Maarten is CEO of INTERSTELLAR and has a unique combination of entrepreneurship and managerial experience. He represents INTERSTELLAR with great ambition and passion and is responsible for connecting the companies.
After graduating his bachelor’s degree at Haarlem Business School, he entered IT by chance in the late 1990s. He has been active in the sector for more than 20 years now and has founded, acquired, and exited several growth companies. In 2013, he sold Agile Software to COMPAREX and then sat on the international executive board as Vice President for several years. A few years after that he built medium-sized IT service provider Solimas through several acquisitions. He is also active as a mentor at the scale-up platform GoFastForward and a member of several Advisory Boards at technology companies.
Maarten is married, has two children, a dog, and lives in Noordwijk. He often starts his day at 7 a.m. in the gym or with a run in the dunes. Maarten has a great love for techno and house music and is a creditable DJ.