Detlef de Vries

Detlef de Vries

Interim finance professional (CFO-for-a-day)

Startupbootcamp Smart City & IoT Amsterdam Mentor

Hands-on finance professional combining strategic thinking with ‘getting things done’ mentality. Detlef’s passion and professional objective is to support start-ups and growth companies in their daily financial operations and in complex finance topics to make better business decisions.
As a seasoned finance leader (15+ years’ experience) with strong business acumen, Detlef has a strong track-record of significant improvements in the structure and performance of finance departments. In addition he has created and built high-performing teams in fast-paced technology-driven companies (KPN, TomTom, SPIL games…).

Top 3 Skills:

-Finance, not only accounting/tax/corporate finance but also business control/metrics reporting/financial forecasting
-Funding/M&A
-People management/team building

I would like to mentor startups because finance=fun, but mentoring and learning from start-ups even more!!