Marten den Haring, Ph.D., MSc

Chief Operating Officer

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo da Vinci

Marten is a passionate technology executive who has spent over 20 years incubating major new businesses. A strong strategic thinker, marketer, change agent, and team builder, he has contributed to the international success of several large and small software companies headquartered in the US and Canada. At Lirio, Marten enjoys working with talented people to solve meaningful problems through the wonders of science and technology. Perhaps his most important role is to be a relentless advocate for customer-focused innovation, while motivating people to give their best.

LinkedIn URL: Linkedin.com/in/denharing

Fun Facts 

Mac or PC: Mac. 

Favorite artist: Vincent Van Gogh.

Favorite thing as a child: Cross-country skiing in Norway.

Special hobbies/interests: I enjoy traveling, meeting interesting people, and a good espresso! 

Location: NL, Belgium, France, Norway, Sweden, Canada, US (San Francisco, Nashville). 

Other fun facts: Proud father of two daughters who love to play soccer and ride horses.

Extra Credit 

  • MSc in Economics & Business Admin 
  • Ph.D. in Business & Management 
  • Ph.D. Researcher at the Institute for Management of Innovation and Technology (IMIT)