Harold Goddijn

Harold Goddijn

CEO, TomTom

Harold Goddijn is the Chief Executive Officer of TomTom and a member of its Management Board. He is an entrepreneur and innovator who co-founded TomTom in 1991, having previously founded Psion Netherlands BV in 1989 as a joint venture with Psion Plc.
TomTom created the easy-to-use navigation device, one of the most influential inventions of all time. Since then, the company has grown from a start-up into a leading global location technology specialist that shapes mobility and an autonomous future with navigation software, real-time maps, traffic and services.


Because of Harold’s vision and leadership, the business today includes industry-leading location-based products, embedded automotive navigation solutions, innovative personal navigation devices and apps. TomTom is shaping the future of driving with the most innovative technologies to improve driving today and completely change it tomorrow.

Harold is chair of the Comité voor Financiering, advising the Dutch Minister of Finance. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Amsterdam. In 2016, Harold was knighted in the Royal Order of Orange-Nassau.