“The thing that I enjoy the most, is that there is no manual on how to accomplish this goal. I am very fortunate that I am able to work with such a group of talented and inspiring colleagues and advisors. Every day we are trying to get one step closer of becoming the nr 1 lead generator in the world” – Tim Roemer
Tim Roemer is the visionary behind leads.io and ever since he was 19 he is in the lead generation business. He started Social Blue in 2013 and in 2021 he established the leads.io group in order to become the global leader in lead generation through organic growth and a focused buy-and-build strategy. His leadership style can be best described as positive and inspirational. He always motivates the team to think big and take on opportunities.
As our Chief Financial Officer, Kees Verberne plays a key role in guarding the financial stability and ambitions of Leads.io. With over 20 years of experience in the financial field, he enjoys the dynamics of our international working environment. Kees is detail-oriented, optimistic and efficient which are valuable assets for our group.
When it comes to sales and business development, Bart Kramer is a true expert. He is responsible for the sales activities in all our international offices. Bart believes in building good and long-lasting relationships, not only with his clients but also with his team.
Koen Verhoeff, our Chief Marketing Officer, is responsible for the Marketing department. His sports mentality hugely contributes to his strong drive to overcome challenges. Placing a huge value on creativity, curiosity and innovation, Koen is motivated to support his team members’ development both on a personal and professional level.
As our Chief Process Officer, Sjoerd Knol is responsible for all processes and software within Leads.io. His creativity, eye for detail, and critical thinking enable us to operate safely and as efficiently as possible.
Sigrid ten Hove is our Head of Human Resources. She loves to make a difference by guiding her colleagues and seeing them develop their careers and reach their full potential. So, our cultural value to thrive as a team fits her like a glove. Sigrid is data-driven and enjoys fact-based decision-making. She believes that good results will follow if you give people what they need to be happy and grow. As our Head of HR, she takes pride and joy in the strategic plans she rolls out for our people department.
Martina Krauss is running our Legal Department and not only gives strategic advice to management but also runs all legal and compliance work for the group. She is passionate about Privacy and Security topics and is certified as a Privacy Professional and Privacy Manager. She loves to interact with all teams and functions as an interface to company processes in day-to-day operations.
As our Technical Director Brand Direct, Glenn De Boer is responsible for the development team within Leads.io. His guiding vision of technology contributes to our substantial growth. One of his key strengths is to create sustainable, creative, and pragmatic solutions by thinking outside the box. Glenn believes that the key to success is motivating his team by focusing on their strengths, talents, and each person’s personal preferences. His motto is: “You might go faster once you’re by yourself, but together you will achieve more.”
John Byrne, the Technical Director of our Marketplaces, possesses strong technical skills and vision emphasising maintainability. He is highly passionate about software engineering principles and testable code. John can communicate technical ideas clearly to all staff members. Did you know that John is also a keen musician and lead guitarist, having published several albums to Spotify?
Gary Watchorn is the Managing Director for our European Marketplaces. With his extensive experience of +15 years in the lead generation sector across the UK, USA and the Netherlands, he is a true lead gen expert. Outside of work, Gary loves spending time with his family. He loves sports, especially golf and football. However, his ultimate passion is live music, so don’t be surprised to encounter him at a concert somewhere.
Thomas Joosten is a tech entrepreneur andinvestor. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of AWIN/ZANOX.de AG. Thomas is the founder and CEO of the Dutch affiliate marketing network, M4N, which zanox acquired in 2011 and merged with its own operations in this market.
Erik Hoekstra has a proven track record in building digital brands and transforming companies. Erik has been the CEO of VNU Media, SCOOT, De Telefoongids and is currently the CEO of VMN Media. He has extensive knowledge in growing companies through innovation and buy & build strategies.
Egbert Prenger joined Egeria in 2008 as an Associate and made partner in 2019. He was put in charge of Egeria’s Evergreen Portfolio whichincludes Mosa, M&G Group, Duravent (US), MAAS Aviation (IE), APOC Aviation and Leads.io. Egbert is involved in various companies and industries and actively supported the carve-out and independence of Axent (funeral insurance) and NRC (newspaper). Egbert enjoys structurallyimproving, and sometimes repositioning, companies for the future through collaboration, creativity and common sense.
Ramon is a successful serial entrepreneur and investor with deep knowledge about performance based online marketing. He is the founder of Qassa, one of the largest Cashback companies in Europe and has a strong background in building tech driven companies. Ramon has been the main advisor of Tim since starting Social Blue in 2013.
Mathijs Koster is involved in new investment opportunities and already has a lot of experience with software and IT companies. He worked at Walvis as a venture capital investor, and he worked at NN Investment Partners and ABN AMRO Bank. Analysing new industries and working together with management teams on growing their companies is what energises Mathijs.
Julia Klinkert is involved in the investment processes and various portfolio companies such as Duravent (US) and M&G. She enjoys working closely with management teams from all over the world while gaining experience in working with people from different cultures and backgrounds.