Daniel van Zuydam


Before becoming a consultant at BlinkLane, Daniel practiced as a lawyer in South Africa for seven years. He has significant experience dealing with organizations arising from his commercial legal experience and had interactions with multiple stakeholders from a unique perspective. In his time practicing as a lawyer, Daniel was drawn to the inner workings of organizations from a business perspective which inspired him to study further. Daniel completed his MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management in December 2019 and began working at BlinkLane in January 2020.

Daniel uses his background in the commercial legal space, particularly his work with venture capital companies and start-up companies, coupled with his MBA experience, in the field of innovation and transformation.

About Daniel


  • Continuous Innovation
  • Scaled Agile
  • Design Thinking


  • 2020 - Now BlinkLane Consulting
  • 2017 - 2018 Dommisse Attorneys Incorporated, South Africa
  • 2015 - 2016 BBNS Incorporated, South Africa
  • 2012 - 2015 J Leslie Smith & Co. Incorporated, South Africa


  • Master in Business Administration, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
  • Bachelor of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa