Gerrit Heijkoop was educated as an engineer at Delft University of Technology and formed as a project manager at Boer & Croon. Since 2007 he is entrepreneur with a passion for events and new media. He knows how to separate sense and nonsense in the field of technology and always keeps an eye on the impact on strategic objectives. For the past 2 years, Gerrit has been speaking at various international conferences, both inside and outside the events industry, about this topic.
Heijkoop is involved in the international movement Event Camp, board member of the Green Meetings Industry Council (GMIC) in the Netherlands and blogger for various sites in the event industry. He is co-founder of Triqle Event Intelligence, a company that developed the international award-winning software platform "What's On?". Since January 2012, Gerrit Heijkoop is partner of the communication bureau "How Can I Be Social (HCIBS)".
Gerrit Heijkoop makes new media practical and simple by facilitating meaningful conversations and online publications. He does this by giving inspiring lectures and workshops, advice and guidance on the design and size of the right communication means, tools and apps.
Personal mission Gerrit Heijkoop: The world is one big theatre!