As a leader in a major IT distribution business, Jordy Kool understands first-hand the value an Eyefreight solution brings to an organization. Experienced in Corporate growth through new business development, M & A, and market development, he has studied, lived and worked in many international markets including; USA, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, The Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa and China.
Co-founder of 5 companies and an owner/partner of 4, he is an investor in numerous companies in Real Estate, Health & Wellness, IT, Telecom, Media and Security.
Jordy Kool is CEO of Infotheek Group NV, an IT company, a member of the Advisory Board for Executive Education IMD, and was awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015.
Chief Executive Officer
Since the mid-1990s, Ken Fleming has led the successful launches of many new technologies and services, including supply chain management, e-commerce, SaaS and enterprise software and systems integration solutions.
As CEO, Ken manages Eyefreight to ensure it meets strategic, operational and revenue goals while holding true to the company’s tenets of innovation, customer service and sustainability. Since joining Eyefreight, Ken has helped grow revenues ten-fold.
Prior to Eyefreight, Ken was President & COO of Transora and served as Vice President of Global Product Marketing at Kewill, a global leader in multimodal transportation management software.
Before Kewill, Ken was Director of European Marketing at Sterling Commerce where he helped launch Sterling’s most successful software product, Gentran, into North America, Europe and Asia.
Ken currently lives in Utrecht, the Netherlands, making frequent trips to Eyefreight’s U.S. headquarters in Chicago.
Gert Jan Jansen op de Haar
Chief Operating Officer
For more than 25 years, Gert Jan Jansen op de Haar has built businesses around the creation of business-to-business software applications that drive measurable results in complex environments.
As CFO, Gert Jan is responsible for finance, human resources and legal matters at Eyefreight.
Prior to Eyefreight, Gert Jan served in various roles at Itude, a software consulting organization. Under Gert Jan’s leadership, Itude founded three new companies: Itude Mobile, Footballfans and Eyefreight.
Before Itude, Gert Jan was CEO at Centric, a Dutch company that produces software solutions for governmental bodies. Gert Jan helped Centric grow through an aggressive marketing and acquisition strategy to emerge as the market leader.
Gert Jan currently lives in the Utrecht area, the Netherlands with his wife and their three kids. He is an avid cyclist and entrepreneur.
J.P. (Jelle) Roodbeen
Mr. Roodbeen started his professional career at KPMG 20 years ago, lending his talents to both national and international operating audit teams for clients in various sectors. In 2002, he switched his career focus to retail and was appointed finance manager of Kruidvat Beheer BV, the holding company for health and beauty labels Superdrug, Kruidvat and ICI Paris XL. The De Rijcke family sold this retail business to AS Watson, a division of Hutchinson Whampoa, and following this transaction, Mr. Roodbeen joined the newly formed investment company of the De Rijcke family, De Hoge Dennen. Today, De Hoge Dennen employs 17 investment professionals and support staff. As CFO, Mr. Roodbeen oversees all investment activities and has board positions at a number of De Hoge Dennen’s portfolio organizations.
Jan van Veldhoven
A seasoned finance executive, Jan van Veldhoven drives superior financial results within superior technology and technology-related services organizations. Currently a Partner in GCC, Jan is responsible for: finance strategy, planning and operations; defining finance initiatives; exploiting growth opportunities; and contributing to overall organization development. His role at GCC was preceded by his contributions to the Entrepreneurs Fund as Chief Financial Officer, where he oversaw all financial aspects of the fund, in addition to deal assessment and strategy. Between these two funds, Jan has more than nine years of private equity experience in growth capital.
Prior to Jan’s position with the Entrepreneurs Fund, he served as Director, Investment Planning and Capacity Purchasing at Carrier1, a telecommunications company. He has also held a large variety of operational positions ranging from project management to line management in planning and implementation within other telecommunications organizations both large and small.