Martijn Roelandse

Martijn Roelandse has over 20 years of scholarly publishing and bio-medical research experience. 

He is Consultant at, where he helps startups in the digital publishing space such as SciScore to blossom, and Partner at Park 56, an independent advisory firm for corporate finance and strategy solutions.

Martijn is driven by a huge curiosity for technology and is an expert in building bridges between start-ups and corporates and is the driving force behind the partnership between The Next Web and Park 56.

Previously, he has been Head of Publishing Innovation at Springer Nature where he launched Bookmetrix and pioneered startup scouting and coaching pilots. Prior to that, he did his Ph.D. in neurobiology in Basel, Switzerland.