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About

About Origin

All the wonders of custom-designed travel, without any of the hassle.

Why we created Origin

Our team has always loved exploration. It’s who we are, and it’s what we do.

We started to feel like travel had lost its originality, and we wanted to create a human-first, tech-enabled way to explore the world. That’s why Origin was created.

We want to fight the expected, and deliver incredible moments that are grounded in originality.

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How we create incredible experiences

Being a tech-first company means we’re able to design trips that other services can’t.

Our travel experts use machine learning to craft the perfect trip, right down to the smallest details.

We can create the best route for a wine tasting trip, find the ideal flight transfer and get a chef’s table reservation at that little known, up-and-coming restaurant.

With Origin, it’s all possible.

"Most promising start-ups in 2020 with investors from Silicon Valley's giants Uber and Google"

Het Financieele Dagblad

Meet the team

The people behind the magic of Origin.

Eli Bressert

Eli Bressert

Co-founder and CEO

Data Science and Product at Stitch Fix, Netflix, Convoy, and Apple.

Tamar van de Paal

Tamar van de Paal

Co-founder and COO

Operations, marketing and partnerships at Google and Nextdoor.

Ebi Atawodi

Ebi Atawodi

Product Advisor

Product at Netflix.

Alex Roche

Alex Roche

Director of Program Management

Design, Research, and Operations at Airbnb and Uber.

Christian Gibney

Christian Gibney

Travel Creator

Luxury travel expert, former biomedical engineer and amateur cricketer.

Dean Hayter

Dean Hayter

Senior Travel Curator

Luxury travel expert and music connoisseur.

Elin Granberg Sosa

Elin Granberg Sosa

Senior Travel Curator

Luxury experiential travel expert and entrepreneur.

Georgia Hinkley

Georgia Hinkley

Senior Travel Curator

Africa travel expert.

Holly Monahan

Holly Monahan

Senior Travel Curator

Luxury, sustainable, and experiential travel expert.

Judith van Raalten

Judith van Raalten

Senior Travel Curator

Travel expert and social science researcher.

Martijn Vermeulen

Martijn Vermeulen

Product Designer

Designed products for WeTransfer, Sketch and more.

Naman Mathur

Naman Mathur

Product and Research Advisor

Research Lead at Uber.

Nour Khattab

Nour Khattab

Full-stack Engineer

Software engineer at YouTube/Google, Wealthfront and Ladder Life.

Rick Lunt

Rick Lunt

Senior Travel Curator

Luxury travel expert and seasoned sales professional.

Robbert Klarenbeek

Robbert Klarenbeek

Full-stack Engineer

Founded WeekCal and serial entrepreneur/CTO.

Roeland van Elsas

Roeland van Elsas

Head of Growth Marketing

Strategy, growth and data at BCG, Nextdoor.

Sundar Swaminathan

Sundar Swaminathan

Full-stack Analyst

Previously at Uber, DIRECTV, US Treasury, and Bloomberg.

Aimee Quantrill

Aimee Quantrill

Content Designer

Previously at Deliveroo, REKKI and Booking.com.

Andreas Verhoeven

Andreas Verhoeven

iOS Developer

Founded WeekCal.

Katharina Kiéck

Katharina Kiéck

Brand Strategist and Media Producer

Travel expert, futurist and former street fighter.

Ready for your adventure to begin?

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