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Jelle de Vries was born on April 19th, 1978 in Mierlo, the Netherlands. After completing his bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering in 2003 at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, he followed the master in Innovation Management at Eindhoven University of Technology, also in the Netherlands. In 2011, he graduated at the Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing group of the department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences on the master thesis topic of knowledge sharing in buyer-seller relationships. In January 2012 he started a PhD project at the same university. The results of this work are presented in this dissertation. His first journal article on knowledge sharing in inter-organizational relationships was published in 2014 in Industrial Marketing Management.

Since 2003 Jelle is employed at Royal Philips, where he has worked in a variety of Supply Chain Management and Procurement roles. In 2012, he joined Philips´ procurement organization and held a variety of roles, primarily operating in the Netherlands. Currently he is Commodity Cluster Leader, managing a globally distributed team of 14 strategic buyers for all computing, software, display and user interfacing components embedded in Philips’ products. He also acts as the Lead Procurement Business Partner for Philips’ HealthCare Informatics and Population Health Management business. Additionally, he supports Philips’ Enterprise Platforms business unit to secure the creation and management of key supplier contracts and relationships.

Jelle was nominated as a High Potential within Philips in 2009. Because of this, he was able to follow specialized training in Philips’ high-potential development center. Two years later, he was selected to participate in the second stage of this program to further develop individual and leadership skills. In 2013, he was awarded the Philips Procurement Innovation Excellence award for his work on a groundbreaking product concept involving the seamless integration and projection of Healthcare data on Google glass devices.

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Knowledge sharing Business & Economics
Formalization Business & Economics
Contingency Business & Economics
Expert knowledge Business & Economics
Suppliers Business & Economics
Employees Business & Economics
Managers Business & Economics
Stewardship Business & Economics

Research Output 2012 2019

  • 10 Citations
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Phd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)
27 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Expert knowledge

Release external expertise in collaborative innovation

de Vries, J. J. A. P., 14 Dec 2017, Eindhoven: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. 151 p.

Research output: ThesisPhd Thesis 1 (Research TU/e / Graduation TU/e)

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)
54 Downloads (Pure)

When do they care to share? : how manufacturers make contracted service partners share knowledge

Vries, de, J. J. A. P., Schepers, J. J. L., Weele, van, A. J. & Valk, van der, W., 2014, In : Industrial Marketing Management. 43, 7, p. 1225-1235

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Knowledge sharing
Manufacturing firms
Knowledge transfer
Customer service

Triggering knowledge sharing behavior of customer-facing service partners : the influence of contract setup and relationship quality

Vries, de, J. J. A. P., Schepers, J. J. L., Valk, van der, W. & Weele, van, A. J., 2012, Proceedings of the 21st Annual IPSERA Conference : Purchasing and Supply Management in a Changing World, 1-4 April 2012, Naples, Italy. Esposito, E. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademic

Student theses

Triggering innovative behavior of customer-facing service providers: the influence of contract setup and relationship quality

Author: de Vries, J., 31 May 2011

Supervisor: van Weele, A. (Supervisor 1), van der Valk, W. (Supervisor 2) & Schepers, J. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master