Your Key Note speakers, Mentors and Coaches


Axel Heinemann, Moderator and Digital Expert

Serial biotech and digital tech investor, 20 years Boston Consulting group, PhD Biotechnology,  Founder of GetSpeed, CEO of MasterMind Advisory Services, Seed Investor in Digital & Health Start-ups.


Tobias Wittich Key Note Speaker

Founder and Managing Director of The Place Berlin.

Tobias studied business at LMU in Munich and received his MBA from Columbia Business School in New York with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Finance. He worked for more than 12 years at several top management consulting firms in Germany, Switzerland and Japan. In late 2009 while working at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Zurich he decided that working with young ambitious entrepreneurs would be much more rewarding, challenging and thus fulfilling. Since then he moved to Berlin and is an active Business Angel engaged in diverse industries.


Dr. rer.nat. Pauline Schumacher will act as Mentor and Coach

Pauline provides a strong academic and professional background in Life Sciences, Translational Medical Research and entrepreneurial education gained at the University Hospital of Cologne, Germany, the Ecole Normale Superieure in Lyon, France and at the Genetics Department at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York.

Throughout her career, Pauline has achieved excellence by employing state of the art technologies and combining intellectual competence in problem solving with taking initiative in forming high performing teams.


Adam Osieka, Key Note Speaker on Nürburgring & Technology

Co-Founder & CEO of GetSpeed Performance Center and multiple winner of the Porsche Endurance Championsship.


Susanne Coenen will act as Mentor

Susanne is the head of the design agency “Lockstoff Design“. Lockstoff Design offers the entire range of skills required for successful branding in print and digital communication, from the development of strategies through conception and design to the implementation of complex corporate design processes. As a result, the agency has won more than 80 national and international awards.


Przemek PM Mikus will act as Mentor

Entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in Software, IT and telecommunication. He has created Liki Mobile Solutions because of passion to New Technologies and possibilities to take part in processes that changes the world to a better one. Liki with it's software development and software developers supports consortia, companies, scaleups, and startups located all across the Globe such as Germany, USA and New Zealand. One can find software created by Liki in eHealth, Automotive and other business verticals.

View more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/przemekmikus/


Andreas Zetzsche will act as Mentor and Coach

Andreas G. Zetzsche has been Group Head of M&A at RWE until October 2016.

Aside of other engagement he currently acts as Advisor to the Board of Management of innogy SE.  

Before joining the RWE Group in 1997, Mr. Zetzsche had various corporate finance functions at the Chase Manhattan Bank in Frankfurt, New York and London. Andreas is an expert in finance and M&A.


Mohammad Shehadeh Msc. will act as  Mentor and Coach

Mohammad is a researcher in the field of human-robot interactions within Industry 4.0 at the Cybernetics Lab IMA/ZLW & IfU at RWTH Aachen University; his background is Computer Aided Conception in Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics Engineering. His contributions are characterised by developing integrated solutions with the simultaneous consideration of ergonomics and advanced technologies. Moreover, he is involved in the healthcare through data analytics of diagnostics, care and curing data; and going a step further to develop business models and exploring entrepreneurial opportunities.


Aleksandar Stofanovic, Key note speaker and Mentor

Aleksander is Co-Founder at AVA, revolutionizing personal and public safety with deep data and artificial intelligence. Serial entrepreneur in digital, mobile, and social tech with exits to Bertelsmann, Namco, and Publicis. Envisions and implements innovation within complex and regulated markets. Advises selected enterprises and their leaders during skunkworks, underground, transformation, and venture development projects.


Nicole Slink will act as Mentor

Nicole is the head of the design agency “Lockstoff Design“. Lockstoff Design offers the entire range of skills required for successful branding in print and digital communication, from the development of strategies through conception and design to the implementation of complex corporate design processes. As a result, the agency has won more than 80 national and international awards.


Jan Ekiel will act as Mentor

Entrepreneur and IT manager with over 20 years of experience in Software, IT and telecommunication. Over 10 years’ experience in R&D IT projects in Orange Labs (Orange Group) in e-health, accessibility and customer care areas. From 4 years he develops the software house  Liki Mobile Solutions: software developers R&D team on demand for innovation projects. Jan is cofounder and CEO of the Liki. Together with people full of passion: software architects, graphical designers, project managers, IT ninjas and team angels he builds great and valuable IT solutions for: health, telecommunication, automotive business verticals.

View more: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jan-ekiel-a1998a4

 


Prof. Dr. rer. nat.Wilhelm Stork will act as Mentor

He is Head of the Institute for Information Processing Technologies of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies. He is an expert and researcher on (wireless) sensor networks, optical sensors for industrial automation (optoelectronic sensoric) in medicine and technology development.

His curiosity and drive towards applied science, his push towards entrepreneurial thinking while fully committed to science and research led to various start ups and spin offs from KIT under his leadership.


Dr. Ing. Christoph Beck will act as Mentor and Coach

Christoph leads the technical development at Corevas and has a PhD in Electrical Engineering. Christoph is experienced in technical R&D and MedTech in the fields of portal and wireless unit for human vital signs, portal neurostimulators, infusion pumps, defibrillators, ECG, and pulse oximeter, including deep knowledge in medical device development.