BlinkLane Consulting

Han Driessen

Han Driessen (1968) co-founded BlinkLane Consulting. Han has over 15 years of consulting experience, serving clients in a broad range of industries and geographies on issues such as strategy, IT governance and strategic sourcing. He currently focuses on helping clients to innovate their business model and transform their organization for the future. Han is known for his entrepreneurial attitude and commitment to realizing sustainable results. Han provides structure in complex situations and balances people’s interests with company objectives. He is a strong communicator, both in verbal and written communication. Han prefers working in challenging environments where teamwork, focus and creativity are critical elements of success.

Position

Partner

Expertise

  • Innovation & Venturing
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Value management
  • IT governance

Career

  • 2007 – now    BlinkLane Consulting
  • 2002 – 2007  Quint Wellington Redwood
  • 1997 – 2001  Gartner

Education

  • Master of Finance, Penn State University
  • Master Philosophy – Free University Amsterdam
  • Master Business Administration – TIAS Business School

Big companies are game-changers

Posted by Han Driessen on January 23rd, 2013

There is a new way of thinking about innovation, also framed as the fourth era of innovation. In this new wave of innovation it isn’t the lone-inventor, nor the corporate-lab or the VC backed start-up that bring us new innovations, … Read more

Positioning is out, creating value is in

Posted by Han Driessen on July 9th, 2012

Sometimes when you present your company for the first time, people ask you how you are differentiating yourselves from the competition (often after you were asked who you compete with). This is the question about positioning your company on a … Read more

Strategy and Business Model Innovation

Posted by Han Driessen on June 9th, 2012

The author of the book Business Model Generation Alex Osterwalder, blogs about competing on business models. He distinguishes 4 levels of strategic mastery as to competing on business models. He shows the relationship between strategy and business model innovation. But … Read more