Founded: February 2013
City Director: Michael Koenka
Moderators: Charlotte Anthony, Alex Kitain
Organizers: Charlotte Anthony, Alex Kitain, Ashly Stewart
Location: THNK Amsterdam
Times: Sessions occur from 7:00PM – 10:00PM.
Please plan to arrive by 6:45PM to be on the safe side.
Amsterdam, though small in scale, is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world with over 175 nationalities living together. We will marry this spirit of diversity nicely with the mission of House of Genius to bring a global perspective and world-class talent to developing businesses.
Apply today to join the mix for an evening of disruptive thinking!
The Amsterdam Team
Michael Koenka is the strategy director of a new advertising agency called Curiosity Amsterdam. Originally from Montréal, Michael has lived in Amsterdam for more than 4 years, and loves being a part of the vibrant startup communities across the capital.
Passionate about good people, great ideas (and amazing food) Michael is one quirky geek on a quest to blend human behaviour with technology in exciting new ways. From teaching to global marketing strategies, Michael imagines a world where communications is useful, and meaningful.
A fanatic of human, social and business psychology, he graduated with a Masters in International and Developmental Affairs from NPSIA/SPPA at Carleton Univeristy in Ottawa, Canada. Always hungry, and forever curious to meet new people, be sure to reach out to Michael any time.
Alex is the co-founder of specialty coffee business The Coffeevine, and has been an Amsterdam resident for more than 7 years. He has lived all over the world and speaks 4 languages fluently. He studied Marketing in the UK, and started his career working in brand marketing for a large multinational before spending several years managing various Marketing departments at different e-commerce companies.
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