Max Ditzel

“Today’s companies want to execute the big ideas of tomorrow.”

Max Ditzel is the CEO and managing partner at WhatAVenture, a leading corporate venture builder in the German-speaking region. His key areas of expertise are innovation strategy, synergies between corporates and startups, as well as go2market strategies for new ventures. Through his role, he is guiding a team of 30+ hands-on entrepreneurs, business developers, growth wizards, and passionate innovators across 3 countries, who work together to build the ventures of tomorrow with leading corporations. He has a track record of designing and implementing innovation strategies at over 30 different companies ranging from Hidden Champions to Fortune 500 across Europe and guiding more than 250 innovation projects to success.