Jacob de Baan is a Dutch creative and communication professional with more than 25 years of experience in design, design management and art direction. He works for clients and independently. Amongst his clients are Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam, Swarovski Optik, Royal Delft, Heinen Delfts Blauw and Philips. Jacob de Baan: "I have a wealth of international experience, both as a designer and as a design manager. I know the market and I am a connector as well as a community builder. And I love working as a design lecturer in The Netherlands, including Technical University Delft, Royal Academy of Art The Hague, Technical University Istanbul and numerous other institutes around the globe."