Kees Koolen serves as Partner at EQT. He joined EQT Partners in February 2015 as a Partner and Co-Head of EQT Ventures, Amsterdam. Prior to joining EQT Partners, from 1997 until 2014 Koolen was an angel investor, COO, CEO and COB at Booking.com. Koolen was instrumental in transforming Booking.com from a small Dutch start-up to the biggest hotel booking site in the world.
Sao Paulobrazil - Brazil - Sao Paulo Brazil, Brazil
Software (Web Marketplace Saas..) • IT (& TMT) • Education • AgroTech • Businesses Solutions • FinTech (& Financials services) • Hardware (& Manufacturing) • Energy • Retail (& E-Commerce) • CleanTech • A.I. (& Big Data) • Web Security (& Privacy) • Analytics • Cloud Services (& Infrastructure) • Real Estate (& Construction) • Life Science
Graduated in Business Administration from FGV and holds an MBA from SÃ£o Paulo Business School. He is responsible for the team coordination and investment activities and has successfully completed more than 30 M&A transactions in various sectors. Previously, he worked at ItaÃº Bank, Lloyds Bank and Latinvest Asset Management.