OUR TEAM

Jurriaan Ruys

Jurriaan Ruys

CEO

Founder and co-owner of the Sensoterra. Previously, Jurriaan was a chemical engineer at Shell, Partner at McKinsey & Company and COO at Eneco (sustainable energy company). He holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Delft, The Netherlands. As CEO, Jurriaan leads the day to day operations and focuses on customer relations and company strategy.

jurriaan.ruys@sensoterra.com

Eduard Zanen

Eduard Zanen

CEO

Founder and co-owner of the Sensoterra. Eduard is a serial entrepreneur. In addition to his activities for Sensoterra, he is the co-founder and co-CEO of Bugaboo International. Bugaboo develops and produces innovative mobility products, such as strollers, and employs more than 1,000 people worldwide. Eduard also holds a medical degree from the University of Amsterdam.

e.zanen@landlifecompany.com

Erik Damen

Erik Damen

Founder and co-owner

Erik is a PhD in physics and is active in the field of the Internet of Things for more than 15 years, where he combines sensor information and the Internet. He previously was a senior scientist at the Philips Research Labs, but started the Pam company in 2000, focusing on the development, manufacture and sales of activity monitors and other body worn sensors.

erik.damen@sensoterra.com

Mark Ruys

Mark Ruys

Founder and co-owner

Mark has a PhD in computing science and mathematics from the Radboud University, Nijmegen. After working with Logica CGI as software designer, he has been with Peercode as lead software engineer since 2000. For Sensoterra, Mark leads all IT related research and product development.

mark.ruys@sensoterra.com

Roché Boedhoe

Roché Boedhoe

Project Manager

Roché holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design Engineering and a master’s degree in Strategic Product Design from Delft, University of Technology. At Sensoterra he is responsible for product development and marketing & sales.

roche.boedhoe@sensoterra.com

Bas van der Velden

Bas van der Velden

Commercial Director

Bas leads sales for Sensoterra. Prior to joining Sensoterra, Bas worked in the landscaping sector where he managed and owned a tree-care company. He also has extensive experience in importing and exporting horticultural products.

bas.van.der.velden@sensoterra.com

Willemijn Stoffels

Willemijn Stoffels

Chief Financial Officer

Willemijn leads strategy and project development for Sensoterra. Prior to joining the team, Willemijn completed part of her degree in Mexico and worked at McKinsey & Company.

willemijn.stoffels@sensoterra.com

Harrie Lövenstein

Harrie Lövenstein

Head of Research & Development

Harrie leads product development of the Sensoterra technology. He has an extensive academic background in arid land agriculture and is part of the team developing distant learning courses on Global Food Security at Wageningen University.

harrie.lovenstein@sensoterra.com

Daan Roethof

Daan Roethof

Product Developer

Daan Roethof is a Mechanical Engineer graduated from Delft University of Technology. His passion for technological solutions drives his work developing the next generation Sensoterra sensors.

daan.roethof@sensoterra.com

Jessica Nuboer

Jessica Nuboer

Marketing & Communications

Jessica works towards building out customer relations and communicating on product news, development and press relations. Her background is in online marketing and growth.

jessica.nuboer@sensoterra.com

Paul Counihan

Paul Counihan

Supply Chain Management

Paul holds a degree in Environmental Management and has over ten years experience in customer support and supply chain operations. He has held lead positions at TomTom and ThermoFisher Scientific. He is an avid grower and is the head gardener of his local community gardens in Amsterdam. paul.counihan@sensoterra.com

Thomas Wielemaker

Thomas Wielemaker

Sales

Thomas joins the sales team after years of experience in both software and sustainable solutions. His time is split between account management, sales support and business development roles at Sensoterra. Thomas holds a Master's degree in New Media from the University of Amsterdam and a BA in Communication and Latin American studies from Trinity University. thomas.wielemaker@sensoterra.com

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