This is the team that’s working for you

The company

0ptim1ze employs specialists in all areas of the online marketing mix: SEO / SEM, content marketing, CRO, international SEO. What’s more, they work together. With impressive results.

About us

We started 0ptim1ze in January 2013. We, that is, Sven van den Broek and Thierry De Marre, have 25 years of experience in Internet marketing. Our background in business colors the way we work. We like to immerse ourselves in our client’s culture and see close collaboration with client teams as the basis for ongoing good results.   We work for large and small clients. Across the most diverse industries. A feature that a lot of our clients have in common is that they are active in several countries. Over the years we have gained a lot of experience in tailoring online marketing strategies and tactics in different cultures.

Our people

  • Thierry De Marre

    Thierry De Marre

    Co-founder, SEO & Marketing Strategies When Thierry began as a SEO specialist in 2001, the discipline was still in its infancy. His versatile in-company experience has given him a professional interest in promoting an online culture within organizations and he spends a lot of time coaching client teams. He founded 0ptim1ze with Sven van den Broek in 2013. Thierry’s motto in a nutshell: ‘Live each day as the last … and the first’.

  • Sven Van Den Broek

    Sven Van Den Broek

    Co-founder, SEO specialist Sven is originally a software developer. In this capacity he has worked for large and small enterprises and gained extensive experience in managing projects. For Sven the mix of hard data and creativity is the great attraction of Internet marketing. Sven’s motto in a nutshell: ‘A journey of 1,000 miles begins with the first step.

  • Davide Bellone

    Davide Bellone

    SEO Analyst Davide is a pianist and a computer geek. He has been part of the 0ptim1ze team from the beginning. He focuses on keyword research and workflow control, among other things. His sharp analysis is important to the SEO value of our content. Davide’s view of life in a nutshell: ‘Just as a musical masterpiece is a clever combination of only seven notes, the perfect job needs no more than organization and harmonious cooperation.

  • Rob Verschuren

    Rob Verschuren

    Editor in Chief Rob has written for some illustrious brands in his career as a copywriter: WWF, Mercedes, Apple, ING, Danone, to mention a few. His work has been awarded several times. Rob has been editor-in-chief at 0ptim1ze since 2013, where he focuses on content and brand strategy, and keeps contact with an army of translators and foreign copywriters. He has lived in Vietnam for many years. Rob’s view of life in a nutshell: ‘Keep it simple.

  • Elisa Rendinella

    Elisa Rendinella

    Marketing content manager Elisa obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Communication at the University of Turin, Italy. She decided to specialize in Marketing and Communication at IED (Istituto Europeo di Design) Elisa is very passionate about social media and online writing, she volunteers in a non-profit organization as Social Media Manager and she has her own blog. Elisa’s view of life in a nutshell ‘Life is like a photography, it teaches you to understand the world and allows you to see how things come together’.

  • Aurélien B


    SEO Writer & Translator (EN-NL-FR) Aurélien did his schooling in Dutch in order to become fully bilingual (FR-NL). He is a graduate of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) where he obtained a Bachelor of Information and Communication. Aurélien is now completing his training with a Master’s degree in Journalism. He is very passionate about sports and loves to write. Aurélien’s motto in a nutshell: ‘‘Every day may not be good. But there’s something good in every day.’

  • Jerry


    Link acquisition specialist Even though Jerry loves everything internet marketing related, his real passion and expertise is SEO. He has used his knowledge in technique and creativity in multiple industries and websites, from B2B to e-commerce and lead generation. ‘
    ‘Doing the right thing is always the right thing.’

  • Leonardo


    Designer Leonardo is a graphic designer who has worked as a freelancer for over two years and it’s currently working with 0ptim1ze. His main experience is creating graphics such as infographics, banners and illustrations and he’s passionate about everything related to design and creating impactful experiences. Leonardo’s view of life in a nutshell: ‘It’s not about individuals; it’s all about teamwork.

  • Yulia


    Front End developer

  • Julio


    SEO Trainee Julio is a graduate of the Central University of Venezuela (UCV) where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He is very passionate about sports and football, especially with La Liga (Spain), which combined with his love for writing and translation, made him become part of Optim1ze as a copywriter and content creation since 2018. He’s currently working to improve his knowledge of SEO, exploring new fields in his career. His motto is: ‘every day is a brand new opportunity

  • Steven


    Dutch copywriter Steven has a masters degree in International Politics and European Law but ultimately decided to focus his attention on other fields in his professional career. He now has several years of experience as a copywriter and content creation in general and in the future wants to improve his knowledge of SEO, SEA and Web 3.0 platforms and applications. Steven’s motto in a nutshell is: ‘
    In times of change, those who are ready to learn will inherit the world, while those who believe they know will be marvelously prepared to deal with a world that has ceased to exist.

Why 0ptimize?

We combine the advantages of a consulting firm with the experience of an in-house online marketing specialist.

  • Team of specialists of all areas of online marketing
  • Broad perspective based on strong experience in range of sectors
  • Unique way of working, where we act as a desired in-house marketing team
  • Team of specialists of all areas of online marketing
  • Broad perspective based on strong experience in range of sectors
  • Unique way of working, where we act as a desired in-house marketing team

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