‘Impressive’, ‘The perfect inspiration’, ‘Fantastic lecture’, ‘Very energetic’, ‘A true visionary’, ‘To the point’, ‘Whirling presentation’, 'Well substantiated’ ‘Smashing kick-off’, ‘Unusual, dynamic and inspiring’ ‘Flashing journey’, ‘Shaken awake’, ‘Great story’.


Alexander Schnitger

Lieutenant-General Royal Netherlands Airforce

The symposium ‘Pilots vs. Nerds, Airpower in the Information Age’ was a great success. Nothing but positive feedback from the participants. In no small part thanks to your commitment and dedication, we were able to achieve this result.


Jan Struijs


Richard van Hooijdonk’s contribution to the congress was particularly dynamic and inspiring! The participants experienced recognition, awareness and certainly, a wake-up call. There were no signs of a post-lunch dip! In short, an excellent contribution through a highly professional performance.


Roelof Hemmen

Presenter RTL news and BNR news radio

Richard van Hooijdonk is today’s foremost trend watcher. He explores how the latest technological developments impact each aspect of our lives, providing an exciting and sometimes disconcerting view of our future. And make no mistake; the future is coming at us with the velocity of a comet. Not only is Richard a child of the future; he is a great storyteller as well.


Alex Drost

Customs and the Tax and Customs Administration

With your presentation 'Trendz 2030' you awakened the customs organisation. At the end of the day it turned out that your presentation had made the biggest impression. You made sure the issues were put on Strategic Management’s radar.


Patrick Steemers

Partner Deloitte

A dazzling journey through new technology. The enthusiasm and energy during his presentation, combined with the visuals, provided a successful kick- off to our event.


Joost Gulden

Head of Sales Stedin

99% was incredibly enthusiastic and 1% very enthusiastic :)! You've caused quite a stir within the group. Well done!


Rob Pols

CEO Atos

An impressive and noteworthy presentation for our employees and customers. The rate at which change is happening - which you eloquently brought across in your energetic speech - requires a disruptive approach. To be continued!


Maarten Buikhuisen

Directeur Global Solutions Heineken

Enthusiastic speaker, a good and versatile story. Everyone was ‘wowed’ by the lecture.


Arjan van Dijk

Commercial Director Matrix Fitness Benelux

Great keynote that really opened our eyes. Sparkling and energetic, from beginning to end. Thanks Richard, for showing us this different view of the fitness market and its future.


Marcel Grisnigt

Vice President Thales

Richard has inspired us and given us food for thought through his ‘own way’ of presenting - characterised by humour and interaction. It gives people energy, stimulates creativity and encourages thinking in opportunities.


Gerard Blom

General manager Deltares

A spectacular kick-off to our ‘Away Day’. With many examples, he shows which changes are necessary to keep up with the technological developments. The presentation sparked many discussions throughout the day and inspired ideas for follow-up actions.


Joost Belt

Global Director – De Heus

Afterwards everyone was enthusiastic. Not only because of the way you illustrated the generic trends but also because of the way you applied them to the agricultural and livestock industry - the market in which De Heus operates.


Leo van den Ende

CEO Sigmax

Richard knows how to interpret the new developments in an inspiring manner, while simultaneously outlining their impact. Our visitors were challenged and inspired. Richard, thanks for an exciting and 'wondrous-ful’ presentation!


Peter Zoeteman

Managing Director, Maritime Technology

A great story, interactive, supported by many facts and anecdotes. He has convinced us.


Jan van Megen

Country manager - Arjo Huntleigh

Richard is very interesting and a true visionary. He brings the future so close that you can almost feel it. We found it interesting to see where technology will lead and how it will change our company and our business models.


Henk Geveke

Managing Director TNO Defence

Richard van Hooijdonk provides a dazzling presentation on numerous technological developments and their impact on society and the economy. Credible, high-speed and to the point. Inspires to think and act.


Andreas Rentner

Swedish Ministry of Economic Affairs

With lots of energy, Richard inspired us about the bewildering future of ‘value-based’ healthcare at the Swedish Embassy in The Hague. Thank you very much!


John Verhagen

Chairman of the Executive Board ABAB

Highly recommended for any entrepreneur who wants to move with the times or rather; keep ahead of the times. Very inspiring.


Tessy Erns

Chairman Association of VPM

Richard van Hooijdonk was the perfect inspiration and he encouraged everyone to have an open mind! His enthusiasm, positivity and many tangible facts make him very credible.


Rob van Veen

Commercial director, Draka

The connections have been made. We now know how to participate, innovate and conquer new markets in a unique way. Thanks for the fantastic session.


Gerard van der Vegte

Director X-ICT

Richard's enthusiasm and inspiration were contagious. We’re still talking about it. He gave us food for thought; it was great to be able to share in his passion. He brought the future closer!


Angeline van Dijk

Director - Zorg van de Zaak

Such an energetic and enthusiastic speaker! From the first few minutes, the audience hung on his every word when he spoke about ‘the future of healthcare.’ Especially the way he personally deals with these developments got people talking. It was a perfect start of our annual staff conference.


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