Patrick de Kruijf

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you always got.


I want to make a real impact for my clients and peers by helping them achieve their goals and improve their effectiveness. This can only be done by partnering with your client and peers, which is what makes being a consultant great.


Understanding the core motivation behind solution requests and predicting the effect choices made now have on the future. These two things come in handy both professionally and in my personal life.

My sources of inspiration

Obviously, my family (two daughters and my wife) is a big part of my drive to be the best “me” I can be. Professionally Mark Russinovich is one of the persons I can listen to all day, he has such an energy and knowledge.

This makes me happy

Spending time with my two daughters and my wife, riding my motorcycle and occasionally do some sports (tennis, squash).

My ultimate Epic Shit moment

The first time I went on a motorcycle tour with one of my closest friends and driving through a series of hairpins while enjoying the wind rushing by and the sun shining through the trees.

The song that gets me started

Music has always been playing in my life, starting with my dad’s classic rock during our car trips. And while I enjoy a lot of different styles, the more upbeat music gets me started the best.