Joeri (Yuri) Timmermans

Joeri (Yuri) Timmermans

Joeri (Yuri) has over 20+ years’ experience in the technology industry and has delivered many large complex business and technology projects and programs. He has spent his entire career helping corporates and other organisations innovate and transform to become more agile by closing the gap between business and technology that provides them with a competitive advantage or ability to make a difference.

Since 2018, Joeri (Yuri) is a Lean Startup Ambassador for Lean Startup Co. and Corporate Innovation Mentor for River City Labs


BIGJUMP started in 2010 when they developed a prototype of a federated search platform to assist law firms. He now works across a variety of projects with the development of prototypes and minimum viable products.

For the past 8 years he has been building and testing his own prototypes and the application of Lean Startup and associated methods.


BIGJUMP is helping organisations with their innovation journey through a holistic approach using the latest methodologies and tools.

  • The Lean Startup
  • Business Modelling
  • Customer Development
  • Design Thinking
  • Agile Delivery
  • Teal Management
  • Innovation Strategy
  • Innovation Ecosystem Design

BIGJUMP can help you build a stronger innovation culture in your Enterprise, Startup or Government agency using techniques from around the globe.

Contact us for…

  • In-house Playing Lean Workshops  – 12 to 16 players per session (3 – 8 hours)
  • Corporate Innovation Capability Assessment
  • Innovation & Agile Mindset coaching



In 2016, BIGJUMP was the first to officially introduce Playing Lean to  Australia and Joeri (Yuri) became a certified Playing Lean Facilitator in 2017.

BIGJUMP has been actively involved in the creation of Playing Lean 2.

Connecting with more than 1,000 Brisbane innovators through our Meetup


Learn from other Corporate Entrepreneurs, Professionals and Startup founders that are on the same innovation journey as you. Learning and sharing lessons learned to avoid costly mistakes and deliver results.

BIGJUMP established in 2013 the Meetup Group. Five years later, this group connects over 1,000 Brisbane innovators and has held over 65 successful events

This Meetup is connected to the global ‘Lean Startup Circle‘ Community, 80,000+ members worldwide that aims to tackle real problems. No matter where you are.


Since 2013, BIGJUMP has partnered with Eric Ries’ Lean Startup Co to deliver the annual ‘Lean Startup  Conference’ through a LIVESTREAM direct from San Francisco.

Since 2018, Joeri (Yuri) is a Lean Startup Ambassador and organiser of ‘Brisbane Lean Startup Nights’.

Lean Startup Night is a meetup series designed to help our community connect and swap ideas with one another while learning the nuances of the methodology from our expert network.