Rik de Groot


Rik is recognized to be a true team player. At all transformations he has quickly joined (and formed) teams to make both organizational and cultural change happen. He is at his best when tackling challenges. Rik has a people-oriented approach in large scale transformations because it is the change of mindset in people that ensures sustainable change in an organization.

Having a Master of Science in Strategic Entrepreneurship proves his drive to solve problems of any size. His experience with large scale transformations includes agile team coaching, coaching of tactical management, and the organization of large scale events for mass collaboration. He has brought solutions to the following industries such as High-Tech, IT infrastructure, and Telecommunications.

Combining his work as consultant and trainer truly enables him to keep learning and growing as an organizational change expert. Rik is a certified SPC enabling him to be a SAFe Trainer at Gladwell Academy. He has trained over 200 participants on business agility, agile mindset and agile operating models.

About Rik


  • Agile methodologies (SAFe, Scrum, Lean)
  • Start-ups and Entrepreneurship
  • Change Management
  • Coaching Agile Teams


  • 2019 - now BlinkLane Consulting
  • 2016 - 2018 Blue10 BV


  • MSc in Strategic Entrepreneurship
  • BSc in Business Administration