Thursday, October 30, 2008

Meeting up with another Dutch digital music pioneer, Chris Bol from Cloudspeakers. The guys are creating some good traction indeed...

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Nice and busy day. Among others I was one of the presenters on the cross media day arranged by new TV production company Quadia. Ronnie Overgoor did his usual snazzy and driven moderation.... Met with lots of advertisers experimenting with new media and video formats... Also added another four Pioneers....

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Great to meet up with old friends and young talented Dutch Digital Pioneers. Also Twitter is becoming a very useful tool for me, both for spreading good news as well as to keep posted on developments. I'll be shooting coming Monday at Momo for DDP.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Busy day today, adding people to my Twitter account, making my initial posts, meeting up with the IPAN advisory board for '09 strategy and making pictures for the Dutch Digital Pioneers.

Friday, October 17, 2008

It had been many years since my last trip to Berlin. This time I visited this great city together with a number of Dutch Digital Pioneers to share our experiences in growing the Dutch Creative Industries. My session was about venture capital.
Berlin is a definite place I will try to return to in the near future as it is a fascinating city indeed. The full set can be found here.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Together with Wijnand Jongen (pictured), David Vink, Allain Silbernberg and chairman Egbert Jan van Bel I am in the jury of the crossmedia retail price. Today we had the final presentations of the three nominees for the price: Hema, D-reizen and Selexyz. On November 5 you will find out who won.... the pictures of today are here

Monday, October 13, 2008

Both innovation, pioneering and working with start ups and fast growing companies in media and technology and photography are my passions. That combined with the fact that many people claim to have little visibility on Dutch Digital Pioneers who are creating our digital future, I took the decision to combine my passions in a photobook to be called: Dutch Digital Pioneers Volume I. Today I had Michiel Frackers in front of the lens...

I will create an online picture gallery only version here and as time goes by, I will make a digital and print book from it, hopefully before summer next year....No promises, it is a hobby.... If you want to be included, let me know...

Saturday, October 11, 2008

The American Book Center in Amsterdam has very often interesting activities around: books.
Today they had the translator of the famous Dutch children's book of Jip & Janneke read from the stories in Dutch and English...

Friday, October 10, 2008

With the financial markets in great turmoil the week became a roller coaster... the little boys lucky did not get any of it and Roderick showed his friend all the greatness of Youtube on the iPhone...Life can be full of great stuff when you are seven....

Sunday, October 05, 2008

Very inspiring days at Stream08 in Athens last few days. A worldwide gathering of industry leaders and entrepreneurs from media, technology and finance. Discussing the challenges of the current economic climate, the opportunities arising from new media and new technology and creativity...The full set can be found here.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

A special evening tonight meeting up with the widow of famous Dutch photographer Ed van der Elsken. She shared many highlights of his work and insights into his thinking and working. Another stimulating evening with Foam Fund....