Mark van der Heijden

Founder, Wanderbrief

For over 15 years Daan has been helping organisations to become more customer minded. At Transavia he’s responsible for developing and implementing the organisational development strategy which revolves around creating the desired customer culture. He’s passionate about experience design and finds himself working on the intersection of applied science and innovation and change management.
From intern to media hype

Mark gained a lot of international media attention, such as Adweek, Campaign and MTV. In just one week he received more than 750 job-offers from all over the world. Now, two years later, he has been on 7 continents, in 27 countries and worked at 32 companies like Amnesty International Thailand, DDB Vietnam, TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles, JWT Buenos Aires, Red Bull Austria and Ogilvy Cape Town. He worked with the legendary hitmaker Nile Rodgers in New York, ex-drugtraffickers in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, helped out a dog shelter in San Francisco, served food to homeless people at a Soup Kitchen in Malaysia and helped out One Ocean Expeditions during a polar expedition to the coldest continent in the world; Antarctica.

Experienced speaker

Van der Heijden gave inspiring keynotes about his adventures at TEDx, SXSW, Cannes Lions Festival, the headquarters of the United Nations and more than 50 other events worldwide. As a public speaker, he wants to help and inspire people to create an awesome life, and overcome barriers. Therefor his personal mantra is: ‘Think less, do more’.