Bjoern was born in Germany, and has become a recognized entrepreneur and expert on data products, data driven decision making, education, innovation, entrepreneurship and organizational development.
He founded and led 5 for and non profit ventures in Germany, Bangladesh & the US. He also worked as an executive in Russia for one year for a mid sized marketing firm. In his free time he is an advisor to multiple for and non profit (e.g. Startup Canada, Startup Malaysia), a mentor for the Thiel Fellowship, Startup Bootcamp and Spark Labs and a speaker at various conferences (e.g Strata & Hadoop World, DLD, GES, Pioneers Festival, International Startup Festival, Almedalen) and Universities (e.g. Stanford, Oxford, Cambridge, SU). He is also a member of the Sandbox Network, the WEF GS and the Silicon Valley Leadership group. He is actively engaged into German, European and US politics on the issues of entrepreneurship and immigration.
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