Youw8 is a concept that has been commercialized by Inotive Solutions BV in Nuenen, the Netherlands. This company was founded in August 2007 by three former Philips employees. The target of Inotive Solutions BV is to market a total concept about "Connected Wellness". The Youw8 platform, with an initial focus on weight management and overweight is the first implementation of this projects.
Jeroen Nugteren (Founder & Operations) has over 13 years experience in the high tech industry. Through Ericsson, Berenschot and DSM Jeroen started working at Philips, where he was responsible for operations of wireless products within Connectivity Solutions. Jeroen graduated with an MBA degree from the University of Derby and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management.
Erik Ekkel (Founder & Business Development) has worked for Philips for over 20 years in various functions. He started as a software engineer in the Philips Information Systems division. Following this he worked in a more commercial function through CD-i, DVD and a 5-year stay for Philips Digital Networks & Components in California. In his last function at Philips he was responsible for business development for Connectivity Solutions. Erik graduated from the HIO (Higher Technical Education - Software Engineering) in Enschede and also studied business administration at Arnhem Business School.
Claire de Wit (Sales Director) spent over 4 years as account manager with Dyson. During this career, she has been involved with offering advice and support to the retail network in the south of Holland. She supports the management of a limited number of key accounts and executing different account strategies. Claire holds a Master’s Degree in Strategic Management from the University of Tilburg and a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Avans Hogeschool Breda.
|Alexander Curvers (Architect & Lead Engineer) spend over 10 years of experience in Software development. He started developing custom websites, portals and Intranet’s for small and large companies. After five years Alexander started to work on large projects at Getronics PinkRoccade, where he was responsible for designing and implementing software of digital (web) services offered by local governments to their citizens. Before joining Inotive Solutions b.v. he has been active as freelancer in projects as lead developer for UPC’s web based software. Alexander holds a Bachelor's degree in Information and Communication Technology. |
|Johan Meijer (Quality Manager) spend around 15 years on various jobs within Philips Hasselt and Eindhoven. Always involved with Customer Quality related topics on DVD recorders and networking products. Therefor auditing production lines (in Europe and Asia) as well visiting B2B customers to resolve any problems. He has an Bachelor's Degree in electronics from de Industriële Hogeschool van het Rijk Hasselt. |