Guest Speakers

With the focus on both strategic and practical approaches, the Digital Marketing Minor provides the students with an opportunity to meet with a number of guest speakers with years of experience in digital marketing. Each of the guest speakers is ready to inspire the students on a different topic in accordance with the real, professional digital marketing context.  Interested in becoming a guest speaker? Click here

Our guest lecturers

Abigail Egle Zilinskaite

SaaS Product Marketer

I have a Master’s degree and over 7 years of experience in Marketing. I’ve spent the last 3 years specializing in B2B SaaS and MarTech Product Marketing. I found my calling, as I love figuring out how to position a product and working in cross-functional teams. To me, product marketing at its best is firstly listening, then making data-driven decisions, a dab of creativity, and constantly trying out new ideas.

Daniël Granja Baltazar

Growth Hacker at Ice Cream Media

I am pursuing a master’s degree in Marketing Management at Tilburg University. Meanwhile I am putting my knowledge of sales and marketing into practice at Vaqancies (in Amsterdam), where I work part-time as a Growth Hacker.

Bert van Loon

Co-Founder Content Marketing Fast Forward

Bert has 20+ years experience in (cross media) business communication and publishing: Strategic Development, Business Development, Communication strategies, Content Marketing, Concepts en Campaigns.

Ingmar de Lange

Brand strategist / Merkstrateeg

Ingmar is an innovative brand strategist, passionately making brands better, more authentic and more effective. With more than 20 years of strategic experience and breakthrough thinking, he is a thought leader on building brands in the digital age.

Philip Jordanov

Cognitive Neuropsychologist at Neurofied

I’m helping organisations apply insights from behavioural psychology and neuroscience.

Jaime Infante Ferreira

Managing Partner at Lead Today

With over 12 years of experience in different industries, I dare say that we have knowledge of marketing and sales within the B2B and non-profit sector. The work at Lead Today consists of exploiting marketing and sales opportunities in B2B and non-profit organizations to enable business growth.

Eduard Blacquière

Freelance Digital Marketing Consultant

We were introduced to how digital marketing is used in businesses today and looked at current as well as future technological trends.

Steven Westerkamp

Senior Partner Solution Engineer at Dell

We discussed the following question: How does the digital transformation affect doing business?

Meike Weverink

Freelance Marketing Professional

Ms. Weverink inspired us and shared stories about the key ingredients for successful product innovation.

Jasper den Hoedt

Digital Marketing Trainee at DesignPro

This lecture on website content (and related topics) will give you an understanding on how to structure, create and optimize high-performance web content.

Gerda Van Ballegooijen

Library Coordinator at RBS

In this lecture, we learned how to find relevant, credible and informative sources and discovered how to evaluate them.

Frans van der Reep

A Thought-Leader

Frans is well-known for his ability to recognize meaningless hype and identify whether solutions really fits the problems they are marketed for. He talked about “the dark side of the Internet”.

Martijn Hertog

Marketing Automation Specialist at LeadToday

Martijn Hertog is Marketing Automation specialist at Lead Today. During his lecture he talked about Marketing Automation for B2B and gave tips to get the most out of your platform.

Marcel Duits


Marcel informed us about the impact of Digital Marketing on business, its key challenges, failures, success factors and impact on companies from the perspective of an entrepreneur and growth accelerator.

Neli Zapryanova

Fashion Blogger at Defined Fashion

Neli talks about her journey as a brand manager at Agents of Style and as a fashion blogger at Defined Fashion. She introduced us to the concept of affiliate marketing.

Phuong Hoan Le

lecturer and PhD Candidate in media and communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam

This lecture was based on a series of sales workshops that she provided at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The topic of organizational identification was inspired by her earlier research on social selling.

Camilla Borgmo

Digital Marketing Manager at Philips

Camilla teaches us some of her knowledge in her lecture on the topic of Customer Experience and Customer Engagement through digital marketing, through B2B examples.

