Hans van den Akker

Hans van den Akker

CEO at Bizboard

Startupbootcamp Commerce Amsterdam Mentor

Hans took on a personal mission back in 2008 to bring true disruptive front-end experiences to Enterprise environments. As a former consultant Hans implemented Enterprise grade systems that lacked the seamless user-adoption. Between 2008-2012 he managed and run a software consultancy firm to produce great user experiences on top of Enterprise systems.

In 2013 he founded Bizboard, a company for which its sole purpose was to create a team of experts focussed on the Web technology stack and creating rich and interactive experiences. As a CTO till 2015 and since 2015 he leads the company as founding CEO.

Under his leadership, they have created a valuable opensource framework called Arva that Bizboard uses to create their unique value. At the end of 2015 Bizboard will inject their core capabilities in numerous new companies with different business models that will support a new mission “Accelerating the full lifecycle of Idea, Research, MVP and time to market of startups and enterprises which undertake innovation within their space”.


– Technology (as former CTO)

Team (culture is everything)

– Entrepreneurship (translating core capabilities into business models)