About Us

Hippo is on a mission to make the digital experience more personable for every visitor. We’re redefining the CMS space by engineering the world’s most advanced content performance platform, designed to help businesses understand their visitors – whether they are known or anonymous – and deliver the content they value in any context and on any device.

Together with its global network of Certified Partners, Hippo serves a rapidly growing number of enterprise clients around the world including Condé Nast, Bell Aliant, Autodesk, Couchbase, the Dutch Foreign Office, Mailchimp, Randstad, Veikkaus, the University of Maryland, NHS, 1&1 Internet, Bugaboo and Weleda.
 

Hippo is on a mission to make the digital experience more personable for every visitor. We’re redefining the CMS space by engineering the world’s most advanced content performance platform, designed to help businesses understand their visitors – whether they are known or anonymous – and deliver the content they value in any context and on any device.

Together with its global network of Certified Partners, Hippo serves a rapidly growing number of enterprise clients around the world including Condé Nast, Bell Aliant, Autodesk, Couchbase, the Dutch Foreign Office, Mailchimp, Randstad, Veikkaus, the University of Maryland, NHS, 1&1 Internet, Bugaboo and Weleda.
 

CMS Critic People's Choice: Best Enterprise Java CMS 2014

"It's clear that when it comes down to excellence in the world of Java based CMS, Hippo is the top dog."

Hippo Founders

Under Jeroen's leadership, Hippo has grown from a startup to an international enterprise-class product company powering some of the largest and most visited web properties in the world.  Jeroen’s management philosophy emphasizes openness and a nonhierarchical structure. He is known for his accessibility and involvement in cultivating a tightknit team culture within Hippo.

Jeroen Verberg, CEO and Founder

Under Tjeerd's leadership as co-founder, Hippo has grown from an organization of three to a company with  headquarters in Amsterdam and Boston. He writes regularly for CMS related magazines, looks after strategic alliances and has extensive experience as an international speaker at events including Gilbane, J. Boye, Open World Forum, Nuxeo World and Couchbase Connect. He shares his fourteen years of business experience with the tech community as a Startup Bootcamp mentor.

Tjeerd Brenninkmeijer, CMO and Founder

As CTO, Arjé is the technical brain behind Hippo CMS. He earned his merits in the open source world as an elected Member of the Apache Software Foundation in 2007 after becoming an Apache Cocoon Committer in 2005. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on content management, open source and information management. Arjé shares his fourteen years of business experience with the growing Dutch tech community as a mentor at Rockstart.

Arjé Cahn, CTO and Founder

Hippo makes your Content Strategy Data Driven


Content is the backbone of online business. Hippo was built to help businesses understand which content matters to their audiences, and deliver optimal and personable digital experiences based on this insight. By providing continuous insight into your audiences’ engagement  with your content, Hippo provides tangible metrics on your content’s performance in supporting online business goals. From gaining deeper understanding of your existing personas, to identifying new ones, Hippo empowers you to respond and optimise the customer journey.

 

Hippo makes your Content Strategy Data Driven


Content is the backbone of online business. Hippo was built to help businesses understand which content matters to their audiences, and deliver optimal and personable digital experiences based on this insight. By providing continuous insight into your audiences’ engagement  with your content, Hippo provides tangible metrics on your content’s performance in supporting online business goals. From gaining deeper understanding of your existing personas, to identifying new ones, Hippo empowers you to respond and optimise the customer journey.

 

Management Team

Jeroen Verberg, CEO and Founder

Under Jeroen's leadership, Hippo has grown from a startup to an international enterprise-class product company powering some of the largest and most visited web properties in the world.  Jeroen’s management philosophy emphasizes openness and a nonhierarchical structure. He is known for his accessibility and involvement in cultivating a tightknit team culture within Hippo.

Jeroen Verberg, CEO and Founder

Under Jeroen's leadership, Hippo has grown from a startup to an international enterprise-class product company powering some of the largest and most visited web properties in the world.  Jeroen’s management philosophy emphasizes openness and a nonhierarchical structure. He is known for his accessibility and involvement in cultivating a tightknit team culture within Hippo.

Arjé Cahn, CTO and Founder

As CTO, Arjé is the technical brain behind Hippo CMS. He earned his merits in the open source world as an elected Member of the Apache Software Foundation in 2007 after becoming an Apache Cocoon Committer in 2005. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on content management, open source and information management. Arjé shares his fourteen years of business experience with the growing Dutch tech community as a mentor at Rockstart.

Arjé Cahn, CTO and Founder

As CTO, Arjé is the technical brain behind Hippo CMS. He earned his merits in the open source world as an elected Member of the Apache Software Foundation in 2007 after becoming an Apache Cocoon Committer in 2005. He is a frequent speaker at international conferences on content management, open source and information management. Arjé shares his fourteen years of business experience with the growing Dutch tech community as a mentor at Rockstart.

