Jeroen is the Director of ACE Venture Lab, the science and technology focused business incubator of the Amsterdam region in the Netherlands. Before starting ACE Venture Lab, Jeroen launched a small ed-tech company with numerous customers around Europe. Later he joined a high growth cloud infrastructure startup based in New York City. Since 2011 Jeroen is a Global Scholar Alumni at the prestigious Kauffman Foundation. During his time at the foundation Jeroen visited leading American universities like Stanford, Harvard and MIT to follow courses, exchange experiences with faculty, and work with investors and entrepreneurs from all around the world. Jeroen graduated from the VU University Amsterdam and holds a Bachelor's degree in Management & Organization Science with a specialization in Entrepreneurship. He is an autodidact in programming and computer science. With his broad technical background and business sense he now supports governments, universities and high tech companies around the world.