Meet the melons!

Gertjan Bluemink 

Sales manager

Gertjan is the salesperson on our team and is great at explaining all the advantages of Watermelon. He helps people to understand what you can do with our chatbot and how that can help them optimize customer service. His experience as an account manager gives him a leg up with building sustainable relationships and managing sales teams. 

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Ilse Wijnen 

Customer Success Manager 

Ilse is the face of Watermelon for many of our customers. When you have questions about the dashboard or the chatbot, talk to Ilse – also with feedback about how to improve our software. Ilse is the link between our customers and our developers. She ensures our software and chatbot continue to meet and exceed the demands of our customers! 

Phi Pham 

Sales Trainee

Phi supports our sales department and helps our (potential) customers by explaining why and how Watermelon can make their customer service run more smoothly. He always goes the extra mile to make sure his customers are happy! 

 

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

David Veldhuizen 

Sales Trainee

David is a member of our sales department and supports the team by maintaining customer relations that last. He also helps (potential) customers by explaining why Watermelon can make their customer service run more smoothly! 

Cees Bert de Wolff 

Sales trainee

Cees Bert and his partner in crime Antonie make up our region North sales team. He makes sure that companies in Friesland and Groningen will also optimise their customer service with Watermelon software. 

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Antonie Dijkstra 

Sales trainee

Antonie and his partner in crime Cees Bert make up our region North sales team. He makes sure that companies in Friesland and Groningen will also optimise their customer service with Watermelon software. 

Maxime Bakker

PA / Operations 

Maxime is our true allrounder! Maxime know the ins and outs of every part of our organisation and lends a hand wherever needed. She’s always improving our operational processes, in which she supports Alexander. 

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Veerle Trommelen 

Office manager 

Veerle is our rock! She makes sure everything is running smoothly behind the scenes. You won’t see her much, unless you’re applying for a job. She’s our HR guru.  

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Manuela Warnar

Online Marketeer

Manuela’s job is to show you the advantages of Watermelon and explain how your company can benefit from using our tool. She’s recently graduated from the Arnhem University of Applied Sciences and started working at Watermelon immediately thereafter. She’s putting her academic know-how to work straight away!

Egbert Stuger

Machine Learning Engineer

Egbert writes the code for the supersmart artificially intelligent brain of our bots. This way, Egbert makes sure it’s always online and working properly and glitch-free. With his help, your chatbots become a little smarter every day. 

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Andreas Otten

Frontend Developer 

What gets Andreas jumping out of bed in the morning is his goal of making Watermelons software even better! He’s responsible for the frontend and makes sure our software stays looking sleek and user-friendly. His motto? A little better each day!

Chelsea Bosters

Content Marketeer

Chelsea works for Online Bazen and is responsible for our blogs. He ensures that all the content is helpful or interesting for our (potential) customers. He also leads our team of authors to create great stories to share in our own network and beyond.

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Elger van der Wel 

Chief Editor 

Elger is passionate about technology and media and proudly considers himself a ‘professional nerd’. Bolstered by a bucketload of experience in tech journalism, he’s ultimately responsible for Watermelon’s blog.  As chief editor he works closely with Chelsea to make sure all of our blog articles are relevant and interesting to our readers. 

Kitty van Kleef 

Design Trainee 

It’s Kitty’s job to keep the creative energy fizzing at the Watermelon office. This creative all-rounder supports the design department while learning all the ins and outs of creative design. Together with CPO Charl she keeps the Watermelon brand looking fresh & fruity!  

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Jarik Oosting

Online Marketeer

Jarik makes sure everybody in the world can find Watermelon online! Apparently he’s doing a good job if you found us! 😉 He develops and executes on our SEO strategy.

Jeroen Vercauteren

Corporate Finance Advisor

Jeroen works on behalf of Introman and is our corporate finance advisor. He evaluates the prognoses, cashflow and manages acquisitions together with the MT. Working with another pair of experienced eyes is never a bad idea!

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Sjoerd van Dijk

Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer

Sjoerd has been working with chatbots and artificial intelligence since 2005. As our Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer he’s responsible for implementing AI in Watermelon. No, a chatbot hasn’t typed this!

Arvind Jagesser

Chief Technology Officer

Arvind is responsible for the infrastructure of our platform. He leads both the chatbot engineering team and the software engineering team. 

Meet the melons!
Meet the melons!

Charl Haas

Chief Design Officer

Charl is our creative conscience. As Watermelon’s CPO he combines  his design skills and creative talent with product development. He’s responsible for the product, the brand, all of our designs and our system’s user experience.

 

Alexander Wijninga

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Alexander is our boss. He’s ultimately responsible for the success of Watermelon. He was born an entrepreneur – or so we’ve heard. For the last 5 years he’s been working hard to improve contact between customers and companies.

Meet the melons!