Management

Marco Kloots

CEO / CO-FOUNDER

Marco has been active in the industry since 1999. After joining The Netherlands’ first digital media agency AdValue/Reddion, he has held several positions within digital media at agencies such as Universal Mccann, Mediacom and Zenith Optimedia. Additionally, he has worked at KLM/Martinair where he established their online marketing and advertising strategy. In 2006 he founded ClickDistrict, where he was responsible for strategic innovation and technology. Marco holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He also studied at U.C. Davis in California (2 hours from the snow and two hours from the surf) and has a degree in Geophysics. Since January 2017 Marco has a new role as CEO of Platform161.

Pim Eindhoven

CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER + CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Pim joined the Platform161 team in late 2019 as Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer. In charge of our harmonious office and finances, Pim has extensive experience in both roles – working at GroupM for 11 years where he grew to Head of Operations, followed by various years as CFO at Innoleaps and OmnicomMediaGroup. Besides vast knowledge of the online advertising world, Pim holds an Executive MBA degree from Nyenrode and has a fascination for new technologies / business models like Blockchain (Certified Bitcoin Professional).

Cyril Mallet

CHIEF TECHNICAL OFFICER

Cyril is our Chief Technical Officer. When he isn't improving the company's infrastructure for ISO27001 certification, he is coordinating technical issues and integrations with third-parties and protecting our interface. Cyril has close to 20 years' experience in web technologies and web hosting with, amongst others, Lycos and Multimania. He first entered the advertising world in 2010 when he started working at Adternity, where he began building the first version of Platform161’s platform.

Themer Abourayan

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Themer oversees the direction of Platform161’s innovation, our DSP product suite and its development. He is most comfortable at the intersection of innovative technology, media and product development. On board since the very start, Themer has made a mark on Platform161's product development, expanding our teams and setting up global partnerships. His past workplaces include a teaching position at the University of Amsterdam on Media Entertainment & Popular Culture and a role in the Science and Technology department of publishing giant Reed Elsevier Group. Themer holds a Master of Science degree in Communication Science at VU University Amsterdam.