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.
Willem Maas
CPO / 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 :)
Marijn Maas
CGO / Founder (LinkedIn)
Marijn Maas
Bio
Likes: People, Cooking, Liquor 43, Positivity
Ronald Crooy
Chief Data Architect / Founder (LinkedIn)
Ronald Crooy
Bio
Nerd, who likes to eat, drink(☕), and relax... and windsurf.
Bartosz Kuzmicki
CTO (LinkedIn)
Bartosz Kuzmicki
Bio
Innovation, Scalability, AI
Bart van den Hurk
CFO (LinkedIn)
Bart van den Hurk
Bio
Finance guy who loves to travel and have fun and drink a good whisky (occasionally..)
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
Strategic Partnerships Manager (LinkedIn)
Egle Kamarauskaite
Bio
Interested in cultures, traveling, people, social media, communication, 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
Backend 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
Senior Destination Manager (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
I feel happy.
Bas Vissers
CCO (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.
Arianne Gelsing
Product manager Travel & Tours (LinkedIn)
Arianne Gelsing
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!
Karla Perez
Copywriter (LinkedIn)
Karla  Perez
Bio
I love telling stories through writing. I love traveling and new adventures that challenge me.
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
Damian Blazejewski
Damian Blazejewski
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
Sales & Support Officer (LinkedIn)
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!
Chiara Signoria
Public Relations & Digital Marketer (LinkedIn)
Chiara Signoria
Bio
Italian, sometimes embarrassing, surely loud and smiley! In love with: people, traveling and coffee
Mihaela Sacara
Senior Destination Manager (LinkedIn)
Mihaela Sacara
Bio
Runner, book worm, cat lover, traveller :)
Peigi Rodan
Expansion Manager (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
Senior Destination Manager (LinkedIn)
Barbara Borko
Bio
Slovenian girl in love with the world and adrenaline sports.
Nadine Scholz
Senior Destination 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!
Valentine Décamps
Valentine Décamps
Bio
Davy van Otterdijk
Product Manager (LinkedIn)
Davy van Otterdijk
Bio
Dewi van Joost
Dewi van Joost
Bio
Discovering new cultures, cuisines and languages is something I'll never get bored of!
Lea Meunier
Destination Manager (LinkedIn)
Lea Meunier
Bio
Enthusiast traveler and photographer, my one true love is food: combine the three and it's heaven.
menia vasilikopoulou
User Experience Researcher (LinkedIn)
menia vasilikopoulou
Bio
I am passionate about uncovering real user needs, and equally passionate about travelling and exploring places and cultures!
Bart Persoons
Bart Persoons
Bio
Lara Pato
Growth Hacker (LinkedIn)
Lara Pato
Bio
I love learning new things, solving complex problems and making cool things come to life. I am also obsessed about improv and board games :)
Jacopo Valentino
Sales & Support Officer (LinkedIn)
Jacopo Valentino
Bio
Love music, travels and new experiences
Ioana Mereuta
Ioana Mereuta
Bio
Highly interested in the design and integration of innovative ICT-supported products and services enhancing customer experiences.
Anabell Nutu
Anabell Nutu
Bio
Passionate&purposeful, creative&solution oriented, global citizen&community builder! Also I like to be spontaneous, wander the streets of new places, having meaningful conversations and try new tastes!
Cindy Voorhout
Cindy Voorhout
Bio
If the world is only 5 hand shakes away; We'll probably meet someday!
Janine Liolios
Sales & Support Officer (LinkedIn)
Janine Liolios
Bio
Passionate about learning from different cultures and discovering what makes each destination unique.
Marina Satriano
Sales and Support Officer (LinkedIn)
Marina Satriano
Bio
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - M. Twain
Jan Korona
Front End Engineer (LinkedIn)
Jan Korona
Bio
Selin Sen
Selin Sen
Bio
Razvan Andrei Iova
Razvan Andrei Iova
Bio
Sarah Wert-van Issum
Sarah Wert-van Issum
Bio