Willem W.

Marketer and former recruiter with 4+ years in recruitment for IT companies


Professional with 4+ years of experience in IT and recruitment as a marketer and a recruiter.

  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Staffing & Recruitment
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Computer
  • ...


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Go-To-Market EU

6 months
Current position
Mar 2022 - Present
I was Ashby customer #7 while at VanMoof. Have been so impressed with the product/team I decided to join and fuel the EU expansion. You know where to find me if you'd like to see Ashb...see more

Head Of Recruitment

1 year
Feb 2021 - Mar 2022
I had the privilege to lead the global recruitment team at VanMoof whilst we grew from 200 to 800+ employees. Together we care about the following: - Feedback driven hiring - Great c...see more

Head of Recruitment a.i.

7 months
Jul 2020 - Feb 2021
VanMoof was founded in 2009 by Taco and Ties Carlier, two Dutch brothers who dreamt up the perfect city bike. Today, its sleek, multi-award winning e-bikes offer a high-tech and feature...see more

Talent Lead

1 year
Feb 2019 - Jun 2020
Aula is a remote first EdTech company building a social learning platform

Recruitment Advisor

4 months
Oct 2018 - Feb 2019
Slite is a collaborative workspace where remote teams get their best work done. Document. Discuss. Decide. Do. All in one place.


1 year
Dec 2017 - Feb 2019
Gymify is a gaming meets sports lab. Our hub in Amsterdam combines the best innovate indoor cycling trainers from Tacx with the highly addictive cycling game Zwift.

Helping Companies Scale

Willem Wijnans
6 years
Current position
Dec 2016 - Present
Currently at: Ashby Worked with: VanMoof, Aula, Improbable, Gitter (acq by Gitlab), Slite (YC W18), Backbase

Senior Talent Partner

2 years
May 2015 - Jan 2017
Technical recruiter in the Improbable Talent Team, moved to London, helped scale them to 300 awesome people, blogged a bit & had lots of fun. Still close with Improbable but on an ad-ho...see more


3 years
Feb 2015 - Feb 2018
Achieving hiring bliss for startups, helping them implement latest tools, hacks & tricks. Actively coaching founders on technical hiring / recruiting.

Lead Technical Recruiter

4 months
Jan 2015 - May 2015
Launched the London office

Senior Technical Recruiter

6 months
Jun 2014 - Dec 2014
Launched the Backbase Atlanta Office

Technical Recruiter

4 months
Jan 2014 - May 2014
Backbase created the category-leading Engagement Banking Platform (EBP) that helps banks and credit unions to power the full customer lifecycle through a single, white-labeled platform,...see more


1 year
Jan 2014 - May 2015
Used to be my own company helping founders hire their first developers & training developer teams how to source their next colleague. Since joining Improbable in May '15 it only functio...see more

Technical Recruiter

Spotzer Media Group
3 years
Aug 2010 - Dec 2013
The early days: hiring people for a startup.

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Computer
  • Information Technology Data & Telecom
  • Staffing & Recruitment
  • Consumer Electronics

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • HR & Recruitment