Kees Klomp (1968) studied political science and communication at the University of Amsterdam. Klomp worked as a marketing consultant for the renowned international consulting networks BBDO, Y & R and TBWA. Since 2006, Klomp has focused exclusively on meaningful employment. Klomp has a Buddhist philosophy toward life and has written several books about the cross-section between Buddhism and business: Verlichting in Business, Karmanomics and Bloei. Klomp recently published the Handboek Betekenisvol Ondernemen and is currently working on a new book with the working title, HappiMess.