Octave Hooft Graafland

Octave Hooft Graafland

Director Customer Intelligence at VODW

Startupbootcamp Commerce Mentor

Octave is an enthusiastic and creative problem solver who develops and executes factbased business strategies in the field of ‘product development’,‘marketing’ and ‘digital’. He has worked for a variety of companies in different sectors such as ING, KPN, Achmea, DE Master Blenders, Albert Heijn, Unilever, Action, Holland Casino, Ahrend, Shell and many others. As seasoned management consultant and program manager Octave knows how to convince and activate people. He has a talent for explaining complex concepts in a clear, elementary and catchy way. His story is always underpinned byundisputable facts and figures.

Top 3 Skills:
1. Fresh thinking
2. Business Development
3. Investor Relations

I would like to mentor start-ups on proposition development in the process from idea to product- market fit and help to create an impactful story to get funding.