• Mark van Rijmenam is Founder of Datafloq. He is named a global top 10 Big Data influencer. Datafloq is the One-Stop Source for Big Data, the content platform for Big data. He is a big data strategist, expert on disruptive innovation and a highly sought-after international public speaker, who already spoke in The Netherlands, France, UK, Germany, USA, Colombia, South Africa, Dubai, Australia. He is author of the best-selling book Think Bigger - Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your Business. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD on Disruptive Innovations at UTS in Sydney.



  • Van Rijmenam is a leading authority on Big Data and how organizations should build a data-centric organization. Van Rijmenam’s keynote speeches are inspirational and provide the audience a deep understanding about the accelerated change that we are currently experiencing.


  • Every C-level executive should have heard about Big Data by now. But how can you really turn your organization into a data-driven business? Where should you start and what does Big Data mean for your organization in particular? After all, Big Data means something different for every organization and every industry.


  • Get your organization ready for the 21st century through inspiring workshops. Van Rijmenam has developed a unique workshop concept that will get you up to par with disruptive innovation in no-time. You can choose from 1-day, 2-day or 3-day workshops to train your employees and prepare them for the future.


  • Are you organizing a conference and you want an expert on your panel or participating at your roundtable? Van Rijmenam is the right person to inspire your attendees with great insights on the latest trends in Big Data, Internet of Things, 3D-printing, Robotics etc, across any industry and across the globe.


  • Your environment is constantly changing and mega trends such as Big Data have a big impact on your business. If you don't develop a big data strategy today, you will be out of business within 5-10 years, according to Van Rijmenam. Becoming a data-driven, information-centric organization is difficult, but Van Rijmenam can help.

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  • In this connected world, business should also connect. Van Rijmenam, a strategist, author, entrepreneur, speaker and PhD candidate strongly believes in the power of partnerships. Therefore, he has already constructed dozens of partnerships across the globe. How could a partnership benefit you?

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  • " Mark participated in our Bridge-ing Big Data Workshop and did an excellent job. His Big Data and Technology expertise and insight greatly added to the tenor of the conversations and helped many traditional engineers think "outside the box." I wouldn't hesitate to include him in similar discussions in the future!"

    Daniel Linzell - Professor & Department Chair

  • " Thanks to Mark, Africa’s retailers now have invaluable in-depth insight into the need for Big Data and the multiple ways retailers can make use of the trend. Our delegates loved him and so did his fellow speakers. As the Conference Manager for Retail World Africa 2015, I would recommend Mark to any other event organiser or industry who is looking for insights into Big Data and the many ways Big Data can brings big rewards to you."

    Jerodé Meloody - Conference Manager

  • " Capgemini asked Mark to support us for a customer workshop on Big Data roadmap. Mark was instrumental in setting up the workshop format and structure. During the workshop he shared his views on Big Data and a possible way forward. Mark combines big data content with a personal drive to create an inspiring Big Data story."

    Jorgen Heizenberg - CTO