Jochem has been a technology entrepreneur for the past 15 years. He holds a MSc degree in Economic Sociology from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Jochem is great at assembling winning teams. At this moment his focus is on business development in Asia and investor relations.
Jochem is from a family of entrepreneurs. During his study he started a small e-commerce company. After he graduated in 2009, Jochem founded Itsavirus, a software and interaction design company with clients like Heineken and Shell. Itsavirus designed and developed large digital platforms, always with a focus on innovative projects and experimenting with new technology. Within the walls of Itsavirus, Jochem created new technology ventures in the field of blockchain and AI and digital marketplaces. At the end of 2017 Jochem stepped down as a CEO to focus on VMC.