"I connect different groups, companies and ideas to inspire transformation and entrepreneurship."
Benno van Dongen is a Partner at Roland Berger focusing on technology intensive industries and the life-sciences, publicprivate partnerships and academia. He supports these groups in innovation management, growth strategy, business model development and creating business plans.
Benno is an expert in connecting parties, companies and ideas, with an eye toward renewal and growth. Central to his work is incentivizing entrepreneurship among his clients. Benno's support for business process change often involves coaching.
Benno studied Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Delft University of Technology and has an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He helped start the Young Entrepreneurs Network in Delft in 1995, which later became YES!Delft in 2005, a program that has offered education, guidance and coaching to hundreds of students in the establishment of their ventures. In 2002, Benno cofounded the Amsterdam office of Roland Berger. He is a member of AcTI (Netherlands Academy for Technology and Innovation).