About us

Our mission

Our planet is under pressure. Real time insights into the Earth’s forests, trees and natural ecosystems is needed to make better decisions about nature, mitigate climate change and protect the biodiversity of our planet. 

Overstory is on a mission to become the standard in planet intelligence. Monitoring all natural resources on Earth in real-time.

Meet our team

Indra den Bakker

CEO & CO-FOUNDER

Indra has a background in Business Mathematics and Informatics. Before co-founding Overstory, Indra worked as a Data Scientist and is the author of ‘Python Deep Learning Cookbook’. On a mission to enable advancements in AI to make our planet a better place.

Anniek Schouten

COO & CO-FOUNDER

Anniek has a background in Business Strategy and Psychology and worked as a consultant for leading Dutch multinationals before co-founding Overstory. Anniek believes technology will contribute to a more sustainable planet.

Roelof Pieters

CTO & CO-FOUNDER

Roelof has a background in Computer Science and Anthropology and formerly CEO & co-founder of creative.ai. Roelof also runs Sunshine Lab, a sustainable design studio, and AI network Stockholm.ai. Roelof believes that thoughtful technology can help bring about a sustainable future.

David de Meij

DATA SCIENTIST

David holds a Master degree in Interaction Technology and a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering and Management. David is convinced that by applying Machine Learning we can have a large positive impact on solving our most pressing problems such as climate change.

Rochelle Silva​

RADAR & GIS RESEARCHER

Rochelle has a Master in Biomedical Engineering. Previous to Overstory she worked as a Data Scientist in Portugal. Rochelle applies her processing images and research experience for Overstory. Using data for good is her biggest motivation.


Fiona Spruill

CHIEF PRODUCT OFFICER

Fiona was most recently COO of Meetup, where she was responsible for product, design, business strategy, sales and customer support. Before that, she was an editor at The New York Times. Fiona believes that working to solve our climate crisis is the most important mission of our time, and the most exciting problem to be working on in tech.

Lorenzo Riches


DATA SCIENTIST

Lorenzo is en engineer interested in building production-grade machine learning products. Before joining Overstory, Lorenzo was a Data Scientist at the World Food Programme. Outside working hours Lorenzo loves being in nature, something he wants to help protect.

Arsha Yuditha Amiranti

GIS SPECIALIST

Arsha has a Master degree in Geoinformatics and Geodesy. She incorporates geospatial information and technology for a purposeful change in society.


Elvira Garkava


BUSINESS DEVELOPER

Elvira has a Bachelor degree in Business Innovations and background in UX Design. She is passionate about environmental technologies, design and mindfulness. Elvira believes that sustainable technologies will transform the future.

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