Willem Houck, JD, MBA

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, ClariFlow

Willem is the founder and CEO of iDx Ventures, the manufacturer of ClariFlow. ClariFlow aims to eradicate delayed treatment of prostate issues by offering an easy to use and affordable home test.


Willem combines executive leadership skills and expertise with a passion for early stage technology and medical devices ventures.


As an executive at Philips, he was an early leader of Philips’ activities in energy management and lead Philips’s incubators. He then left to become CEO of EV charging infrastructure start-up ParkPod to install the first commercial level II EV chargers in North America.


He is a founder of iValue UAB, developer of a biological pacemaker based on groundbreaking research by Columbia University Medical Center and managing director at Governing Dynamics, a forward looking & pioneering early stage technology venture fund specializing in disruptive Mobile Web Services, Web Exchanges & Market Places & Communications services.
A lawyer by training, he holds a bilingual MBA from Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) in Paris and several senior executive degrees from IMD and INSEAD. A citizen of the USA and the Netherlands, he lives in New York City with his wife and their daughter.