Our people

We are a group of senior executives, innovators, entrepreneurs, tech geeks, experts, marketeers & creatives. 

With the perfect balance of youth, experience, knowledge, expertise and a shared passion for innovation, we thrive on the challenge of bringing new ideas & ways of doing things to life.


Meet the leadership team:

Christian Blümlein

Group CEO

An entrepreneur at heart & in practice, Christian has over 20 years of experience in helping his clients to bring ideas to life. 

His focus is & always has been on delivering positive business impact for all his clients.

Jon Himoff


Jon has a wide range of experience in helping companies move forward faster using the latest enabling technology. He has run software development companies & created new tech-driven products, all focused on delivering measurable business outcomes.

Matt Hymers

Managing Consultant

With 15 years of experience working in digital product innovation, performance analysis & sports technology, Matt is skilled in bridging the gap between ideas, concepts & what is needed to bring them to life for the consumer.

Peter Verpaele

Director Belgium

With a rich history in enterprise architecture & helping businesses make the most of technology, Peter is an advisor and entrepreneur, skilled in enterprise design, innovation & digital transformation.

Niek de Visscher


Our geek in a suit with a talent for translating complex business & technical challenges into manageable solutions that drive transformation.

Niek is a successful entrepreneur, simplifier, design believer, technologist & disruptor.

Valentin Ehrhardt


With over 10 years of experience consulting at major brands & across industries, Valentin is our operational guru. 

Consulting-wise, he oversees & specializes in our procurement & project & workplace management services. 

Stephen Pierpoint

Principal Consultant

A global citizen with a wealth of experience over 25 years in leading large & diverse teams across all marketing disciplines.

Stephen is a strong believer in creative & consumer-centric solutions

Mark Rouse

Principal Consultant

With a career in retail and wholesale merchandising, go-to-market planning, and process management spanning over 35 years at major UK and international companies, Mark is a seasoned professional. Growth and efficiency are two of his favourite words.

Antonio Zea


With over 25 years experience, Antonio is an innovator, marketeer & entrepreneur wrapped into one.

He has built businesses, managed large teams & brought game changing ideas to life throughout his career.

Karen Feldpausch-Sturm

Principal Consultant

Karen has 30 years of experience in retail & marketing for major international companies.

An experienced leader & expert in her field, Karen is an asset to anyone looking to launch their commerce business into the future.

Frederik Maier

Managing Consultant

Frederik's focus is on innovation that brings digital experiences to life.

He has realized numerous game changing in-store experiences & platform projects for some of the world's leading retail brands.

Guido Willemsen

Director Netherlands

Guido is specialized in e-commerce when it comes to managing & optimizing supply chains, assortment & master data/content management, fulfillment & reverse logistics.