Founded & built Mendeley, the world’s largest platform for scientific research. Angel investor, advisor, or board member at several hardware and education startups. Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, former advisor to the UK and Dutch government on technology policy, voted “Best European Startup Founder 2013” at the Techcrunch Europas Awards. Victor holds a Ph.D. from Bauhaus-University Weimar and is an Adjunct Professor at VU Amsterdam. He has published research on emotion, decision-making, statistical modeling, scientometrics, and film industry economics in leading peer-reviewed journals. Also, despite no sign of acting talent, he has an entry in the Internet Movie Database for the memorable role of “Young Man #2”.