Aldo de Jong
Co-Founder at Claro Partners
Startupbootcamp IoT & Data Barcelona Mentor
Aldo helps corporations and startups to navigate disruptive change. With Claro he provides business innovation and service design in the context of disruptive changes in society and business, such as the personal data economy, internet of things (IoT), new models of ownership and value exchange networks. Aldo is a strategist with a strong analytical capability and business acumen, coupled with creativity and passion for understanding people.
He understands what it takes to take an initiative through the organization to the marketplace. He focuses on working with change-makers in industries affected by disruption, like telecoms, technology, financial services and media and with disruptive start-ups. Prior to founding Claro, he was a founding member of the Barcelona office of Smart Design and worked in various commercial and marketing roles at General Electric. He holds an MBA from IESE in Barcelona and an MSc Chemical Engineering from Delft University of Technology.