Management Team

Ilja Bobbert – Chief Executive Officer  

Ilja is the founder and CEO of Aseptix. He is a chemical engineer by education, and spent his professional career in technology start-up management and venture capital. He was a general partner and investment principal with Holland Venture, a € 200 million independent venture capital firm. 

After Holland Venture, Ilja founded, structured and managed Prime Technology Ventures, a € 300 million independent high tech venture capital fund. Ilja invested in and served on the boards of several companies, among which Tridion (acquired by SDL), Speedwise (Orsus Solutions), The Speech Corporation, Unamic (Eneco Energy), Q-Go, Marnetics (AMEX USA), Devote (AEX NL), Inverness (Virata Systems), RadWiz (Terayon), Nogatech (NASDAQ USA), Aliroo, and Sportweek Media (VNU). 

Ilja has a cum laude chemical engineering degree, a degree in business economics and a doctoral degree in Business Administration from Nijenrode University. He holds 58 patents and patent applications.

Gerrit Dekker –Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer 

Prior to joining Aseptix, Gerrit was Managing Director at DVB Bank, a specialized global transportation bank. Gerrit headed the Structured Asset Finance activities of the bank and led a group that included professionals in New York, London, Singapore and Rotterdam. 

He started his career in 1991 at NIBC, a Dutch wholesale bank for which he was active in the field of aircraft leasing and finance and later in Corporate Finance until he joined DVB Bank in 1998. 

Gerrit graduated in Business and Administration at Nyenrode University and holds a doctoral degree in Finance and Investments from Erasmus University.


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