Elize is an experienced international product manager and CSPO. She has been working in tech for over 10 years and currently heads up the product team at Spideo (rumo.co) in Paris. As a product leader, Elize gets her kicks from solving user problems, and promoting new technology as a tool to improve people’s lives. She wants to combine the power of deep tech and human knowledge to push society forward. At Spideo she has driven the product strategy to transform Spideo into the SaaS platform Rumo, opening up new business opportunities and partnerships. Today, their personalization tools for creative industries, drive measurable results for companies worldwide, while implementing personalization at the core of the product experience. Before joining Spideo, Elize led the product development of "Flow" on Deezer reaching >14 million subscribers globally. Elize began her career in the Netherlands at bol.com in 2007 and joined media agency M2Media shortly after, to take care of print advertising and online traffic management.
In 2010 she joined Greetz as a Junior Product Manager, working with content providers across the Dutch, German and UK markets. Her desire for adventure then took her to Berlin where she spent 4 years working on content strategy and product development at Viacom (Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV) for the Benelux and Northern European markets. Elize believes in the power of sharing knowledge and wants to empower others to do the same. She enjoys writing about product management, has become a lecturer at HEC-42’s Startup Launchpad, regularly contributes to events as a speaker or attendant, and is a strong advocate for Women in Tech.