Kristel is a creative intrapreneur with a deep passion for people, technology, and innovation.
She brings +6y experience in leading international product innovations 360° – from market research, strategy articulation & planning, to orchestrating the cross-functional execution. She had the opportunity to work in varied sectors and geographies, including Europe, China, and North Africa.
In her current role as an Innovation Manager at Materialise, she is championing the development of a new wearable for the geriatric market. In parallel, she assists organizations from different sizes and industries to identify sweet-spot opportunities of 3D Printing, and help translate these into game-changing applications via co-creation journeys.
Kristel is a member of the Prince Albert Fund Steering Committee, where she focuses on Diversity and Inclusion.