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Cees is Chief Product Officer at TomTom and provides leadership and guidance in product management and design to ensure the best possible user experience of TomTom products and services. With two decades of experience in software UX and product design, Cees is deeply familiar with both developing the strategic and business value of new propositions as well as with the challenges and complexity of creating and delivering award winning products.
With a Master’s degree in Industrial Design Engineering from Delft, Cees worked at Microsoft, designing many features found in MS Windows. He then moved on to frog design in Germany and later founded a new studio in Amsterdam for the same consultancy. In 2011 he moved on to TomTom to lead the design strategy of TomTom's consumer and automotive products in various roles. He’s named as inventor on over 100 patents and patent applications.
Cees is a regular speaker at design and innovation events and conferences. In his spare time Cees is a passionate rower, cyclist and speed skater. During college Cees was a onetime national champion in rowing.