Before Joerg was CEO of Axel Springer Plug and Play since 2013. AS PnP has invested into more than 100 companies like N26, Zizoo, Blogfoster and Careship. Joerg started his first company denkwerk in 1994. In 1999 he confounded Alando.de AG which was acquired by ebay six months later. After 5 years as ebay.de Managing Director Joerg started to invest as a business angel. In 2007 Joerg cofounded betterplace.org. Joerg is active board member at several companies and on the entrepreneurial board of WHU, ESCP and Zeppelin universities. He co-authored the book „Simply Seven“ about online business models and he helped to bring TEDx to Germany.
Achieving gender parity has never been more important than in this pivotal time of humanity being affected by emerging technologies, new ways of working and evolving ecosystems. The panel discusses about the untapped potential of women in tech-based roles and female entrepreneurship leading to concrete call for action – for women and men.