Tjeerd Brenninkmeijer, CMO and Founder

Under Tjeerd's leadership as co-founder, Hippo has grown from an organization of three to a company with  headquarters in Amsterdam and Boston. He writes regularly for CMS related magazines, looks after strategic alliances and has extensive experience as an international speaker at events including Gilbane, J. Boye, Open World Forum, Nuxeo World and Couchbase Connect. He shares his fourteen years of business experience with the tech community as a Startup Bootcamp mentor.

Tjeerd Brenninkmeijer, CMO and Founder

Under Tjeerd's leadership as co-founder, Hippo has grown from an organization of three to a company with  headquarters in Amsterdam and Boston. He writes regularly for CMS related magazines, looks after strategic alliances and has extensive experience as an international speaker at events including Gilbane, J. Boye, Open World Forum, Nuxeo World and Couchbase Connect. He shares his fourteen years of business experience with the tech community as a Startup Bootcamp mentor.

Linda Neijenhuis, EVP Services

As EVP Services, Linda is responsible for consulting, education and support services at Hippo. Linda has a background in Law, and has worked as Human Resources Manager at Dutch academic publishing company Elsevier Science and IKEA.

Linda Neijenhuis, EVP Services

As EVP Services, Linda is responsible for consulting, education and support services at Hippo. Linda has a background in Law, and has worked as Human Resources Manager at Dutch academic publishing company Elsevier Science and IKEA.

Stefan Schinkel, EVP Global Sales & Business Development

As EVP Global Sales and Business Development, Stefan is responsible for all of Hippo's direct and indirect Business Development. Before joining Hippo, Stefan worked worked in the outsourcing practice at Accenture, Verizon Business and TNT.

Stefan Schinkel, EVP Global Sales & Business Development

As EVP Global Sales and Business Development, Stefan is responsible for all of Hippo's direct and indirect Business Development. Before joining Hippo, Stefan worked worked in the outsourcing practice at Accenture, Verizon Business and TNT.

Sonja Wraith, VP Marketing

Sonja is responsible for Marketing within Hippo. Prior to Hippo, Sonja worked for SDL (Tridion) and Oracle (Stellent) in global marketing, consulting and sales roles.

Sonja Wraith, VP Marketing

Sonja is responsible for Marketing within Hippo. Prior to Hippo, Sonja worked for SDL (Tridion) and Oracle (Stellent) in global marketing, consulting and sales roles.

Stephan Westen, EVP Research & Development

As EVP of Research and Development, Stephan is responsible for all the core software development at Hippo. Prior to Hippo, Stephan has worked as Senior Development Manager for Business Intelligence at Informatica.

Stephan Westen, EVP Research & Development

As EVP of Research and Development, Stephan is responsible for all the core software development at Hippo. Prior to Hippo, Stephan has worked as Senior Development Manager for Business Intelligence at Informatica.

Robbert Driessen, EVP Finance & Operations

Robbert is in charge of all finance and operations matters at Hippo. Before Hippo, Robbert worked on four continents as a Project Manager for HPP Worldwide and as Operations Manager for a Dutch real estate holding.

Robbert Driessen, EVP Finance & Operations

Robbert is in charge of all finance and operations matters at Hippo. Before Hippo, Robbert worked on four continents as a Project Manager for HPP Worldwide and as Operations Manager for a Dutch real estate holding.

Technology Leaders

Hippo Chief Architect and Magician who gets the big picture. Apache Jedi, contributing and mentoring many projects like Apache Rave. Sets OASIS standards. 

Ate Douma

Uber performance wizard. Main developer of Hippo Delivery Tier. Committer to Apache Cocoon and Apache Jackrabbit.

Ard Schrijvers

Mister 99,99% uptime. Master of Infrastructure. Committer to Apache Jackrabbit and contributing to Apache HTTP Server.

Bart van der Schans

Hippo’s Lead Developer and BigData Mastermind. Keeps things as simple as possible and no simpler. 

Frank van Lankvelt

And more...

Lead Architect for Hippo Professional Services. Gets things done. Apache Cocoon committer and JCR advocate.

Jeroen Reijn

Incredible Java and Spring Guru. Committer to the Apache Jetspeed project. Can get anything to work. 

Woonsan Ko

Java and JavaScript virtuoso and the guy everybody wants to have on their project. Apache Rave Committer. 

Marijan Milicevic

Do you love innovation, development and exchanging ideas?

Then come and work with us!

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Boston MA 02111

United States

 

sales@onehippo.com

 

+1 877 414 47 76 
NL +31 20 522 44 66 

Hippo USA Inc.

745 Atlantic Ave, 8th Floor

Boston MA 02111

United States

 

sales@onehippo.com

 

+1 877 414 47 76 
NL +31 20 522 44 66 

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