Stefanie Jansen’s Stefanie Jansen’s Master’s degree in social and child psychology and her jobs as a project manager and later team manager at market research agency IPM KidWise provided her with the necessary theoretical and practical framework to design, carry out, and interpret qualitative and quantitative research. Although an all-rounder, Stefanie’s target group specialization has always been children, youth, and families. In 2007 she became self-employed, specializing in translating customer insight to relevant concepts in co-creation with any target group. Identifying a rapidly expanding need for co-creation project management, training and consultancy, Stefanie co-founded TheCoCreators in 2012 with Maarten Pieters.
Maarten Pieters is currently Head of Co-creation and People Insight for Philips Lighting Design. He is a co-founder of TheCoCreators, helping organizations with their co-creation challenges. Before this he was a founding member of the innovation agency Flare Growth. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management from the Hoge Hotelschool Maastricht. He is truly passionate about helping organizations become co-creation driven.