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The MyMalls Team

MyMalls is a diverse team of fun-loving individuals from around the world, passionate about the mission of bringing you the best shipping experience possible.

Alex Bendiken

Since winning the Slashdot redesign contest in 2006, Alex, originally from Finland, has gone on to design more successful products by age 30 than many people during their entire careers. Currently he leads product design and development at MyMalls.

Alex Varona

Originally from Spain, Alex is part of the customer support and experience team at MyMalls. In addition to helping MyMalls customers, Alex is working with his brother to create a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and yoga academy in southern Spain. In his spare time, Alex enjoys spending time with family, writing letters and enjoying nature.

Alysee Boekhoudt

Alysee is a college student currently finishing her bachelor’s degree in animal biology at FIU. She was born and raised on the island of Aruba and moved to the United States to pursue her dreams. In her free time she goes to the park with her dog and loves to cook. She enjoys any type of outdoor adventures such as hiking, going to the beach and camping. She is always ambitious and motivated and willing to learn new things.

Angelica Cotes

She's originally from Colombia, yes like Shakira. She enjoys to go running, it's therapeutic for her, and she's a big supporter of a natural and healthy lifestyle. She's kind and gentle, but don't let her tiny appearance fool you! She's energetic and always ready to get things done.

Bart Strijbos

With an academic background in private law and business studies from Amsterdam, Bart has a great affection for connecting people. With passions ranging from marketing to 80’s disco music, Bart is driven by helping start-up companies—and perhaps his very own one day!—bring new and exciting ideas to market.

Chris Quast

Printing guru, boat fanatic, golf addict and family gofer, Chris attended Technical College in Lancashire England and The School of Printing in The Netherlands. According to Chris, living in Curacao has its advantages—including golfing in the sun, racing through the sea in fast boats, and building sandcastles year-round with his kids. His life objective is the conceiving of amazing ideas, and making them come to life with amazing groups of individuals.

Derek Devlin

With a thirst for knowledge and love for learning new things, Derek rises each day with a quest to create a better version of himself. He believes that as humans, we need to continually challenge ourselves to develop and evolve, because progression is the essence of life. Living by the Golden Rule, Derek is driven by an inner conscience and personal karma.

Farah Flores

I was born and raised on the Island of Curacao and have a huge passion for Drawing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. I also enjoy playing Golf whenever I go to Curacao with the record breaking champion, my Dad. I always listen carefully to the views of others and am willing to challenge myself to new things. I am a very efficient multitasker, well organized, I tend not to leave things unfinished and open to learning new things.

Jenah West

Jenah is a writer and editor from London, UK. She holds a BA in Economics and Politics from the University of Essex, and an MSc in International Relations from Royal Holloway, University of London. Jenah enjoys crisp autumn mornings, soul music, walks on the beach, capturing memories, and gazing at the night sky. She is currently writing her first novel.

Koen Strijbos

After having finished his Master’s Degree Marketing at the University of Amsterdam, Koen developed his skills at an international Marketing firm. Working with people from all over the world is something he truly enjoys. In his free time he likes speeding on his road bike, always trying to get better and faster. By looking closely at Bart’s photo, you could’ve known that Koen was actually here all along..! The good thing about being officially part of the MyMalls Team? Having a reason to come to Curaçao once in a while!

Korion de Castro

I was born and raised in a small island in the Caribbean called Curaçao. I finished my secondary degree in Telecommunications, and went to Amsterdam to continue my education. After two years of studying Business IT and Management, I decided to do something more challenging and came to Miami to study Accounting. I always make great efforts in what i am doing and am also a quick learner. I enjoy going to the gym and love going to the beach. I am also always happy to help others.

Lysanne Ravelli

“Whatever you can do with a smile, is something worth doing” is how Lysanne lives her life, and how she tries to inspire her family and those around her. She’s energized by challenging activities that require creative thinking. To unwind, Lysanne spends Sundays at the beach with loved one. #ilovecuracao #caribbeanvibes #smile

Matt Henderson

After his aerospace software company in Germany was acquired, Matt turned his attention to consumer products, and is the lead on product management at MyMalls. A black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Matt also enjoys hiking, cycling and exploring the world’s cultures.

Max Erickson

With degrees in marketing and internet history, if Max had a title, it would likely be “Wizard of the Unknown”. He lives to catch the twinkle in a person’s eye when an insight sparks a moment of wonder, and shatters their current frame of reference. As an all-start pattern seeker, Max enjoys surfing the undulating waves of the click-stream oceans.

Sameer Zavery

Sameer is a multi-disciplinary design director who loves to create in all forms. His ability to move seamlessly between the screen, print and web, creates consistent and fully-immersive brand experiences. With an international background and a passion for traveling, his design solutions have a global perspective that are in tune with today’s worldwide trends. Sameer’s deep understanding of spiritual principals and the metaphysical world helps him inspire others on his quest to design a better tomorrow.

Simone Boots

Simone studied graphic design in the Netherlands, and is now “shaping concepts” in Curaçao. In order to come up with fresh ideas, she finds inspiration in music—huge Bowie fan!—nature and arts. And of course, fueling the quest to meet those deadlines, with lots of coffee!

Toine Rodenburg

Alongside a strong passion for freedom, off road travel and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Toine likes to live great and little moments with his family and friends, and spend the rest of his time on projects where teams of crafty people build great services that genuinely benefit people.