Meet the Team

1Board
The board of directors are the captains of our ship. Looking out for the crew and keeping us on course, full steam ahead!

Albert Maas

Board of directors

Imagination is more important than knowledge

Koen Evers

Board of Directors

It always seems impossible until it’s done

Yuri Steinbuch

Board of Directors

Logic will get you from A to B. Curious imagination will take you everywhere.

2General
The people that keep the company going, fuel the other teams, spread the Avular word and work behind the engineering scenes.

Andy de Klein

Marketing

“You get what you work for, not what you wish for.”

Astrid Catsburg

Administration

Reach the big goal with a series of small steps.

Erik Melander

Marketing

Day 259, they still think I’m human…

Lisa Janssen

Marketing

Don’t always believe what you think

Loek Jongen

Product Management

Win or Learn!

Steffie de Boer

Office Management

Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress

Mees Somers

Supply Chain

Supply Chain

Pim Polman

Innovations

Innovations

Tessa Lips

Human Resources

Never regret anything that made you smile

Mark Flaton

Business Development

No points for second place

Tess Kolkman

Business Development

Always happy to help

Hans Brom

Finance

Finance

Lia Maria Marchena Fuenmayor

Marketing

Marketing

3Essentials
The Essentials team build the building blocks for mobile robotics; electronic devices that will change the future of robotics.

Tim Assman

Software Development

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Felix van de Donk

Software Development

Building Imagination

Joop aan den Toorn

System Architecture

Building Imagination

Rob Kloosterman

Electrical Engineering

Are you sure?

Robbert-Jan de Jager

Embedded Systems

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Niels Rood

Software Development

The enemy of art is the absence of limitations

Ken Steenis

Electrical Engineering

Building Imagination

Francisco Heredia

Software Development

Little steps in the right direction can take you a long way.

Shayan Tabatabaei

Embedded Systems

Let your instincts be in charge of you.

Teun van Beurden

Project Management

Believe in yourself and you’re halfway there

Erika Badillo

DevOps

DevOps

4Autonomy
The Autonomy team is all about bringing intelligence to our robots. From awareness to locomotion to behaviour you name it and the autonomy team will test the limits of our essentials. They will always strive to bring the latest stable algorithms to your solutions.

Elwin van der Hall

Project Management

The only sustainable competitive advantage is learning faster than the rest.

Pasquale van Heumen

Embedded Systems

Asking the right question is harder than to answer it

Tarun Sriram

Control Systems

Building Imagination

Eleni Nikolla

Software Development

Building Imagination

Tijs van de Smagt

Control Systems

Robots are not as smart as you might think

Bart Keulen

AI Systems

“He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at.” Epictetus

5Pioneers
The pioneering team that enables our customers to apply their unique value proposition on a mobile robot, so they don’t have to.

Riley van Loon

Electrical Engineering

With great power comes great electricity bill

Rogier de Rijk

Project Management

Luctor et emergo

Bram Tertoolen

Embedded Systems

Every mistake is a learning opportunity

Emil Timmermans

Mechatronic Systems

Sea wells

Joep Chatrou

Electrical Engineering

No resistance can drop our potential.

Lars Zender

Test & Integration

But can it flip?

Harm van der Meer

Mechatronic Systems

“The design is not just what it looks like and feels like. The design is how it works” — Steve Jobs

Mart van Vliet

Embedded Systems

Feature not a bug

Ruben Sommer

Control Systems

Learning is figuring out when something fails, how to prevent it from failing again.

Aljaz Titoric

Electrical Engineering

Building Imagination

Alex Andriën

Control Systems

Control Systems

Rinke de Vries

Embedded Systems

Embedded Systems

Rik van der Struijk

Control Systems

Control Systems

Erwin Engelsma

Test & Integration

Test & Integration

Paul Janssen

System Architecture

System Architecture

6Custom Solutions
The Services wizkids develop (a part of) a custom mobile robot, designed for a specific problem of the customer.

Abhishek Chatterjee

Control Systems

Control Systems

Dave Kooijman

Control Systems

Building Imagination

Willem Vergouwen

Control Systems

Building Imagination

Rob Raijmakers

Test & Integration

Building Imagination

Burak Ergul

Embedded Systems

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David Frieling

Mechatronic Systems

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Niels Finkenflügel

Project Management

Just do it

Rob Ruigrok

Control Systems

Control Systems

Quentin Thibaud

Control Systems

Control Systems