Jan Scheele

Jan Scheele –  The Netherlands

Started my first company when I was 13 and also started working for Startpagina.nl. During high school and my studies at Maastricht University, I grew several companies at the intersection of digital communications, events and consulting. With a broad portfolio of projects on national and international scale, for clients varying from governments and multinationals to non-profits and startups.

Furthermore I’m currently actively engaged in several startups as founder / shareholder (property / e-commerce) and speak often at conferences on a variety of topics.

Since the start of the TEDx concept, I’ve had the pleasure of organising more than 50 events worldwide. Besides founder of TEDxMaastricht, TEDxSittardGeleen and TEDxEindhoven, I’ve been director of TEDxAmsterdam and member of the organising teams of TEDxDefensie, TEDxPolitie, TEDxUnitedNations and many more.

I’m very proud member of the Sandbox Network and Global Shaper / Curator / Digital Leader at the World Economic Forum and am board member of ZweitVeurLeid, Havendiners and  CDA Maastricht.

Last but not least, I’m CEO of International Blockchain Solutions, focussing on the development of several groundbreaking blockchain projects and CEO of Blockformers Global – the ‘Bloomberg for blockchain projects’