SPEAKER 2024

Welcome to the premier gathering of minds and innovation at our Hinterland of Things 2024 Conference! This year, we are proud to spotlight an exceptional lineup of speakers who are at the forefront of their fields, ready to share their insights, breakthroughs, and visions for the future.

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Nora Usunjan
Client Solutions Manager
Meta
Sophia Tran
Founder & CEO
Spotlight! Ventures
Charlotte Kufus
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Flank
Marcos Raiser do Ó
Head of DACH & CEE
Stripe
Zarah Bruhn
Founder & CEO
socialbee
Pascal Salmen
Co-Founder & Managing Director
acto
Jan-Hendrik Goldbeck
Managing Director
Goldbeck
Tilo Bonow
Founder, CEO & Investor
PIABO Communications
Annette Weisbach
Correspondent
CNBC
Thorsten Giersch
Editor-in-Chief
DUP Unternehmer-Medien
Sascha Lobo
Media/ AI - Expert
Rene Klein
CEO
Für-Gründer.de
Christoph Berner
Founder & Managing Director
Cosuno
Daniel Khachab
Co-Founder & CEO
Choco
Miriam Meckel
Co-Founder & CEO
ada Learning
Dan Ram
Host
Hinterland Stage
Ninon Latzitis
Director HR Operations & Occupational Health Management
Allianz
Nadine Schimroszik
Tech Correspondent
Handelsblatt
Thies Hofmann
Managing Partner
Bridgemaker
Sarah Brunswig
Senior Projekt- und Marketingmanager
OMR Education
Lisa Ksienrzyk
Editor
WirtschaftsWoche
Greta Buschhaus
Journalist
Florida Factual
Dr. Uwe Jean Heuser
Publisher
ZEIT für Unternehmer
Jannis Neunecker
Senior Sales Development Representative
Personio
Dr. Annika von Mutius
CEO & Co-Founder
Empion
Michael Fritz
Co-Founder, Activist
Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli
Vanessa Weber
CEO
Werkzeug Weber
Céline Flores Willers
Host
Hinterland & Founders Stage
Anja Müller
Family Business Correspondent
Handelsblatt
Farina Schurzfeld
Founder & Managing Partner
AndRobin
Dawa Tarchin Phillips
Founder & CEO
TAIWA
Solveig Rathenow
Head of Economics
Business Insider
Antonia Munte
Founder
Maxima Communications
Manuel Koch
Slack
Principal Solution Engineer
Magdalena Oehl
Co-Founder
Talent Rocket & Board member Startup Verband e.V.
Marie-Helene Ametsreiter
General Partner
Speedinvest
Judith Peterka
AI Expert
Federal Administration of Germany
Shuhrat Ashurov
Co-Founder
randevu.tech
Andreas Sennheiser
CEO
Sennheiser electronic
Anna-Sophia Kouparanis
Co-Founder
Bloomwell Group
Alona Kharchenko
Co-Founder & CTO
Devanthro
Frédéric du Bois-Reymond
Partner
Earlybird-X
Philipp Klöckner
Investor, Advisor, Podcast Host
Doppelgänger TechTalk Podcast
Carsten Salling
General Partner
Dreamcraft Ventures
Wiebke Hörisch
Client Advisor Wealth Management, Vice President
Rothschild & Co Wealth Management
Tina Dreimann
Founder & Managing Director
better ventures
Lena Waltle
Head of Technology
The Pioneer
Florian Nielsen
Director AI & Data, Smart Home
Miele
Frank Seidensticker
Managing Director
Seidensticker
Fabian Kracht
Founder & Managing Director
mesakumo
Hector Ibarra
Principal Solutions Architect
AWS
Frank Thelen
Founder & CEO
Freigeist Capital
Thomas Neumann
Head of KIT Gründerschmiede
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
Johannes Velling
Director General "Digitalization, Startups"
Ministry for Economics, NRW
Philip Specht
Partner
AENU
Claudius Jablonka
Co-Founder & General Partner
10x Founders
