Simon Bootsma (1966) is CEO and co-founder of Comon Invent. Comon Invent offers services based on an in-house developed online monitoring technology for the detection on anomalies in the chemical air composition (trace gas detection). After completing his study in Electronics Engineering, Simon Bootsma started his career at the Delft Institute of Microelectronics and Systems (DIMES) a research institute of the Delft University of Technology in 1990. In 1995 he raised a Techno start-up in Delft aiming at the research and development of smart sensor systems. This start-up has been matured into Comon Invent.