Hi! I'm Jan.


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Go to Innovative Dutch

Innovative Dutch

Innovative Dutch is the brand that includes the serious games, coaching and online courses I have created. The award-winning games have been played at top-level institutes worldwide.

Go to OpenInnovation.eu


OpenInnovation.eu was founded by prof. dr. Vareska van de Vrande, dr. Maurice de Rochemont and myself. This is the where I blog regularly about Open Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Education.

Go to Business Innovation

Business Innovation

Business Innovation is an award-winning programme at Avans University at which I’m lecturing as of 2010 in innovation and entrepreneurship. I also guest lecture at i.e. TUE, WBS and UniLu.

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In 2015 I gave a TED-talk about ‘7 Billion Universities’ and regularly speak at public events. Follow me on Twitter or Linkedin to stay updated about keynotes, publications and games.

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Helping professionals to excel in innovation

In 2010 i started my own practice focusing on the topics innovation and education.

As a alumni of Eindhoven University of Technology I've been working in different roles in Industry, Research and Government. In 2010 I started lecturing in Higher Education. I was Director of Education at one of the fastest-growing schools of innovation in Europe.

In 2012 I started a company, Innovative Dutch, creating simulation games for higher and professional education. In 2015, I started with Innographics.nl and gave a TEDx-talk titled '7 billion universities'.

You can book me for keynotes, in-depth trainings and as an expert on organization design, education and accreditation in the innovation domain.

  • Innovative Dutch - serious games & online courses

  • topics: innovation management, entrepreneurship, open innovation.

  • Keynotes, training, workshops: future of learning, ecosystems, wicked problems and innovation.

  • As a freelance auditor, panel member for NQA and consultancy with regard to accreditations.

Who am I?

Jan Spruijt

Ondernemer – Docent
Deze foto is genomen tijdens het NRC-congres De Toekomst van Leren, waar ik een keynote heb gegeven over vernieuwing in het onderwijssysteem.
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