Andrea Müller
Head of Marketing and Business Development
Carl Knauber
Isabelle Gardt
CEO & Head of Marketing
OMR
David Oudsandji
Co-Founder & CEO
Voltfang
Martin Böhringer
Co-Founder & CEO
Staffbase
Gülsah Wilke
Partner/Head of German Office DN Capital
Co-Founder/Managing Director 2hearts
Julia Stoetzel
Founder & CEO
Junicorn Consulting
Katharina Götzen
Corporate Innovation Manager
PwC Germany
Jan Reichelt
Founding Partner & General Partner
10x Founders
Christian Buchenau
Partner
SquareOne
Dr. Heiner Lang
CEO
WAGO
Elisa Hertzler
CEO & Founder
Peers Solutions
Johannes Müller
Founder & CEO
Workpath
Kerstin Hochmüller
CEO
Marantec Group
Jan Thomas
Founders & CEO
Startup Insider
David Reger
CEO & Founder
Neura Robotics
Dr. Florian Heinemann
Founding Partner
Project A
Fredrik Harkort
Co-Founder & CEO
cleverly.de
Maximilian Sachse
Business Editor
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Jasper Roll
Managing Director
Haufe Group Ventures
Cassie Yusofi
CEO & Co-Founder
Aimars
Valérie Bures
Partner
XAnge
Gesa Miczaika
Founding Partner
Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund
Eva Wiecko
Head of Equity Market Solutions Germany
Rothschild & Co
Christian Zipp
Diversification Lead
Weber Group
Frauke von Polier
CPO
Viessmann
Thomas Bachem
Founder & Managing Director
CODE University
Janna Linke
Chief on duty & presenter
ntv News
Florian Nöll
Partner & EMEA Startups, Scaleups & Venturing Leader
PwC Germany
Hakan Koç
Founder & CEO
1GLOBAL
Benjamin Wilkening
Partner
Earlybird Vision Lab
Eva-Valérie Gfrerer
CEO & Co-Founder
Morphais
Rouven Dresselhaus
Co-Founder & Managing Partner
Cavalry Ventures
Ulf Valentin
Head of Strategy
Convidera
Stefan Peukert
Founder & CEO
Masterplan.com
Nina Koch
Director Customer Success Central Europe
Slack
Georg Meck
Editor-in-chief
Focus Magazin Verlag
Dr. Brigitte Mohn
Member of the Executive Board
Bertelsmann Stiftung
Markus Peter
Partner
Etribes
Katharina Weber
CEO
Negotiation Advisory Group
Maybrit Martschin
Journalist
Gründerszene
Andrea Ketzer
Director Technology Strategy, Automotive & Manufacturing
Amazon Web Services
Jan Lozek
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Future Energy Ventures
Sarah Heuberger
Journalist
manager magazin
Léa Steinacker
Co-Founder & CIO
ada Learning
Patrick Klingberg
Entrepreneur
Digitaler Architekt
Isabel Poppek
CEO & Co-Founder
Alpas
Verena Pausder
Chairwoman of the Management
Board Startup Verband
Elisabeth L’Orange
Co-Founder & CCO
Oxolo
Trutz von der Trenck
CEO & Co-Founder
green account
Alexander Leuchte
Principal / Practice Lead AI
Etribes
Antonia Götsch
Editor-in-Chief
Harvard Business Manager
Sonia Amend
Investment Manager & Partner Manager
EWOR
Max Honig
CEO
Appinio
Miriam Wohlfarth
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Banxware
Lena Weirauch
Co-Founder & CEO
ai-omatic
Hannah Schwär
Tech editor
Capital Magazin
Jan Tönnißen
Head of Digital Technologies
Bayer
Martin Kraft
Vice President Sales EMEA & APAC
DRUID AI
Gregor Kolls
Co-Founder & CEO
Filics
Alexander Rösch
Lead Ecosystem Expert Hub
PwC
Florian Gontek
Editor
DER SPIEGEL
Carsten Coesfeld
Member of the Executive Board
Bertelsmann
Jan Pannenbäcker
Co-Founder & CEO
Metaloop
Benedikt Bösel
Farmer & Managing Director
Gut und Bösel, Finck Stiftung
Nina Mannheimer
Co-Founder & CPO
Klim