Kees de Jong (1968) is entrepreneur, speaker, investor, mentor and columnist. Kees has a special interest in entrepreneurship, fast growth, innovation and internationalization as most of the companies he (co)-founded or led are or have been fast growing companies.
Since age 20, at the Erasmus University, Kees started his entrepreneurial career. He co-founded Blauw Research, GDCC, Yournews, Bloomerce amongst others. Recently (2009-2012) he was the CEO of SSI, a global company in 24 countries and with 2,500 employees.