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We are practitioners.

We are a hands-on multidisciplinary team with extensive international experience in helping identify new business opportunities, steering embryonic ideas through the myriad of internal and external barriers and turning potential into successful new ventures.

Carlos de Pommes





London, UK

  • Operations Management
  • Business Building
  • Innovation Mentor


Director of Cambiio, Carlos is a successful entrepreneur with a track record of identifying and incubating high growth, high value businesses.

Carlos’ focus is startups and new product development, leading teams within large organizations to develop investment grade business plans.

Carlos has experience across a wide range of industries:  Oil & Gas, Travel, Security, Technology.

He has worked in the US, Europe, Middle and Far East.

Carlos speaks French, Spanish, Dutch, English.



David Punchard


Florida, USA

  • New venture creation
  • Market and Design thinker
  • Experienced senior manager



A Director of Cambiio, David brings 30 years experience as an award winning designer, founding 7 companies dedicated to innovation, new venture creation, design, marketing & digital commerce.

David has advised over 200 strategic corporate and business development projects and developed over 2,000 brands globally.

Clients include: Nestle, Nabisco, PDVSA, Citgo, P&G, SABMiller, Deloitte & Touche, BC Hydro, BP, Amex, Duke Energy, Ford, Holcim, HP, Lufthansa, Cargill, Mexicana de Aviación, Makro, PriceSmart and Visa.

David speaks Spanish and English


Taun Masterson





Florida, USA

  •  Microsoft veteran
  • Strategic thinker & planner
  • Broad international experience



An executive partner of Cambiio, Taun is a 15 year Microsoft veteran, deploying large scale global initiatives; Enterprise Depth Strategy, World Wide Enterprise and Partner Strategy Consulting practice, Global Executive Relations Program, Customer feedback integration into product development cycle and Microsoft Innovation Centers around the world, as well as running high growth areas of Marketing and Sales.

Prior experience includes GM Dimension Data’s Business Solutions division, and a wide range of Business and IT consulting across Europe, US, Asia and Africa in leading edge technology implementation and BPR, focused primarily on the financial services industry.

Taun holds an MBA in Innovation, Strategy & IT (EDHEC Theseus Institute – France) and undergrad degrees in Business Management and Mathematical Programing


James Arnold





Montana, USA

  • Innovation Insight
  • Business Development
  • Chief Technology Officer



An executive partner and CTO at Cambiio, Jim brings over 25 years experience in commercializing breakthrough technology through corporate ventures.

Jim has led major development initiatives in sensing, speech, video, and AI, including recent programs in cognitive systems and natural speech understanding for DARPA – the research arm of the US Military.

Jim has brought a number of innovative businesses to market included Nuance, Discern and SIRI – the new personal assistant in the Apple iPhone.

Jim has held venture management and technical leadership positions at SRI International, BBN, and held CEO, CTO and VP roles at numerous start ups.

Jim’s home is Montana, USA. He works worldwide, and has Masters degrees from Stanford.


John Moore




Amsterdam, EU

  • Corporate Finance
  • Merger & Acquisition
  • Planning & Controls



An executive partner at Cambiio, bringing over 20 years of corporate finance, planning & control experience.

John has been completed numerous merger/acquisition transactions. His experience bridges identification of opportunities and partners through valuation to closing deals.

John has been held Controller and FP&A roles within listed corporates, Wolters Kluwer and Bureau Veritas.  He was Director Animation for Wanadoo/France Telecom in the Netherlands, building an ISP from 30,000 to 450,000 subscribers.

John spent 8 years in Corporate Finance and Merger & Acquisition Lead Advisory at Coopers & Lybrand/PwC where he specialized in Media and Telecoms. Prior to this John was an Oilfield Services engineer for Schlumberger (11 years)

John has a degree in Physics from Manchester University, an MBA from Rotterdam. He has lived in more than 7 countries in Europe and the Middle East. He is fluent English and Dutch


Michiel de Schepper





Amsterdam, EU

  • Corporate Investment
  • Cross Industry
  • Financial Planning



An executive partner at Cambiio, bringing over 15 years of corporate finance, modelling, business planning & investment valuation experience

Michiel de Schepper has a wide industry sector exposure in manufacturing, services, energy and logistics

Michiel has worked in both large consulting environments (Associate Director at PwC) and in entrepreneurial start ups (FD new tech stat up)

Michiel holds a Master’s degree in Business Valuation from TiasNimbas, MBA from Purdue, and a Business Economics Masters from Tilburg University. Michiel is fluent in English, Dutch and German


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