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Bas Timmers in Point Mugu, California. Photo Fabien Prauss (www.prauss.fr)
Bas Timmers in Point Mugu, California. Photo Fabien Prauss (www.prauss.fr)

Bas Timmers (1972) is a content specialist & innovation consultant. He has 20+ years of experience in content production and one decade in innovation & digital transformation. He mainly worked in the publishing industry and @ internet agencies. He was responsible for leading projects for clients such as Netflix, Swisscom, o2 and Mercedes.


In the last couple of years he was managing director of Neue Signale, a consultancy agency. In that role he helped clients to invent new business models, to implement meaningful innovation in their organizations and change their company culture. Bas also gave speeches at several conferences and published an article in the German version of Harvard Business Manager.

Services and skills:

  • Innovation workshops
  • Strategy workshops
  • Keynotes
  • Expert articles
  • Trend reports


When he was head of online at de Volkskrant, one of the largest quality newspapers in Holland, he was responsible for devising and implementing a digital strategy. From up close he watched the collapse of the newspaper industry around 2008.

That’s why there has been a relentless focus on digital in the past decade of his career. From being an internet editor to building websites and apps at de Volkskrant, to being project manager at TLGG, the first social media agency of Germany.

Services and skills:

  • Content strategy
  • Content production
  • Senior account management/account direction


The base for the consultancy and content skills is provided by a broad experience in team management, project management and account management. He has been leading teams for years, either as a line manager at for example de Volkskrant newspaper or as a project manager. At ad and content marketing agencies he was also working on major accounts such as Netflix and Mercedes.

Services and skills:

  • Team management
  • Project management
  • Account management

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