WARUM HABEN WIR GOBOONY GEGRÜNDET?

Wie aufregend ist der Gedanke, irgendwo auf der Welt ein Wohnmobil zu mieten und sich auf eine fantastische Reise zu begeben? Das ist ein wahres Abenteuer: idyllische, unberührte Natur, kleine Städte voller Leben und Kultur, selbst entscheiden, ob du bleibst oder gehst. Auf einer Wohnmobilreise wirst du die echte Freiheit erleben. Wir von Goboony wollen jedem die Möglichkeit geben, diese Freiheit zu erfahren, oder sie mit anderen zu teilen.

Goboony ist eine Internet-Platform, auf der sich Wohnmobilbesitzer und Reisende treffen können. Ob du dir ein luxuriöses Wohnmobil mit allen Einrichtungen und Annehmlichkeiten, oder einen etwas einfacheren, aber klassischen VW-Bus wünschst: Bei Goboony bist du an der richtigen Adresse!

Das Team

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    Mark de Vos

    Mitbegründer

    Kaufte zwei (!) Wohnmobile, welche dann doch nur in der Garage standen, und erfand deshalb Goboony. Früher war er kaufmännischer Leiter einer Auto-Importgruppe, und danach spezialisierte er sich als Unternehmensberater auf Wachstum. Hat ein flottes Mundwerk, sieht die Dinge mit Humor, und tut gerne fünfzehn Dinge gleichzeitig.

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    Foppe Mijnlieff

    Mitbegründer

    Der kreative Kopf hinter Goboony. In der Onlinewelt ist er in seinem Element, und hat schon verschiedene Start-ups auf ihrem Weg von der Idee zum florierenden Geschäft unterstützt. Um es anders auszudrücken: he gets things done! Aber ist auch oft hinter dem Klavier zu finden (er spielt in einer Jazz-Band) oder, wenn die Sonne scheint, auf seinem Segelboot.

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    Oane Koning Hettema

    CMO

    A creative entrepreneur for whom ideas seem to flow through his very veins. 1995 was the year Oane discovered the magical force of the internet. This compelled him to found his first company at the art academy: Dizain, the agency that packs marketing strategy into creative ideas with a strong link to online technology. After that he formed other companies and worked on projects for all manner of large brands in the Netherlands. He has since become addicted to the energy of the people of Goboony emit. Oane experiences his ultimate freedom by driving through the hairpin bends of the Alps whilst Andrea Bocelli plays.

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    Nicolas Koenig

    Lead Developer

    Weiß wirklich alles über komplizierte Codes und verzweigte Systeme. Alle technischen Besonderheiten auf unserer Internetseite wurden von seiner Hand geschaffen. Jeden Tag klingt es aus seiner Ecke: „Hey, habt ihr schon das neueste auf unserer Seite gesehen?“ Er hat die Gabe, alles, was sich unsere Kunden wünschen, in praktische Funktionen umzusetzen.

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    Pedro Carmona

    Full-stack Developer

    Pedro develops and maintains the Goboony website. He attained a Computer Engineering’s Masters degree from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He uses his knowledge and experience to help Goboony reach its innovative plans. His goal is to go in a round-the-world trip.

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    Virginie Delporte

    Human Resources & Insurance

    Before becoming part of the Goboony family, Virginie worked in venture capital coaching hundreds of startups. Business development is therefore second nature to her. Her mission at Goboony is international expansion. A globetrotter at heart, she has been travelling all over with motorhomes, from the Polar Circle to the Carpathian hometown of Dracula. However, her ultimate sense of freedom is to have fun at work!

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    Werner van den Bergh

    Head of Support & Operations

    Schon seit dem Anfang van Goboony mit dabei: Erst als Praktikant, und mittlerweile als COO. Jetzt ist er verantwortlich für alle Abläufe und Unterstützung innerhalb von Goboony. Auch packt er gerne mit an, wenn es um growth hacking und um die freundliche Unterstützung von unseren Kunden geht.

