Octave Hooft Graafland

Octave Hooft Graafland

Director Customer Intelligence at VODW

Startupbootcamp Commerce Amsterdam || Media Amsterdam Mentor

Octave is an enthusiastic and creative problem solver who develops and executes fact-based 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 a 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 by undisputable 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.