It is important to me that I contribute something of value to the world. At Powerhive I am pursuing my passion for technology and innovation while being part of a team that is addressing a meaningful cause.
During the last decade, Rik has focused on combining cutting-edge technology and innovative business models to deliver market solutions. Before co-founding Powerhive, Rik was the marketing director at Intivation where he helped introduce solar powered devices in more than 30 countries. He has also consulted several large companies and SMEs on product innovation and business strategy. Rik earned a BS in applied physics and an MS in product design from Delft University of Technology. Originally from Amsterdam, he currently lives in Nairobi and is leading the international expansion of Powerhive.