About The Speaker
After multiple stops in the startup scene, Max joined WhatAVenture as one of the first employees and has since then helped growing the team to more than 30 people in 4 countries before becoming the Lead Partner in Germany. Over the past years he has developed and implemented innovation strategies - from niche champions up to multinational corporates alike - across sectors like energy, logistics, automotive and finance. He’s got personal project experiences with the many companies, among them with A1 Telekom Austria Group, Audi AG, Adidas AG, Continental, Volkswagen AG, Wien Energie GmbH. His key areas of expertise are innovation management, intrapreneurship, synergies between corporates and startups as well as open innovation around technologies. He regularly mentors and speaks for innovation and startup initiatives such as Founder Institute, Entrepreneurship Avenue, Innov8r, Elevate, Nexuslab, Skinnovation, Startup Live and Pioneers Festival.