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Marili ‘t Hooft - Bolle

Marili is the Chief Operations Officer (COO) at WeTransfer. She joined the company in May 2017 and is responsible for a number of departments and teams — including Operations, Finance, HR, Legal, Facilities, Support, the Creative studio and Growth and analytics.

Marili is an experienced and energetic general manager who excels in high-growth environments. Her focus on financial management, strategy, team building and operational excellence comes from a wealth of experience across multiple subscription services, marketplaces and commerce.

At WeTransfer, Marili’s expertise lies in the international rollout of the company, analytics-based decision making and building optimal teams for business development and integration.

Previously she worked as a consultant for McKinsey and held a variety of leadership roles at companies ranging from Fab.com, Snappcar and Glossybox to Realnetworks and Endemol. Since 2016 she’s also occupied with Fast Forward Ventures, helping startups to navigate growth acceleration and funding.

Marili has lived in the Netherlands, UK, France, Germany, Spain and South Africa and speaks five languages: Dutch, English, Spanish, German and French. She studied Law and Economics at the University of Leiden/Rotterdam and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

"Working in the Tech industry is like being a kid in a candy store; So many exciting challenges, new initiatives and unthinkable new horizons, enough to never get bored."