Sicco Santema is Professor of Business to Business Marketing at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, and a seasoned entrepreneur. He is fascinated by ‘technology for people’, i.e. innovations that help people and organisations move forward in life, in health and in achieving goals. This includes network continuity thinking, as an exponent of business continuity. He sees risks in a wider perspective than single organisations only. Risks are in the network and can be countered in the network as well. In this approach, he is also working on a different threat: Black Swan events. He uses this concept for breakthroughs in business models.

Sicco has over 30 years of experience in risk management, both in industry and academia. His values are integrity, intuition, and curiosity. And most of all: “Fun makes it run”. He uses these values in his risk management related work, including presentations, workshops and panels.

research interest

  • Risk Management
  • Supply Chain continuity
  • Resilience in networks

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Professor at the Delft University of Technology


MSc, Industrial Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology

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