Tim van Deursen is an engineer on a mission to make a positive contribution to the world. Tim wants to super charge high-tech efforts needed to solve big global challenges. He believes many such challenges we nowadays have can benefit from smart easy to deploy technology. Technology can and needs to be part of solving global challenges and therefore Tim created team “Hack The Planet” that aims to do exactly this.
Anton Vanhoucke is a tinkerer, engineer, hacker and strategist at Fabrique, one of the most famous strategic design agencies in the Netherlands. Anton likes to combine both hardware and social engineering. He loves to figure out what makes people tick as much as what makes machines tick. Together this generates the currency of our times: behavioural change. Anton is also a scrum and lean startup trainer. In this capacity he makes sure great ideas don’t just stay ideas but get out there and make it to the market.
Floris van der Breggen is a young enthusiast for humanitarian technology and one of the members of Hack The Planet. During his psychology and entrepreneurship studies, he did startup work in eleven different countries in Africa. Convinced that his impact would not remain within Dutch borders, he got in touch with two likeminded guys, Tim and Anton, to address global issues with smart technology.
Hack The Planet is an initiative of