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Entrepreneur | Explorer

Jaco Ottink

After having successfully climbed the Mount Everest and skiing to the North & South Pole. Jaco Ottink is now one of the few people that has completed the Explores Grand Slam....

Keynote Speaker,Workshop / Masterclass

Specialist Subjects

1.  Dare to Dream
2.  Mental wellbeing
3.  Team building
4.  Persistence, Focus & Stay the course
5.  Preparation, the key to success
6.  Leadership & Ownership
7.  Ambition and Motivation





''Jaco has the ability to be truly empathic and provide powerful feedback and guidance to both my professional and personal journeys.''

Jaco Ottink is an exceptional Mentor. I have the privilege to have Jaco as my Mentor since 2013. Since then, Jaco and I have met together every three months to discuss my professional and personal...

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Daniel Sedgwickfrom The Coca Cola Company
''He is a very easy-going person and great to work with.''

Members and friends of the Netherlands – Polish Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity to listen to an incredibly inspiring presentation by Jaco Ottink during our monthly business drink meeting in ...

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Elro van den Burgfrom Polish Chamber of Commerce
''Due to his energetic and passionate way of speaking he easily managed to win the attention of the crowd and keep them interested, even long after the actual lectures.''

At the end of October, we had the pleasure of having 5 guest lectures done by Jaco. With these quest lectures we wanted to make sure that all our first and second year students (1.500) had the...

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Iris van der Graaf from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences
''Very inspiring to hear about his dream and his (long) way to fulfill it.''

We invited Jaco as motivational speaker for the kickoff of the new business year. Very inspiring to hear about his dream and his (long) way to fulfill it. During the 1 hour presentation the audience...

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Monique Gottgens Hesselinkfrom AkzoNobel
''Jaco and his unique and awe-inspiring story of courage, perseverance and the necessity of chasing your dreams.''

As the committee responsible for the organisation of a career-oriented event for ambitious and talented young students affiliated with one of the oldest and largest student rowing associations in The ...

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Mats Vervoornfrom Utrecht Student Rowing Association "Triton"
''Jaco has a real talent to read the culture of the company and the atmosphere between the participants.''

Our goal was to create a Belvedere Collective from all the different brand managers and other key brand stakeholders around the globe during a 3 days Belvedere Immersion in Warsaw. The tactics Jaco...

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Marc Goudemontfrom Belvedere Vodka
''She had never met a person who was able to communicate a story in such a powerful way.''

Dear Jaco, on behalf of the entire school I would like to say ‘thank you’! The students enjoyed your story and together with the teachers they started to define their own dreams after your...

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Annemarie Tanisfrom Het Kompas, Stellendam Netherlands
''Throughout, students were engaged and appreciated Jaco’s approach to having them think creatively and practically, at the same time, about their future goals and dreams.''

We invited Jaco to be the keynote speaker for the American School of Warsaw bi-annual high school Career Fair. Our student body, along with quite a few parents and other professionals, were...

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Tim Munnerlynfrom American School of Warsaw
''He will leave the audience inspired and with a mission to find and or share their own dream.''

Inspiration comes for many of us after being exposed to someone with passion. That is exactly what 1000 Randstad employees experienced in 2018 when meeting Jaco Ottink. Randstad is implementing a new ...

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Jeroen Tielfrom Randstad

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