Job Elders, PhD CEO at NanoTech Ventures
Invited speaker at iMNC2020 track Creating new business
Organization: Nanotech Ventures BV
Job Elders founded several technology, industrial and B2B companies and managed the growth of those companies. He serves as chairman of the board of Physee Holding BV and of Micronit B.V. (NL) and as advisor of Zenzium Inc. (MA, USA) and 747 Capital (NY, USA). He is founder and board member of the Kipaji scholarship fund of the University of Twente and board member of Eric Bleumink foundation of the University of Groningen.
Job Elders served as statutory director of Meride in 2018 and Xsens Holding B.V. until its acquisition by Fairchild Semiconductor Limited (NASDAQ, FCS) in 2014. He was founder and CEO of C2V until its acquisition (Thermo Fisher Scientific, NYSE, TMO) in 2009. He was founder and CEO of TMP in the mid nineties and served as TMP’s Managing Director until its acquisition by Kymata Ltd and served as Vice President and General Manager of Alcatel Optronics Netherlands after Alcatel’s (NYSE, ALU) acquisition of the operations in 2001.
He is the author of more than 80 technical and business publications as well as patents. He received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the University of Amsterdam.