Yan Ketelers

CMO at Polkastarter

Yan Ketelers Bio

Hailing from Belgium, Yan Ketelers is a crypto-native Chief Marketing Officer with an extensive background in the Web3 space. Since making his foray into this emerging sector in 2017, he has become a key influencer, particularly in decentralized fundraising initiatives.

Leading Polkastarter’s Marketing Efforts

Currently, Ketelers holds the CMO position at Polkastarter, a leading early-stage fundraising platform that propels Web3’s most innovative projects. His leadership in marketing has empowered numerous startups to initiate their operations and foster vibrant communities.

A Multifaceted Professional Journey

Current Role at Poolside

Since September 2022, Ketelers has also been working as the CMO of Poolside, an ecosystem for Web3 builders based in Lisbon, Portugal. Poolside encompasses various verticals including a 12-week accelerator program, a physical Web3 hub, dedicated content through Poolside Podcast & Reports, and a DAO featuring a community of builders, investors, and mentors.

OG Studio: Co-Founder & Strategic Advisor

Ketelers co-founded OG Studio, a full-stack Web3 studio based in Belgium, in July 2022. The studio offers a wide array of services including education, strategy, and development in the Web3 space. From developing NFT projects to creating DAOs and dApps, OG Studio provides comprehensive solutions with in-house smart contracts, project designs, and prototypes.

Digital Art and NFT Enthusiast

In addition to his professional achievements, Ketelers is an aficionado of digital art. He has actively participated in leading NFT communities, such as the renowned Cryptopunks.

Yan Ketelers is more than a marketer; he is a well-rounded professional deeply entrenched in the Web3 ecosystem. With his diverse experiences and passionate involvement in digital art, he continues to be a thought leader in this burgeoning digital age.

Yan Ketelers News

Yan Ketelers Current Work

  • Polkastarter CMO
  • Poolside CMO
  • OG Studio Co-Founder & Strategic Advisor
  • Birdhouse Advisor

Yan Ketelers Previous Work

  • Venly CMO Nov 2020 - July 2022
  • Sticker Pet Founder Jan 2020 - Apr 2022
  • Livefast Business advisory & Public speaking Mar 2016 - Jun 2021
  • Delta - Cryptocurrency Portfolio Tracker Head of Marketing and BizDev Aug 2018 - Apr 2020
  • StoryMe Head of Strategy May 2017 - Sep 2018
  • Bubble Post Head of Marketing & Communications Oct 2014 - May 2017
  • Bubble Post Regional Manager East-Flanders Nov 2013 - Oct 2014
  • Thomas Cook Group Inc Regional Product and Crew Manager Jul 2012 - Feb 2014

Yan Ketelers Education

  • KU Leuven, Master's degree, Sports & Marketing management option HRM, 2009 - 2013
  • Lithuanian Sports University, Intensive Programme: European Identity through Volunteering in Sport, 2013 - 2013
  • Bloso, Sportfunctionaris, Hoger redder & Trainer B soccer, 2011 - 2013
  • lycée Jacques Marquette, Bac Scientifique, 2006 - 2009

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