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Strategic adviser, board member, entrepreneur and lawyer within Berlin's tech scene · former General Counsel and CCO of Rocket Internet SE, heading its supervisory board after being a member thereof · advising digital portfolio companies of a renowned private equity company · headed Kloeckner's digital activities of both kloeckner.i and kloeckner.v (Kloeckner's own corporate venturing company) · served on 15+ board seats in various enterprises · admitted to the German Bar as a lawyer (University of Göttingen), holding a Ph.D. (Dr.iur. from University of Kiel) as well as an EMBA (Kellogg-WHU) · active member of an organization for children in need · advisory board member of WHU (Master of Entrepreneurship).
Strategic and R&D adviser to various multinational companies heading digital transformation projects in North America, Europe and the Middle East · PI of the KAUST Computational Sciences Group · PI of the High Fidelity Algorithmics Group at Stanford University's CS Department within the Max Planck Center VCC · studied computer science and physics at the University of Bonn and at the US East Coast holding a Ph.D. in Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Dr.rer.nat.) from the University of Bonn, and did postdoctoral studies at Caltech in computational mathematics · ongoing research is focusing on highly sophisticated, intelligent algorithms and principled computational methods targeting computer simulations · received several prestigious scholarships and academic honors.
Founder of Arago serving as CEO building a general AI and positioning Arago's AI HIRO™ as a platform to reinvent business models in the digital age · strategic corporate and political adviser, and angel investor · serves on the Digital Council established by the fourth cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel advising the German government on the important matters of digitization · studied computer science at ETH Zürich and at the Technical University of Darmstadt graduating with a degree in IT · ongoing research is focusing on graph theory, machine reasoning and machine learning.
Co-founded CORE serving as MD focusing on developing IT strategies, as well as supporting IT restructuring and development programs · former partner of McKinsey & Company heading European IT Architecture Practice · former Senior Vice President of the SAP AG · served on the managing board of the Software AG · co-founded SPM Technologies (acquired by SAP) and served as CEO of the company · studied IT and German studies · founding member of today's Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of Potsdam.
Founder and CEO of awesome advisors · Venture partner at Earlybird Venture Capital, one of the most experienced and largest VC funds in Europe with assets under management of over 1 billion euros · served as MD and corporate spokesperson for Rocket Internet SE as a member of the senior leadership helping to grow the company from a small startup to a multi-billion dollar public listed tech enterprise with 35,000 employees around the globe · former digital coordinator and spokesperson for Axel Springer SE supporting Axel Springer's outstanding successful transformation into Europe's leading digital publisher · serving as senior adviser to Hering Schuppener, the leading strategic communications adviser in Germany · serves as a member of the board of directors of Hapimag AG in Switzerland · graduated in history · supports the foundation of the XU Exponential University Potsdam as the chairman of the president's circle.