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    Tessa Akse

    Head of Community

    Tessa experienced her ultimate feeling of freedom whilst on a backpacking trip through Indonesia last year. Having completed her studies in communication, she now works at Goboony where she is responsible for building our community. Her dream is to embark on a trip around the world, a dream that will finally become a reality at the end of the year, when she will spend 7 months travelling through Asia and the Americas!

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    Margje Hoogland

    Content Marketeer

    Having finished her degree in Communication, Margje now works at Goboony. She is primarily engaged in content creation. She has a particular love for Latin America, but thinks the whole world is beautiful. Hitchhiking is her favourite way to holiday and hitching a ride in a motorhome is high on her bucket list.

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    William van Tienen

    Head of Supply

    William is responsible for Goboony’s Supply team. He works with the various supply managers to grow our community of campers. He hopes to spend a year travelling in a Volkswagen camper to discover new places. William already knows where his first destination will be, a drive up to scenic Norway!

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    Hielke Koopstra

    Data Analyst

    Hielke is our In-House Data Analyst and knows every piece of data. He also contributes to the Support. He has visited many countries in Europe, from Portugal to Czech Republic. Hielke’s ultimate goal is to take a roadtrip across the US from East to West America, or the length of Japan. Until then, he will remain in Europe going on local camping trips and visiting his pet duck.

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    Jake Stone

    Country Manager GB

    Als erfahrener Vagabund, hofft Jake das Freiheitsgefühl von Goboony bis an die Küste Großbritanniens zu bringen. Jake ist verantwortlich für die Sozialen Netzwerke und den Kundendienst im Großraum Großbritannien und hilft bei Übersetzungsarbeiten ins Englisch. Er träumt davon eines Tages mit einem Wohnmobil durch die Mongolei zu reisen.

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    Patrick Magee

    Supply Manager UK

    Patrick is the Supply Manager UK, helping to expand our motorhome community throughout the United Kingdom. Patrick has enjoyed trips such as hitchhiking from the Netherlands to Spain and travelling across Israel/Palestine. His ultimate travelling goal is a road trip through Iran and Central Asia.

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    Daan Reijnders

    Assistant Content UK

    Daan studies science and mathematics and uses this knowledge at Goboony to convert raw data into manageable info. He also helps the UK team with communication. He enjoys going on road trips and every now and then he hitchhikes to other countries. One of his travel goals is to drive to the Arctic Circle and see the Northern Lights first hand!

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    Maria Zazzara

    Country Manager Italy

    Maria is part of the Italian team and is responsible for further growing the Italian market. She deals primarily with content creation, social media and digital PR. She has a degree in Business Communication and Digital Media. She loves foreign languages, travelling and encountering new cultures. Her dream is to go on a trip across the African continent.

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    Alice Fanicchia

    Supply manager Italy

    Alice works as the supply manager for Goboony in Italy. She has a degree in Environmental and Development Economics, and a Masters in Environmental Governance. Alice has spent much of her life travelling, and in her free time she coordinates groups around the world for a travel association. Alice spent half year in a motorhome Camping in southern France so is well versed in camper life! Alice has the dream of one day living in a motorhome by the sea.

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    Chiara Malva

    Assistant Content Italy

    Chiara is a member of the Italian team, focusing mainly on the marketing and communications for her country within Goboony. She is an International Business Administration and Management graduate who during her studies joined a large non-profit youth-run organisation. In this post she worked on several projects such as a house construction project in Ethiopia. A big fan of music, Chiara loves festivals and reviewing them. In addition to this, she loves travelling and experiencing new cultures. Her travel dream is to circumnavigate the world, and to see the Northern Lights in Lapland.

