gathering of the game changers

An extremely diverse group of 22 members participated during the first ever ambitionOne members meetup in Eindhoven on May 18th.  The functional areas of the attendees ranged from marketing, to HR to sales and operations, and the work experience consisted of C-suite, middle managers and graduation students. After a few hours of networking over a tasteful dinner the group concluded that there was one common aspect in the DNA of all present,  apart from a healthy #ambition everyone displayed an above average level of curiosity.

It’s not about the quantity – 849 members and counting

LinkedIn is a global network of over 500 million professionals, which offers a unique access to talent. The drawback of the success of this 2017 version of the “yellow pages” is that this vast quantity of profiles makes it virtually impossible to find the right talent. ambitionOne.org is a community with 849 members. True game changers, individuals that make a positive impact on the teams they work with, and companies they work for.

BRABANTIA CEO Tijn van Elderen answers members’ questions


BRABANTIA
CEO Tijn van Elderen shares some insights on how the company achieves it’s goal to enrich lives with beautifully designed product concepts for living and giving that are also a pleasure to use. He answers strategic questions by ambitionOne members Josette van de Bult of MicrosoftVolodymyr Bob Irkhov of TE Connectivity and Joost d’Hooghe of DSM.

Saskia Nijs

ambitionOne is proud to highlight a game changing member; Saskia Nijs. Saskia Nijs is part-time PhD candidate at the VU, columnist at “Financieel Dagblad”, employee at Philips and speaker and advisor on the 21st century organization. Besides all of that she is mother of 2 daughters (twins), wife of a nerd, and living in Amsterdam.

“In these times where careers are changing and the definitions of ambition is not climbing the corporate ladder anymore, it is crucial to build networks where innovative, ambitious and rule breaking people can connect. Collaboration and support are very important foundations for success. Not your personal success but the success of a group of professionals to make change happen. Therefore a network like www.ambitionOne.org is so important. Connect, learn, share, be brave, ambitious and respectful.”