Friday 8th November, 2013
3:15pm to 3:30pm
Bjoern Herrmann is an expert on data driven decision making and data services. He's the founder of Compass, a company with the mission of transforming the world of business from gut to data driven. In this talk he will share the insights of what builds up a relevant startup ecosystem.
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 nonprofit ventures in Germany, Bangladesh & the US. He also worked as an executive in Russia for one year for a midsized 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, Pioneers Festival, Int. Startup Festival) 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. Bjoern’s personal passion or “leitmotif” is: unleashing human potential. His higher purpose is to strive to maximize the capitalization of every single individual.
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