About us

We’re here to enable hospitality
to push boundaries
with data-driven innovation

We’re hiring.

Our mission is to be the World’s Most Trustworthy Customer Data Platform, Empowering Hotels With Truly Reliable Insights And Streamlined Software To Create Unforgettable Guest Experiences.

Ireckonu's Journey from
Vision to Global Impact

Transformative Beginnings

Ireckonu’s journey began with a mission to revolutionize the status quo. In 2014, a Dutch hotel brand, citizenM, faced a challenge even tech giant Microsoft couldn’t crack. Their search for inventive solutions led them to Jan Jaap van Roon, a visionary whose AI algorithms were already transforming various industries. With a background at Microsoft, where he worked alongside luminaries linked to Bill Gates.

Redefining Hospitality

Under Jan Jaap’s leadership, Ireckonu began a journey to simplify the lives of hotel staff and redefine hospitality itself. It all started with citizenM embracing Ireckonu’s groundbreaking solutions. Since then, Ireckonu has grown into a global player, serving renowned hotel brands such as the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Loews Hotels, and the iconic Hard Rock Hotels.

Elevating Guest Experiences

Ireckonu’s visionary team isn’t just about simplifying hotel operations; It’s here to enable hotels to create unforgettable guest experiences. They offer cloud-native Middleware & CDP solutions, making digital innovation accessible to all hotels.

Commitment to Innovation and Security

Ireckonu delivers these innovations through a flexible Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, setting the industry standard for quality. Their unwavering focus on data security, including ISO 27001 certification, ensures that Ireckonu is prepared for an exciting future.

Our values

Excellence

At Ireckonu, we live excellence through our commitment to high standards, continues improvement, and delivering outstanding products and services, driven by a culture of dedication and fueled by passion.

Partnership

At Ireckonu, Partnership fuels our core, fostering teamwork, trust, and innovation, building lasting customer & partner connections for mutual success.​

Transparancy

At Ireckonu, we keep it simple – Transparency means being open, honest and sharing information, to build trust and keep everyone in the loop.

The data-driven minds
behind the product

The data scientists and analysts at Ireckonu form a dedicated and visionary team. Their deep expertise and commitment to excellence drive our mission to deliver personalized experiences and reliable insights to our valued clients worldwide.

Our leadership

Jan Jaap van Roon
Jan Jaap, with degrees in Computer Science, Medicine, and Mathematics, believes IT should empower streamlined company processes. Starting his career at Microsoft, he founded Ireckonu to reshape IT mindsets and deliver customer-centric solutions.
Bob Niekerk
With seven years at Ireckonu, Bob's financial acumen has been instrumental in the company's success. Prior to Ireckonu, he honed his skills at Atos and Stern Auto, solidifying his role in Ireckonu's financial strategies.
Hanna Schiller
Hanna, Ireckonu's VP of Sales, boasts six years of experience and a Senior Marketing Manager role at AHLA. Her dedication to innovation drives Ireckonu's success in the hospitality tech sector.
Walter Eikenboom
Walter specializes in optimizing complex infrastructures through automation. His expertise in Microsoft System Center and hybrid cloud solutions streamlines Ireckonu's operations.
Rik van Leeuwen
Rik, Ireckonu's Head of Data, is an expert in machine learning and analytics solutions. His academic focus at VU Amsterdam underscores his commitment to AI-driven innovation.
Marieke Wisse
Marieke, Ireckonu's Head of Marketing, is a seasoned marketing strategist with a strong background in the hotel-tech industry. She's successfully led marketing efforts at Oaky, demonstrating her expertise in strategy and branding.
Felix Dreizehnter
As Ireckonu's Head of Product, Felix brings industry experience from Cendyn, Expedia, and Hansar Hotels & Resorts, offering a holistic perspective on solution architecture.
Remco Verver
Ireckonu's Lead Architect, possesses nearly a decade of experience in developing versatile middleware solutions for the hospitality industry, ensuring secure, high-performance operations.
Liza Schaeffer
Liza, Ireckonu's Head of People, is an HR professional with experience in corporate, social, and economic law. Her dedication to a positive work environment aligns with Ireckonu's values.
Oğuz Mustapaşa
Oğuz, Ireckonu's Head of Development, brings software development management expertise from Coolblue and Amadeus. His software craftmanship and agile development practices play an essential role in Ireckonu's success.
Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson, Ireckonu's Senior Advisor, is a seasoned hospitality technology executive with expertise in revenue management, digital marketing strategy, and global team leadership. With extensive experience at industry leaders like Sabre, Cendyn, and Choice Hotels, he's known for driving remarkable success in the hospitality sector.
Jan Jaap van Roon
Founder & CEO
Jan Jaap van Roon
Founder & CEO
Bob Niekerk
CFO
Hanna Schiller
VP of Sales
Walter Eikenboom
Head of Operations
Rik van Leeuwen
Head of Data
Marieke Wisse
Head of Marketing
Felix Dreizehnter
Head of Product
Remco Verver
Lead Architect
Liza Schaeffer
Head of People
Oğuz Mustapaşa
Head of Development
Robert Dawson
Senior Advisor

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