Meet the team

The following people are members of core teams and you can contact them for questions related to the area they’re working on.

The TEDxMaastricht team consists of hard-working and creative volunteers who are avid TED fans hooked on the idea that one individual can inspire others and make a difference.

We strongly believe in the TEDxMaastricht concept and the importance of our event for the city of Maastricht and its people. If you have questions for our organizing team, please contact us!

We are currently looking for a new team members! Click on the following link to know more about the positions and how to apply for them:

Wanted: Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Wanted: Speaker Liaison & Coaching

Board

Jean-Paul Toonen

Jean-Paul Toonen

Curator and partners

Gonny Willems

Gonny Willems

Licensee and curation

Maarten Kuypers

Maarten Kuypers

Concept and design

Steven Goetstouwers

Steven Goetstouwers

Treasurer

Team members

Marin Been

Marin Been

Communication and coaching

Robert Hoogenboom

Robert Hoogenboom

Logistics and guest liaison

Aisha Weerts

Aisha Weerts

Event manager

Lando van Berlo

Lando van Berlo

Online and social media

Jeroen Rutten

Jeroen Rutten

Production and music

Caroline Calomme

Caroline Calomme

Speakers liaison and volunteers

Bart Slangen

Bart Slangen

Entertainment and acts

Valentin Calomme

Valentin Calomme

Social media communication

Wouter Visser

Wouter Visser

Speakers liaison and coaching

Blog

A mindboggling 9+ for TEDxMaastricht 2016!

Now that the year is coming to an end, it is time to reflect on the things accomplished this year. We just received the result from TEDxMaastricht 2016 post event survey from ted.com in New York. They asked you – our audience – one simple question: “How likely it is that you would recommend the TEDxMaastricht conference to a friend”? The NSP (Net Promotor Score) we received back from TED was…

TEDxMaastricht 2016… from our curator’s perspective!

“Tell your story” said Arnaud Collery before he continued: “Not sharing yours, is a crime against yourself.” In a cascade of English words, uttered with his French accent, he talks about his youth and several profound life experiences. He makes me think about the value of stories. And about the responsibility of the curation team on this 6th TEDxMaastricht edition.
The curation team has to design…

Esther de Koning: a supershort acting course

Actress, writer and theater producer Esther de Koning is known for her honest and tragicomic productions for both young and adult audiences. Esther has won several prestigious national awards. From The Hague, Esther has…