Hi! We are Maxcademy

May we introduce ourselves?
Our team

We are an international, creative e-learning agency with roots in Amsterdam. We focus on content strategy, content creation, user experience, Learning Management System customization en integrations. Although our headquarters are in the Netherlands, we work with a team in Curaçao, Suriname, USA, Canada and South Africa.

Jan

Jan

Founder & CEO

Jovanka

Jovanka

E-learning Specialist

Bianca

Bianca

Content Specialist

Mila

Mila

Staff Coach

Giovanni

Giovanni

Local Partner

Our goal is to help you create an unforgettable learning experience based on your learners and your business goals.

NAME / JOB / TITLE

Jan Kouwenhoven

Founder & Chief E-learning Officer

I like to think along with clients about e-learning solutions and the optimization of training content in the didactic field.

After receiving his Computer Science degree in the Netherlands, Jan worked for 10 years as a consultant and trainer at Mavim, an international software company. Then Jan traveled the world for 4 years before he decided he wanted to have his own company and bring meaningful jobs to the Caribbean.

If you need a clear plan, or have an idea for a course and you want to know what is technically and realisticly possible, go and talk to Jan.

 
Jovanka Pinas

E-Learning Specialist

I always strive to get better. For instance, I want to create my own courses from beginning to end. And guide others and explain how they can do the same.

With a Business Management Master degree in China and her eye for detail, Jovanka is responsible for the video content of our customers. Jovanka also works as an e-learning specialist on setting up assessments and setting up Learning Management Systems.

 

Do you want to know how to best use video for e-learning and what the possibilities are of interactive training content? Jovanka will be happy to help you.

 
Bianca Eersel

E-Learning Content Specialist

I really enjoy working with people and helping them to a higher level. Now, just for fun, I give baking classes on Sundays via Zoom.

Bianca wants to help people learn. With many years of experience as a trainer, HR consultant and her pedagogical certificate in her pocket, she can get knowledge from one head into another like no other.

 

She is your e-learning content editor. She writes articles, edits scripts and produces tutorials. She will help you set up training courses. She is now learning animation training.

 
Mila Bahadoersing

Local Partner & Staff Coach

Move the focus from what you claim, to how you put it into action, not knowing exactly which steps to take, as long as you know what your next step will be.  Ultimately, it is about what you leave behind.

Mila is an entrepreneur who enthusiastically and passionately takes on every challenge until she gets results. Mila is the owner of the Entrepreneur House Paramaribo, a platform that connects companies and organizations in Suriname and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, with the aim to leverage internationalization and stimulate business growth.

Mila helps Maxcademy with HR advice, takes care of the payrolling and she connects us with her network in Suriname and the Netherlands.

Giovanni Ramlakhan

Commercial Partner Caribbean

I add value by connecting people

Thanks to our strong ties with the Caribbean, we also get questions from companies from that region. With his knowledge of the market and strong affinity with e-learning, Giovanni is our local sales representative.

 

Are you working for a company in the Caribbean and would you like to know more about our way of working and our services? Giovanni is happy to help you!