Team

We are a group of digital geeks, with a combined passion for travelling, food and people. Our mission is to connect people and cultures through food and unique experiences

We want to help shape the future of travel and dining into something that helps create personal and powerful connections between people and builds bridges between cultures.


  • Matthijs Keij
    CEO (LinkedIn)
    Matthijs Keij
    • Bio
    • "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." ♥ A great team, innovation, competition and impossible DIY projects.
  • Marijn Maas
    CGO / Founder (LinkedIn)
    Marijn Maas
    • Bio
    • Likes: People, Cooking, Liquor 43, Positivity
  • Willem Maas
    CMO / Founder (LinkedIn)
    Willem Maas
    • Bio
    • I love to explore the world. And add value to it. Enabling travelers and locals to connect is what keeps me going. Well and deep fried dishes :)
  • Bas Vissers
    CPO | Chief Partnership Officer (LinkedIn)
    Bas Vissers
    • Bio
    • Loves: Espresso in the morning and getting things done. Cooking fresh food in the evening and enjoy with family and friends. Strong believer: Travel broadens your horizon and gives you new perspectives.
  • Bartosz Kuzmicki
    CTO (LinkedIn)
    Bartosz Kuzmicki
    • Bio
    • Innovation, Scalability, AI
  • Ronald Crooy
    Chief Data Architect / Founder (LinkedIn)
    Ronald Crooy
    • Bio
    • Nerd, who likes to eat, drink(☕), and relax... and windsurf.
  • Tom van Eijk
    Online Marketing Specialist (LinkedIn)
    Tom van Eijk
    • Bio
    • Like: Exploring the beauty of the earth. Getting to know new people. Rocking my butt of at music festivals. Whooping my friends asses with Fifa.
  • Eric Meulendijks
    Frontend Developer (LinkedIn)
    Eric Meulendijks
    • Bio
    • I'm a web developer who likes to play darts, watch football games and likes socially drinking.
  • Goda Stogyte
    Sales Team Lead (LinkedIn)
    Goda Stogyte
    • Bio
    • Curious about meeting different people, getting to know cultures and places.
  • Egle Kamarauskaite
    Expansion Manager (LinkedIn)
    Egle Kamarauskaite
    • Bio
    • Interested in cultures, traveling, people, social media, communication, Latino dances, sharing economy, projects, advertising, life!
  • Linas Marcisauskas
    Withlocals Super Ambassador (LinkedIn)
    Linas Marcisauskas
    • Bio
    • Hi, I'm a Withlocals Super Ambassador! I'm a photographer/videomaker, travelling to meet local people and hear their stories, films and music! 🎶
  • Damian Błażejewski
    Senior Developer (LinkedIn)
    Damian Błażejewski
    • Bio
    • Building the software, sport, beer.
  • Bianca Paul
    Sales & Roll-out Manager (LinkedIn)
    Bianca Paul
    • Bio
    • Sharing my travelling tales through photography.
  • Bart Langenhuijsen
    Manager Finance & Operations (LinkedIn)
    Bart Langenhuijsen
    • Bio
    • Totally addicted to my family, loves sports and local culture from around the globe.
  • Manon Jones
    Community Manager Europe (LinkedIn)
    Manon Jones
    • Bio
    • Always looking for the best coffee and cake shops! Interested in trying local food and wandering around new cities
  • Jarek Widomski
    Senior Developer (LinkedIn)
    Jarek Widomski
    • Bio
    • Happy software developer. Likes: playing football and videogames, watching football and tasting new beers Dislikes: injustice
  • Marcin W
    Senior Developer (LinkedIn)
    Marcin W
    • Bio
    • Passionate software developer, loving challenges, riddles, algorithms and learning new things. Besides work he likes biking, swimming and playing ping-pong.
  • Arianne Tasevski
    Product manager Travel & Tours (LinkedIn)
    Arianne Tasevski
    • Bio
    • I am working in tourism for over 25 years and enjoying every bit of it. Providing people with a great travel experience is what I like doing most!
  • Ruud Smit
    Lead Creative (LinkedIn)
    Ruud Smit
    • Bio
    • Hi, I take on all creative challenges at Withlocals, which i love doing because i love traveling myself.
  • Justina Mizeraite
    Justina  Mizeraite
    • Bio
    • Home is where the heart is & I take it everywhere with me. Love trying new things, films, music and being out of my comfort zone.
  • Ikram Rhioui
    Ikram Rhioui
    • Bio
    • Love meeting new people and learning about different cultures!
  • Lukas Keizikas
    Super Ambassador (LinkedIn)
    Lukas Keizikas
    • Bio
  • Cosmina Misca
    Copywriter / Content Specialist
    Cosmina Misca
    • Bio
    • I love to travel. Eager to learn new things. Excited about challenges.
  • Kelly D
    Kelly D
    • Bio
    • Go. Fly. Roam. Travel. Discover. Voyage. Explore. Journey. Adventure!
  • Marialena Panagiotidou
    Marialena Panagiotidou
    • Bio
    • Excited about traveling and getting to know new people and cultures.
  • Silvija Paulauskaite
    Silvija Paulauskaite
    • Bio
    • The best food for my soul is a good music, exciting journey, new people and culture. Believe me - travel brings power and love back to your life!
  • Meaghan O'Connor
    Meaghan O'Connor
    • Bio
    • I’m inspired by travel, learning new things and a good latte. If I’m not gallivanting around a new country, you can likely find me reading a book in a sunny spot.
  • Chiara Signoria
    Junior Digital Marketer (LinkedIn)
    Chiara Signoria
    • Bio
    • Italian, sometimes embarrassing, surely loud and smiley! In love with: people, traveling and coffee
  • Mihaela Sacara
    Happiness Manager (LinkedIn)
    Mihaela Sacara
    • Bio
    • Runner, traveler, book worm, animal lover
  • Peigi Rodan
    International Community and Portfolio Trainee (LinkedIn)
    Peigi Rodan
    • Bio
    • A vegabond that loves to discover other cultures and particularly getting to know the people inside different countries.
  • Joep van der Heijden
    Lead Frontend Developer (LinkedIn)
    Joep van der Heijden
    • Bio
    • Loves a good espresso and to create great experiences for our users.
  • Max Kortsmit
    Creative Lead (LinkedIn)
    Max Kortsmit
    • Bio
    • Dutch Creative Director & Designer based in Eindhoven. Creative Lead at With Locals. Loves to work on digital design, UX & branding projects. Interested in Retail, Design & Technology
  • Barbara Borko
    Barbara Borko
    • Bio
    • Slovenian girl in love with the world and adrenaline sports.
  • Nadine Scholz
    Partnerships Manager (LinkedIn)
    Nadine Scholz
    • Bio
    • Passionate about traveling, meeting people and driving new ideas forward
  • Reinoud van Santen
    Software Engineer (LinkedIn)
    Reinoud van Santen
    • Bio
    • Loves programming and solving complicated problems. Also a big soccer fan and playing guitar.
  • Pim Verlangen
    Software Engineer (LinkedIn)
    Pim Verlangen
    • Bio
    • I love programming, playing badminton, watching movies and some casual gaming. Always striving for perfection!
  • William Ward
    William Ward
    • Bio
  • Valentine Décamps
    Valentine Décamps
    • Bio