Richard is a travel junkie and a diplomat-slash-novelist-turned-entrepreneur. A polyglot who speaks six languages (French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Moroccan Arabic), Richard has traveled to more than 60 countries, including Armenia, Guinea Bissau and Kyrgyzstan. Born and raised in The Netherlands, he began his career as a Dutch diplomat for Algiers. He worked with his brother Douwe at Oberon Interactive and took over as CEO of the business in 2004. He left Oberon to co-found Triposo in early 2011. Today he lives on the outskirts of Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
Richard has a Master’s degree in Economics as well as French Literature.