Speaker 2019

Felix Thönnessen

Felix Thönnessen is Germany's best-known founder and start-up coach. With his bestseller "Successfully Founding a Company" and his work as a successful investor, he has also turned the topic of "start-ups" into his personal passion. After more than 1,000 accompanied start-ups, Felix Thönnessen knows what it takes to get started as an entrepreneur.


Heribert Gathof

Heribert Gathof is a driving force for strategy, leadership and innovation. In particular, he is an expert in parallel organization startup/traditional company. In total, he has over 30 years of professional experience in large corporations such as Grey, Wick Pharma, Kraft, Proctor & Gamble, including 15 years as managing director of Eckes-granini.


Dr. Michael Schmid

Dr. Michael Schmid holds a degree in physics and is a patent attorney and authorized representative before the European Patent Office. He provides prospective entrepreneurs with everything they need to know about patent and intellectual property rights.


Immanuel Bär

Immanuel Bär is a co-founder and deputy managing director of ProSec Networks. A former employer is one of the largest insurers in Germany. At 36 years he already has 15 years of IT experience. He has specialised in social engineering with a humanistic, old-language background.