Joost Ouwerkerk


Joost Ouwerkerk is the Co-Founder and Head of B2B Engineering at Hopper. In his role, Joost leads a global team focused on the development of Hopper Cloud, Hopper’s B2B initiative. He recently played a critical role in the creation of Capital One Travel, Capital One’s new travel portal which brings Hopper’s best-in-class technology and capabilities to Capital One cardholders. Joost previously worked in Product Management at Expedia and Software Engineering at Newtrade Technologies (acquired by Expedia in 2002). Joost attended McGill University and has graduate degrees from the University of Amsterdam and the Ecole de technologie supérieure (ETS) in Montreal.

My Sessions

Why Every SaaS Organization Will Be a Fintech Company – Sponsored by Roynat/Scotiabank

BetaKit Keynote Stage

In the next decade, it has been predicted that nearly every company will significantly boost revenue by offering new financial services.  In this session you’ll hear from three of Canada’s fastest-growing SaaS companies, Hopper, Ceridian and Lightspeed, and learn how they have taken advantage of customer needs to add new financial services and drive explosive revenue growth.