A new tomorrow
The future starts today. Because from today, you can be working with an agency who believe in really working together. We’ve reimagined the industry’s traditional way of operating. Instead we work with you towards shared goals. With shared risks and shared rewards. So that together we deliver the best possible business results.
for the digital age
As Business Creatives, we help you get and stay ahead in your market. Nothing we love more than helping clients design their future. And by making it a fun and engaging process for everyone, we create a future that you and we can own and embrace. It’s what makes Tom Orrow a success.
It’s why we offer a multidisciplinary team in the fields of Business Design, Brand Design and Product Design. There to ensure your company gets its hands on the future. By creating value, engaging customers and growing your business.
This is us
Anne uses Business Design to link customer value to business results. Ten years at KLM in Sales, Marketing, HR and Customer Experience has given him a real understanding of both why customer focus is important, and the people and organization you need to make it happen. Anne may surprise you with what you can learn from your customers, simply by talking to them. Anne’s specialisms: Design Thinking, Transformation, Customer Experience and Agile Development.
Lisa is our Jr. Business Designer. She has a real eye for the latest technical and digital trends. And her academic background has given her a deep understanding of digital development, behavioral sciences and research methods. Lisa has a track record in creating innovative and strategic concepts at agencies like TBWANeboko and NOISE Amsterdam. Nothing energizes her more than working in multi-disciplinary teams. Lisa's specialisms: Concepting, User Experience, Research Methods and Agile Development.
As our Brand Strategy specialist, Aagje is the driving force when it comes to formulating the needs of your target audiences in a way that’s distinctive, recognizable and engaging. She has over 15 years’ experience working at international agencies like Y&R and Ogilvy, developing new initiatives as an entrepreneur, and integrating brand thinking into digital product concepting. Aagje's specialisms: Brand Strategy & Engagement, Design Principles and Concepting.
Aagje van Meegen
Merlijn is founding partner of Tom Orrow with over 15 years’ experience in advertising, both as a copywriter and an entrepreneur. Back in 2013, he co-founded Heartvertising Agency, KOKORO Amsterdam, where he was responsible for several celebrated brand campaigns for clients including Trouw, Transavia, Simyo, Oxxio and more. What drives Merlijn is helping to move businesses forward through creativity. His credo: when business meets creativity, the future starts today. Merlijn's specialisms: Branding, Copywriting, Creative Direction and Predicting the future.
Merlijn van Vliet
Micha is a founding partner of Tom Orrow with over 20 years’ experience in digital agencies, both as an Art Director and an entrepreneur. Back in 2008, he founded digital design agency Resoluut & Soda Studio. In addition to this he became partner and commercial frontrunner of Makerstreet. As partner he was involved in more than a dozen digital agencies that covered complete digital transformations of many big brands. What drives Micha is helping clients to work on a basis of mutual succes with their agencies. His credo (and we hear it at least once a week): ’Never waste a good crisis!’ Micha's specialisms: Creative/business strategy, Entrepreneurship and Design.
Joost is founding partner of Tom Orrow with over 20 years' experience in Digital, Design and Consulting. He has been design competence lead for Lost Boys, Head of Design for bol.com, Design director for ABN Amro digital banking and has helped companies like Rapp, Knab and others with the development of their digital, design, UX and content capabilities. Joost's specialisms: creative business consultancy, design capability development, change management.
Petra is our Managing Director. She has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of media, advertising, books and e-commerce. Over the last 10 years she has been responsible for managing digital businesses within companies like bol.com, Novamedia and Bruna, where she delivered multiple innovations and platform transformations. Petra likes working in multi-disciplinary teams with a clear set of shared goals. Petra's specialisms: Business Strategy, Agile Development, E-commerce and Business Modeling