Roderik Höppener, President & CEO

From a young age, Roderik knew he had a particular knack for the sciences, specifically inorganic chemistry to understand the minerals he was collecting. After graduating from the Technical University Delft, in Delft, Netherlands with his Masters in Chemical Technology and Catalysis, Roderik spent several years as a technology manager where he invented and patented an improved tape process and was responsible for the scale-up and development of ultra-thin ceramic foils for multilayer ceramics. In other words, Roderik had found his calling.

His love for ceramics and technology was the inspiration for Haiku Tech, which was founded in 1996. His mission from day one was to combine the highest quality technology and service with the top-of-the-line know-how and processes, all in the name of providing the ultimate customer experience and satisfaction. Roderik’s vision has resulted in Haiku Tech becoming the global leader in the multi-layer electronics components industry by providing solutions that are specifically tailored to each client’s specific needs.

Roderik currently sits as President and CEO of Haiku Tech focusing on always enhancing the client experience and driving development to ensure that Haiku Tech remains on the cutting edge of future technologies. He is also one of the two founders of Dynamic Ear Company in Delft the Netherlands where multilayer ceramics are driving innovative dynamic hearing protection devices.

Roderik Höppener

Ralph Habets, General Manager Haikutech Europe

Ralph was born and raised in Maastricht. With a keen interest in figures and logical models, he studied Mathematics at the University of Technology in Eindhoven. After his studies he built his career in the high-tech Eindhoven area for 30 years. During that period he worked himself up at Barco Machine Vision, from System Developer to Managing Director of the Group.

He thus boasts a thorough experience on the management of equipment companies that combine electronics, optics, mechanics and technical software. He recently moved back to his roots in Maastricht to join HaikuTech and drive the company to further success.

Ralph Habets

Anton Litke, Project Manager

Born in Kazakhstan and later raised in Russia, Anton Litke spent his early years focused on his studies. Unlike most children his age, he knew by the age of 14 that he wanted to develop new products and technologies for a living. This inspired him to turn his focus towards chemistry, spending extra time diving deep into the subject and participating – and winning! – in school competitions.

His hard work paid off when he later went on to obtain his Masters in Chemistry from Novosibirsk State University in Russia. After graduation, Anton began his career in chemical engineering and sales, providing him with a deep understanding of the business. Several years later, Anton moved to The Netherlands to pursue his PhD in Inorganic Photo-catalysis and currently holds a position at Haiku Tech as a Project Manager. His responsibilities include conducting and overseeing product development, marketing and direct sales of equipment, especially for the inspection of multilayered ceramics.

Anton Litke

Martin De Moya, Vice President Sales & Marketing

Born in Miami, Florida and raised in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Martin de Moya knew at a young age that he would study science when he grew up. He took several computer-programming classes in high school and thought he would study Computer Sciences at the university but, lucky for us, he pursued his bachelors in Industrial Engineering instead.

After graduating Magna Cum Laude from the Instituto Technologico de Santo Domingo, he spent ten years working in technical sales before moving back to Miami in 2000, where he has always felt most at home.

Martin De Moya has been at Haiku Tech for 17 years and is currently the Vice President of Sales & Marketing. His background and knowledge in Industrial Engineering allows him to properly guide customers through the purchasing process, ensuring that they find the perfect solution. Martin is a man of many talents, and during his spare time enjoys scuba diving and piloting.

Martin De Moya

Ronald van Olmen, VP Technology and Marketing

Born and raised in The Netherlands, Ronald van Olmen has always been fascinated by the sciences, specifically chemistry, a subject he excelled in throughout his academic career. After receiving his Bachelors in Chemical Engineering from Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen in The Netherlands. In his first jobs he developed the right skills to be a successful Project Leader in Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor technologies at Philips and Darphon. Ronald moved to Taiwan where he gained firsthand experience transferring LTCC lines to China.

Ronald moved back to The Netherlands in 2006 and is currently the Vice President of Technology and Marketing at Haiku Tech. He is responsible for the technology, consultancy and prototyping of LTCC/HTCC packages, LED carriers, and tape casting. When not in the office, he can be found enjoying all nature has to offer, hiking and photographing the scenery along the way.

Ronald van Olmen

Hendrikus Oostra, Sales Manager

Having grown up on a family-run dairy farm, the ins and outs of running a business run through Hendrikus Oostra’s veins. He has always enjoyed interacting with customers and helping out his family, but found himself more fascinated by the inner workings of the equipment used on the farm. His curiosity motivated him to study polymer chemistry and physics, focusing on polymer technology.

After receiving his Masters of Science from Groningen University in The Netherlands, Hendrikus spent several years as a project leader for a chemical company working on process research and product development. He is currently the Sales and Service Manager for Haiku Tech where he oversees sales and service requests throughout Europe. Though he has moved away from his family farm, Hendrikus stays true to his roots, enjoying maintaining his property where he even kept a pet pig next to his dogs.

Hendrikus Oostra

Anneke Cramwinckel, Internal Sales Executive

Born and raised in The Netherlands, Anneke Cramwinckel has always been fascinated by the languages and cultures of other countries, specifically France. Her attraction to the French language motivated her to attend the Sorbonne in Paris and later move to Amsterdam, where she earned her Masters in Lexicology from VU University and became fluent in English, German, Italian and French. After several years working as a teacher, she knew it was time for change and focused her energy into becoming a sales executive.

Anneke currently works in the Internal Sales and Logistics Department at Haiku Tech, helping process customer’s orders and ensuring products are shipped on time with proper documentation. She enjoys interacting with customers from different cultures and speaking to them in their own language. When she’s not at work taking care of product logistics, she can be found spending quality time with her husband, out on the water rowing, or hitting the slopes in the wintertime.

Anneke Cramwinckel

Fabian Heijnen, Deputy General Manager

Having been fascinated by large trucks and forklifts in his father’s warehouse from his early years, Fabian pursued his bachelor’s degree in business administration, transport and logistics management in Rotterdam. During his career he has held several operational and managerial positions in the international maritime shipping industry and hinterland transportation, working in Antwerp and on the container terminals of main port Rotterdam.

Fabian joined the Haiku Tech Europe team in October 2018, tasked with the management of Order fulfilment, Human Resources, Accounting, Financial reporting and of course Logistics in an expanding business environment. Besides his work, he is dedicated to spending quality time with his wife and their twin toddlers. Fabian takes an interest in sloop rowing on the river Maas and crossing the hilly surroundings of Maastricht on foot, running.

James Caraballo

Wesley Joosten, Service and Instruction Manager EMEA

Another born and raised Dutchman is our Service and Instruction Manager Wesley Joosten. After wrenching his way up from race-car Mechanic to Automotive teacher Wesley made a career switch to the High-tech industry as mechanical Expat Engineer and Technical Trainer working for companies like Tesla and ASML, spending most of his time in Korea and Taiwan. He joined HaikuTech Europe early 2019 and built up our new Service Department for the European and Asian market.

Now leading our Service team, he provides technical support and training to our customers. Even though he changed jobs to spend more time in The Netherlands with his wife it is still difficult to keep him in the office as travelling and working abroad is in his blood. When he is not working on our machines, he goes back to his roots restoring classic Porsches and Volkswagens. However, you might still find him driving around abroad with his wife in one of their restored classics as they both love road trips.

Wesley Joosten