going on in the workplace. Marketing and communication questions gives him the most energy. In his spare time he can be found where cosiness is the motto!
Nandi Schrama

Nandi Schrama

Customer Success Manager

Fresh and jolly, with Nandi on your side it’s always good fun. But not only that, with a passion for people and company cultures, she likes to get you going with clever Sendsteps use. She rather leaves the company car at the office and comes to you with her own horse! Do you a have a spot at the parking lot?
Carol Teixeira

Carol Teixeira

Business Development Brazil

Carol focuses on her work in the same proportion to taking care of her health. She wakes up at 05:30AM for her daily swim training in the scorching sun, typical of Brazilian cities. Starting the day with a good mood and humor is part of her professional strategy!

Luciana Bruscalin Aidar

Luciana Bruscalin Aidar

Sales VP Latin-America

For a Brazilian that always had eyes, ears and heart opened to the Latin culture, living in Chile is a natural consequence and a big experience! Luciana loves to communicate with diverse kind of people, be involved with charity causes, run (she wants to run a marathon!) and weekend barbecues with her husband, kids and it gets even better with friends!

Bernd Veldhuis

Bernd Veldhuis

Finance & Administration

Bernd worked at large financial institutes, but in the end prefers the vibe of small young companies. Being the oldest of the team, we regard him a bit as our elder statesman. Join Bernd for our office lunch and it will take ages, but then again he does come up with the tastiest sandwiches you’ve ever seen!
John Wheatley

John Wheatley

Developer

John leads our web development & server operations. He works behind the scenes, making sure our service is smooth & secure. A musician & expat, originally from the UK, John moved to Amsterdam in 2017 seeking adventure (we like to think we’ve provided this).
Vassilis (Vas) Papadopoulis

Vassilis (Vas) Papadopoulis

Software Developer

Developers that know how to work from the bigger picture. Such a delight! Vassilis swopped the Greek sun for the Dutch cloudy skies. Whenever he has a spare moment he’ll jump onto his motorbike: the faster, the better. Racing at the circuit in Spa is his passion. Every Monday we’re relieved to have him back alive!
Bryan Overduin

Bryan Overduin

Software Engineer

As a graduating Software Engineer with an eye for design, Bryan likes to work on new features for Sendsteps. In addition to computer programming, Bryan spends a large part of his free time on playing computer games or watching Netflix.
Job Versloot

Job Versloot

Project Manager

With almost four years experience at TomTom Telematics, Job will be in charge of the tech part at Sendsteps. Always a positive vibe and no time for a bad morning mood. On a daily base he will be travelling by train from the beautiful city of Utrecht to the office in Amsterdam. Together with the development team they will make sure Sendsteps will run smoothly.
Lodewijk van Rijn

Lodewijk van Rijn

Product Manager / VP Operator Onsite Support

Ask Lodewijk anything about our software or PowerPoint; he has it fixed before you can blink! He has attended more Sendsteps events than any other member of the team. That makes him a specialist in pretty much everything. Even if your life is in danger, he owns a dog [the size of a pony] that can swim like no other!
Operators

Operators

Onsite Support

Our Operators are there to support you onsite. They are far more than technical experts. They can help you to get the most out of audience interaction. Because we rarely get the whole team together, every now and then, we catch up whilst taking a canal tour through Amsterdam!

Consultants of Audience Interaction


At Sendsteps we see hundreds of events taking place every year. We know how to engage and shape participation whatever the size of your audience. We can advise on how best engage your audience using an interactive presentation. We can help you to formulate great questions. We can even facilitate the meeting for you!



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