Our team comprises more than 40 enthusiastic employees, each of whom are contributing to your success, new developments and in-depth expertise every day. The Management Team comprises:
Iwan Lawerman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Iwan combines entrepreneurship with a strong flair for business and management. Together with his brother Olaf Lawerman, Iwan has previously set up two successful companies, both of which were subsequently sold to Telegraaf Media Groep NV. As co-founder, Iwan is responsible for the company finances and a number of Company Webcast’s strategic market segments including local and national government, and investor relations.
Olaf Lawerman, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer
Olaf’s strength lies in turning an idea into a successful product or service: business development. Together with his brother Iwan Lawerman, Olaf has previously set up two successful companies, both of which were subsequently sold to Telegraaf Media Groep NV. As co-founder, Olaf is responsible for the marketing activities and business development projects.
Marcel Brouns, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Marcel is our technology visionary. As entrepreneur and co-founder, he is the ideal person to lead our technological evolution in the areas of webinars, webcasts and Web TV. Marcel organised his first live webcast back in 1997, making him one of the pioneers of the technology both in The Netherlands and internationally. Together with his team of driven programmers, Marcel works on the technology of the future on a daily basis.
Axel von Maltzahn, Commercial Manager
Axel has a long-standing connection with the Lawerman brothers. He was previously a director of one of the companies founded by Iwan and Olaf. With his extensive sales experience he is the driving force behind the Account Executive Team. Axel works together with customers to accomplish their objectives by deploying webinars, webcasts and online videos, among other things. He draws inspiration and satisfaction from helping customers to achieve success supported by his extremely competent and motivated team.
Patrick van der Geest, Chief Operating Officer
As Chief Operating Officer, Patrick is ultimately responsible for the high-quality service provided to our customers. He bridges the gap between the commercial and technical sides of the company. With his enthusiasm, he strives to ensure that Company Webcast makes some progress, great or small, towards further improving the standard of customer service every day. Patrick has broad experience in the field of service delivery, not least thanks to his previous role as Manager Product Development at Brink’s.
Roland Menke, Strategy & Corporate Finance
Roland has owned his own corporate finance and venture capital company since 1997. Since 2000, he has been closely involved with the business ventures of Iwan and Olaf Lawerman as a consultant, hence his role at Company Webcast where he advises on strategy and corporate finance. Roland has gained previous international experience at Nedlloyd, prior to which he was active at NIB Capital.