Maarten van der Kooij
Chief Executive Officer
Maarten is responsible for the general management at VIBES. Prior to co-founding VIBES, Maarten worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company and founded an app development company. Maarten holds a mechanical engineering MSc degree from the TU Delft.
Software engineer R&D
Mahmoud is an experienced .NET developer and works in the development team at VIBES. He holds a MSc. degree in Computer Science from the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria and a BSc. degree in Digital Media Engineering major Computer Science from the German University in Cairo, Egypt
Software Engineer R&D
Manuel works in the software development team at VIBES and has experience in the metrology sector and image processing. He holds a BSc in Scientific Programming from the FH Aachen combined with a Mathematical & Computer Science background and a lot of practical experience.
Head of Munich Office & Project Engineer
Michael runs operations at the Munich office. He received his BSc. degree in a dual study program with ZF Friedrichshafen and holds a MSc. degree from TU Munich. Before joining VIBES, Michael did his PhD project on Dynamic Substructuring at the TUM in cooperation with BMW Group.
Senior Project Engineer R&D
Mathias is part of the R&D team in a dual role for project engineering and pre-sales. He graduated as MSc as a civil engineer at TU Munich on experimental modal analysis and holds a PhD on numerical methods in the field of vibro-acoustics. Prior to joining VIBES he was project manager for structure bourn sound insulation and was in a managing position at Obermeyer Group.
Project Engineer R&D
Ron graduated as MSc at the TU Munich. There, he focused on structural dynamics and experimental analysis of dynamical systems. For his thesis project at the BMW Group, he applied knowledge to construct a Virtual Acoustic Prototype using TPA and Dynamic Substructuring techniques.
Javier del Fresno
Javier writes his Master’s Thesis at VIBES about the Auralization of TPA predictions in cooperation with the Applied Mechanics chair at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). Javier is completing his Double Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering with the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the TUM. He has taken part in multidisciplinary student projects such as Formula Student or TUM Hyperloop.
Steven finished his Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions PhD programme on experimental joint identification at the TU Munich. He works with the R&D team to translate academia to practical solutions and to keep innovating our method and software, in order to maintain VIBES' position as thoughtleader in the industry.
Stuart works at VIBES to ensure that our products best meet our customers' needs. He has previously worked in manufacturing and digital strategy.
He holds a bachelors of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and an MBA from Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Eleonora works in the Business Development team at VIBES. She has an engineering background, holding a MSc. in Aerospace Engineering from TU Delft and a BSc. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy). During her studies, she worked as intern in Daimler AG and Audi AG and she was responsible for composite materials and structures testing.
Martinet de Bruyn
Talent Acquisition Specialist / Recruiter
Martinet oversees our recruitment here at VIBES. She joins the team with a well-rounded background within the Talent and HR space. Martinet holds various qualifications including Project Management and Exercise and Nutrition. She’s currently pursuing a degree within the Social Sciences field to better herself within her scope of work.
Interim Office Manager
Kirsten takes over (part of) the work of our Office Manager Annika who is actually on leave. Kirsten studied French in Paris and Brussels and many years later European Studies in Leiden. Apart from the temporary and part-time job at VIBES she has her own translation agency and works as an editor for Sdu.
Unlike most team members Annika does not have a background in Engineering. Instead she holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Hotel Management from Stenden University. As our Office Manager, Annika is making sure everything is running smooth behind the scenes of VIBES.