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    Stefan van Eijk

    Assistant marketing & support

    Stefan is responsible for our communication through social media. Stefan experienced a huge adventure last year in Athens where he worked with refugees. For Stefan, Being able to make spontaneous choices gives him the ultimate sense of freedom. Discovering new things and meeting new people are other pursuits that he values highly. Stefan’s ultimate dream trip would be to visit Australia!

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    Valentijn Velthuizen

    Supply Assistant NL

    Valentijn works on increasing our community of motorhome owners in the Netherlands. He is also crazy about traveling, and is certainly well travelled within Europe. From camping in Italy to road trips all the way to Ukraine, Valentine is a fan of adventures on the road with plenty of ideas on where to go next! Touring with a camper through Lapland and to the Northern Cape or a city trip to Tokyo for example.

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    Xanne Freesen

    Supply Assistant NL

    Xanne followed a Digital Innovation course after studying International Business Administration. Part of the Dutch supply team, she welcomes new owners to the platform, and helps them through the hiring process. Her dream trip would be to to complete a round trip through New Zealand in a vehicle with a rooftop tent. Xanne’s ultimate sense of freedom is experienced when she discovers new cities and places around the world.

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    Youri Beekink

    Assistant support NL

    Youri studies Tourism Management and he works on support in both the UK and the Netherlands as well as conducting research in conversion optimisation. With a passion for travel and tourism, Youri has visited many places around Europe. His greatest wish is to one day tour Scandinavia in a motorhome. Youri experienced the ultimate sense of freedom when he went on a road trip with friends in Morocco.

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    Dieke Dijkstra

    Assistant Support NL

    Dieke is part of the Customer Support department of Goboony. In addition, she conducts research on customer satisfaction on the site. Her most beautiful and memorable trip so far has been to Java where she was blown away by the people and natural splendour of the region. After completing her studies, she wants to broaden her travels around Asia with places like Vietnam, Cambodia and Sri Lanka being high on her list. Dieke’s ultimate feeling of freedom is simply being on holiday; which is why she wants to discover more of the world.

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    Sharrel Kensmil

    Assistant Communication & Content

    Sharrel is studying International Communication and Media. She has been on many trips all over the world and loves experiencing different cultures. Sharrel feels the ultimate sense of freedom when visiting South Korea, travelling to Seoul as often as she can. Next up on her travel bucket list is backpacking through Southeast Asia. She is also hoping to go on a road-trip across the US with her best friends.

Advisory Board

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    Ronald Zwartkruis

    Entrepreneur / Investor

    Ronald has been an entrepreneur since 1999 and has his roots in Online Market Research. After he successfully sold his company back in 2015, with a short break setting up a sharing economy company himself, Parkyourcar, he now is back and acts as managing director of his own company NETQ Healthcare founded in 2008, serving the healthcare industry. As an investor in both Snappcar and Goboony, Ronald utilises his broad experience and network to advise Goboony on their strategic topics and growth. When Ronald is not working he will be mountaneering, a big passion of his.

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    Stan Stolwerk

    Managing Director NKC (Europe's largest motorhome club)

    Within NKC is Stan is responsible for vision and strategy develpment. Stan inspires and is a connector, who gives people freedom and responsibility, these traits have been key to his success. With his network and knowledge of the market, Stan helps Goboony from within the Advisory board to grow the company to new heights.

WOHER KOMMT DER NAME GOBOONY?

'In the boonies' ist eine Redensart aus Neuseeland und bedeutet soviel wie ‘mache eine Reise, finde deinen eigenen Weg und lass dich von niemandem leiten‘. Das ist genau das Gefühl, welches du bekommst, wenn du mit einem Wohnmobil unterwegs bist. Kombiniert mit zwei Abenteuer- und Wohnmobilfans, Mark und Foppe (Gründer von Goboony), die sich auf einer Wohnmobilreise durch Neuseeland kennen lernten, war die Idee für Goboony plötzlich geboren.

Goboony Dienststelle

Groenewoudsedijk 41
3528 BG Utrecht
Niederlande

+49 451 12 109 749 support@goboony.de

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