Marieke van der Weiden

Trendwatcher I Keynote speaker and Executive Director at TRUUS

Marieke talked about the principles and ways to do guerrilla marketing in the past and the future and shared with us her experiences and knowledge.

Anna Stoiloudi

Social Media Manager at Philips

Anna talked about social media marketing in her lecture and presented an example of a real life social media campaign.

Daniel Otten

SEO specialist at HelloPrint & DMM alumni

During his lecture he provided an overarching perspective of what SEO is and all the ways it impacts an e-commerce business.

Margot van Brakel

Key-note speaker & Storyteller about the future and Communication strategist at Rabobank

Margot van Brakel has over 20 years of experience in communication and organizational change. In her lecture she combines a philosophical vision with a practical approach.

Jorian Damen

Online consultant at Growth Minded

Jorian teaches us how you can influence the end result by conducting small experiments with data-driven marketing.

Ferdinand Koelewijn

Director at Growth Tribe

Ferdinand teaches us that it’s not just about being faster and having better quality, it’s also about using lean methodologies to offer the right education to the right people at the right time.

Paul Versteeg

UX Lead at INFO

Paul challenges user centered design with the dynamic variables of the web in his lecture. Getting a understanding of what the user actually wants, is critical for making your design successful.
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Gabrijel Gavranović

Full Stack Developer & Enterpreneur at Gavro

Gabrijel can work with front-end and back-end part of the website which allows him to understand and teach us business logic and technical side of the Digital Marketing.

Adilio Soares Andrad

Digital marketing consultant (SEO)

Adilio consults companies to boost their SEO. He is a passionate marketeer who has a lot of experience to share.

Gijs Dellemijn

Brings Online Entrepreneurs More Profit & Impact Through Proven Ads & Funnels

I founded during my studies and we help some of the biggest online entrepreneurs in The Netherlands grow through Facebook/Instagram ads and smart (customer-focused) funnels. I’m the creator of the Ice Cream Machine Method© (ICMM©) – an unique and proven advertising strategy that helps customers achieve more profit and impact on a consistent basis. By combining Data, Psychology and Creativity, my team and I are able to help online entrepreneurs realize more profit and impact.

Justyna Ciecierska

Growth Hacker at RockBoost - The Dutch Growth Hacking Agency

Justyna is a growth Hacker by passion and Strategic Manager by education. She has deep knowledge and hands-on experience in: Content marketing, SEO, email marketing, marketing automation, copywriting and business development.

Justas Petronis

Senior Product Manager at TransferGo Business

Justas is eager to share experience in UX design and product marketing to show what future lies in personalized product experiences. He will argue that digital marketers must either help it happen, or step out of the way and let the future cannibalize their organizations.

Felix van Wissen

Influencer Marketing & Management at Scooperz Digital Agency

Felix can talk hours about influencer marketing either sharing his experience or giving advice to young professionals who are like minded about that dimension of marketing.

Estrella Spaans

Marketing Whiz & Data Adventurist

With a Master of International Marketing and Business Analytics, Estrella is a freelancer working part-time at different companies in analytics, research, branding, and UX design. In the guest lecture, she discusses the importance of data in marketing analytics and how data can be used to draw insights. Analytics and the ability to decern useful information from data has truly proven that “data is the new oil”.

Anneloes Meijer

Online Marketing Trainee at Lead Today

Anneloes Meijer is an Online Marketeer with experience in both B2B and B2C marketing. During the guest lecture, she strives to highlight the differences between SEA and SEO, and offer advice on search engine advertisements

Marloes Cator

Online Marketing Specialist at Lead Today

At Lead Today we focus on the optimization of the sales and marketing process of B2B and non-profit organizations with business growth as the main goal. I started at Lead Today with my traineeship, and I am currently working as Online Marketing Specialist. My expertise lies with SEA, SEO and social advertising. During the guest lecture I enjoyed sharing some insights about online marketing in practice by focusing on SEA and SEO.