Niels Baas is a seasoned specialist in the field of startups, technology, media and entertainment. In the past, he worked for various international publishers, broadcasters and tech companies, like Sanoma, Viacom and Infostrada. Since 2014 he has been Managing Director of NLZIET, the national online video platform of the Netherlands. NLZIET is the European front runner in the field of local broadcaster collaboration to address international platforms. NLZIET is an alliance between Dutch public broadcaster NPO and the two largest commercial tv networks; RTL and Talpa.