“Let’s make the recruitment market for clinical research and life science experts more transparent, more flexible and ultimately more rewarding for both experts and companies.”
BrightOwl is the first online platform that matches experts with jobs in the clinical research and life sciences industries. Our vision is that transparency should be a two way street in the job market. BrightOwl offers professionals a clear view of what jobs are available on the market, and companies the ability to select the best talents available.
Jef is the founder of BrightOwl. Before starting up BrightOwl, he worked at Valesta, at Echos (buying, renovating, renting residential property) and at Katoen Natie as a Managing trainee.
Klaus helps Jef in translating his vision for BrightOwl in clear and coherent marketing messages. Klaus is Founding Partner at Duval Union, a 21st century marketing and communications services ecosystem. Duval Union's collaborative network model combines the know-how of seasoned marketing services agencies with the ambitions of young marketing technology start-ups.
Erik Schils is an IT expert with strong problem solving skills, expertise in virtualization, industry platforms and CMS systems. He works as a Technical Lead, managing more than 9000 desktops and 1000 servers. He is also co-founder of Webweaver, solving ICT problems, both in physical and virtualized environments, developing Content Management Systems ( CMS ) of own design or implementing existing CMS systems such as Wordpress or Joomla for small to mid-size companies. He specializes in developing industry platforms, market places, enabling the exchange of information, member registration, e-commerce solutions and online payment integrations. He also guides companies through the whole process of building a website or industry platform.
Koen was instrumental in moving BrightOwl from an idea to a business model. Koen is founder of Startlean, an organization that applies "Lean Startup" ideas for startups and corporates. Lean Startup originated in the US as a movement that focuses on agility, testing and validating assumptions as an integral part of go-to-market strategies. The result of a Lean Startup process is not a final product, but a solution that is validated and desired by users.
Touch is a graphic designer specialized in brand styling. BRANDSTYLING is about applying the brand identity throughout all graphical support & material. BRANDSTYLING makes sure that you can effectively communicate your brand values in an attractive, recognizable and consistent way.
Philippe is an experienced guide for organizational architecture and renewal with livingsystemscoaching.be. “BrightOwl is organizational out-of-the-box pur sang. Jef is a real entrepreneur who knows how to take smartcuts. I am convinced that BrightOwl will develop new grounds in talent matching.”
Frederik helped the BrightOwl team to translate its vision into a working prototype, functional requirements and clear content. Frederik is senior Internet business and strategy consultant at The Reference and teaches Internet Journalism and e-Communication at AP Hogeschool and VUB university.
Junaid is an IT professional with 15 year of Project & Team Management experience with global companies from USA, Europe and Asia. With BrightOwl, he is managing the Platform development and filling the gaps between business and development team to achieve common goals.
Carlo describes himself as a pioneer in heart and soul. He is passionate about the digital world and it's technology, an admirer of fast cars and rock music. He is fascinated by innovative business ideas and loves to tackle these. He likes to build up things from scratch.