Hello, I am

Marcel Oostdijk

Working as CTO at Outfox

About Me

CTO for professional service firms

As an (interim) Digital Consultant or Chief Technology Officer (CTO) I help professional service firms develop and implement a technology strategy. I have sharp analytical and managerial skills combined with excellent technical knowledge. I professionally align technology and business strategy, while always keeping core organizational goals in mind when working with the day-to-day details.


I help organisations with

  • Guiding strategic technological development
  • Implementing more efficient technologies and technological processes
  • Analyzing current technology and advising on how it can be improved
  • Ensuring that the IT department runs well and smoothly
  • Aligning technology and business strategy, and defining the goals
  • Acting as a liaison between technical teams and management
  • Drafting the technical standards and ensuring that they are followed

I am the Team or Tech Lead of teams with

  • Web app developers
  • Mobile app developers
  • UI/UX designers
  • Business Analysts
  • Data Scientists
  • Testers and QA specialists
  • Software Architects
  • DevOps Engineers
  • Support Engineers
  • Project Managers


Outfox – 2005 to at present

We use smart software and tools to help consultants achieve 💰 more turnover, 💡 new products and 👌 higher customer satisfaction.

Outfox Ventures – 2020 to at present

We invent, develop and improve digital products, services and companies.


Public & Social Sector



Private Sector



Leading Professional Service Firms Programme

The Oxford Leading Professional Service Firms Programme is designed to provide a crucial market edge to the senior leaders and partners responsible for managing PSFs. Senior managers and partners working within consulting and professional services, and professionals from industries such as finance, law, and IT, will have the opportunity to optimise their skills by focusing on leadership, strategic planning, and innovation. 

MScBA – Master of Science in Business Administration

With a specialization in Financial Management and Investment Analysis, the Master focuses on the risk and return of investments and how to influence these characteristics.

BSc – Bedrijfseconomie (Business Economics)

Businesses are at the heart of a country’s economy and prosperity. The Bachelor of Science in Business Economics studies the economics of an enterprise. Business-economic issues are answered on the basis of four pillars: Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Strategy.


Theo Kraan Prize

In honor of Theo Kraan, Van Lanschot Bankiers has established the Theo Kraan Prize, an amount of €2,500 that is awarded once a year to a student with the best written final thesis (master thesis) on an investment-related topic. In the spirit of Theo Kraan, it is examined whether the thesis meets the following requirements: substantively strong, accessible written, idiosyncratic and up-to-date.

25 most promising entrepreneurs under 25
Listed “25 Most Promising Entrepreneurs Under 25” by Dutch management and entrepreneurship magazine Sprout (2010).

Best business plan

Winner of the competition for best business plan at Tilburg University (2008).


Drupal Association

The Drupal Association is the non-profit organization focused on accelerating Drupal, fostering the growth of the Drupal community, and supporting the project’s vision to create a safe, secure, and open web for everyone.


alphalist is an exclusive network of CTOs & technical founders who come together to share their knowledge, connect and grow – both online and in-person.

Junior Enterprises Europe, UniPartners

A Junior Enterprise – is a non-profit civil social organization, formed and managed exclusively by undergraduate and postgraduate students of higher education (universities or business schools). Junior Enterprises provides services for companies, institutions and society, under the guidance of teachers and professionals with the goal to consolidate and enhance the learning or their members.