Webinar alert Tuesday, 21 March
Workplace Focus: Mindfulness Techniques for Greater Productivity

André van Kempen

He has been an entrepreneur pur sang for more than 19 years and has grown different businesses. His superpowers are divergent thinking and unpacking creativity to kick-ass growth strategies; with a focus on leadership, employer branding, growth strategy, and the development of custom (e)learning solutions.

Already my whole life, I’m seeking to solve challenges in a creative way. In 2005 I founded my first company, and in 2009 I founded together with my old companion Wim La Haye Techtwo, now known as Blue Bird Day. Proudly I can say they are three years in a row, awarded the number 1 e-commerce agency in the Emerce top 100 of the Netherlands.

Staring in the recession in the deep competitive red ocean of web-development wasn’t easy. However, the great thing was, it taught me to see failure as an opportunity to learn and grow; it allowed me to celebrate victories and create a culture where we inspire each other by example. Unfortunately enough in 2016, I needed to discover the hard way that something was missing; the stress and lack of purpose burned me out and revealed my years of substance abuse. I needed to make a shift, breaking my old habits and unhealthy patterns; I needed to re-connect with myself.

My journey guided me towards crazy things like; 10-days water fasting, 30 days of Muay Thai boxing camp, 14-days in silence with monks, implementing scrum to invent a new menu in the Balinese kitchen, giving lectures and inspirational talks in co-working spaces, hosting brainstorms on the Gili islands, living the nomadic lifestyle and volunteering in a mindful recovery community in Thailand.

Nowadays I’m using my creative entrepreneurial view, combined with 10+ years of business development knowledge as well as experience in design, e-learning, sales, marketing, and development blended with the wisdom I gained on my journey to support leaders and organizations to hack their growth.

André is very creative. His brain forms strategic solutions for people and companies. A man with a story, a man with a vision. Partly because of André, I am as an entrepreneur where I am now. He works from his heart and that touches me, which is why we are buddies too. Would I recommend this man? YES YES YES

Sven Roumen

I am happy to write this recommendation for Bujoo. I know André as a specialist in everything related to “growth”. A creative entrepreneur pur sang. His open and critical attitude makes him a sincere advisor and a strong sparring partner. When everyone gets stuck, it is André who always comes up with a creative solution. A consultation with André is guaranteed to bring you new insights.

Evert van den Berg

Skills & Talents

  • Creativity, Strategy, Online Marketing
  • Branding, Identity and design, development
  • Positive energy, passion, drive, and Empowerment
  • Entrepreneurship, Leader, Management
  • Adobe creative cloud, Sales tools, Marketing automation, CRM, ERP, and Planning tools.
  • Music, Dance, Joy!


  • Mindfulness program for youth – Social Impact Award 2020 Finalists
  • Shift Mindful – corporate wellbeing – Scaling up your startup 2020 Second
  • Dare to be human – 8 weeks youth program – Seedstars startup competition 2019 Finalists

Certifications & Training

  • Product launch formula – launch club
    [2021 – 2022] Jeff Walker
  • Scaleup your startup
    [2019 – 2020] Growth Institute Verne Harnish
  • Mindvalley Master Circle
    [2017 – 2018] online community learning
  • Elements developing your coaching practice
    [2018] Christina Berkley
  • Life Coaching
    [2018] The Academy of Modern Applied psychology
  • NLP
    [2018] The Scottish Academy of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Theta healing DNA, DNA advanced, Dig deeper
    [2018] Zena Healing Byron Bay
  • The Gift of Harmony Reprograming
    [2017] Jelila Healing, Bali
  • Reiki I, II, III Master teacher
    [2017] Orion healing Thailand
  • Business coaching
    [2015 – 2016] Molenaar en Molenaar, The Netherlands
  • Communicatie-Academie
    [2013 – 2015] Leslie de Jong, The Netherlands
  • Mindfulness
    [2014 – 2015] The Netherlands
  • Ratrace Sales training
    [2013] The Netherlands
  • HBO communication multimedia design
    [2004 – 2008] Avans Hogeschool Breda