Gonneke van den Kieboom is the Founder and Initiator of Creative Lab Curacao, a collaborative group of ambitious independent creative companies and professionals who work apart, together (WAT). A successful entrepreneur and business professional with more than 25 years of experience, Gonneke has based most of her work in the marketing and advertising industry. She is the founder of copyright G BV, a developer of business and innovative concepts and strategies, and is a Strategic Branding, Concept Development and Innovation Specialist for WOW! Marketing & Communication.
After earning a degree in Communications and Marketing from Fontys University of the Netherlands, Gonneke worked as an client services manager and PR Advisor for such firms as Dovale Associates Curacao and Porter Novelli Amsterdam, and as business development creative for Nieuw and FHV/BBDO. She taught creative concept development, experience economy, trendwatching and brand strategy to students at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI).
Today, Gonneke resides in the Netherlands Antilles, from where she is often called upon to speak and write articles on topics including trend-watching, professional branding, business innovation and futuring. She speaks fluent English and Dutch, and was honored with the Curacao Innovation Award (2014) for Economic Impac for the initiation of Creative Lab Curaçao, which recently received EU-funds to expand its reach with a 2016 pilot program to establish Creative Lab satellite co-working initiatives on other Caribbean islands. In her leisure time, Gonneke enjoys water sports and writing fiction.
International Society of Female Professionals Member Gonneke van den Kieboom can be found on the Association Directory, where she is looking forward to networking with you.