Daan Hekking is a versatile professional with a background in digital product design and extensive experience in the medical, pharmaceutical, and consumer electronics industries. He received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Industrial Design from Windesheim University, studied Product Design at Unitec Institute of Technology, and earned a Master of Fine Arts in Advanced Product Design from Umeå Institute of Design.
Daan is the founder of Pling Health, a platform that helps children with chronic diseases with education around their condition. He has worked for various organizations as a Digital Product Designer, Design Strategist, and CEO. During his Master's thesis, he collaborated with Takeda Pharmaceuticals (formerly Shire Pharmaceuticals). Daan's educational background and work experience have allowed him to develop a unique set of skills and design strategies.
Over the years, Daan has honed his design skills and expertise in the areas of digital design, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and product development. He is passionate about finding innovative solutions that improve the lives of people with chronic diseases. Daan's professional journey reflects his dedication to design and his quest to solve complex problems using creativity and innovation.