Maarten Lens-FitzGerald

From E-Patient to Ex-Patient 2.0

Maarten can inspire and motivate people sharing sparkling energy. As co-founder of the world’s leading augmented reality platform, he can give us a new perspective on sharing.

Maarten has been an Internet professional since 1993, helping national and international companies take their first steps online and developing Web 2.0 strategies and campaign concepts. In 2007 he brought his expertise to the mobile industry, co-founding Mobile Monday Amsterdam and later SPRXmobile with Raimo van der Klein and Claire Boonstra. In 2008 Maarten was diagnosed with cancer and became known as Patient 2.0, sharing all his experiences through the social Web and via his blog

Maarten declared himself Ex- Patient 2.0 in the summer of 2009 as SPRXmobile launched Layar, worlds leading Augmented Reality Platform, of which he is now General Manager. Maarten is happy, healthy and married. He lives in Amsterdam, The Netherlands with his wife, son and two cats.

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