My entrepreneur existence start at the age of 19. As a serial entrepreneur I founded different companies in the field of Service Delivery’s, Web 2.0, Digital Enterprise and Real Estate.
After winning the prestigious award „New York Times Young Entrepreneur of the year“ for outstanding entrepreneurial achievements in 2001, I accompanied different leading industry companies in different processes like sales turnarounds, eCommerce set-ups, restructuring/reorganisation and digital development.
My passion and skills are clearly within the field of building organizations, leading teams and organizations, combined with cooperative leadership and a „leading by example“ mentality.
Visionary Entrepreneur, Sales- and Commercial leader who delivers sustainable growth, shareholder value and best-in-class consumer experiences for brands and industries . Strong team building and motivation skills, connecting digital with retail environments to deliver full consumer experience.
Self-starter with extraordinary interpersonal, presentation and communication skills. Driven-to-win team player with hands on attitude. Able to build partnerships and develop high performing teams across functions and territories. Strategic thinker and multiple honored entrepreneur with talent to combining business acumen with creativity and execution.
I don’t concern myself with awards. I’d been to the party enough times to know it really didn’t matter.
Anyhow I won a couple of those:
2011 – Koshland Award for outstanding achievement, Levi Strauss & Co.
2011 – Excellence Award for exceptional performance, Levi Strauss & Co.
2008 – Der Kopf hinter der Idee (The brain behind the Idea), W&V – Werben&Verkaufen
2007 – Matthias Weber Award by the state of Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany)
2001 – Young Entrepreneur of the Year for outstanding entrepreneurial achievements, New York Times
There is variety press coverage in different languages from my person all around the world. I try to handle the „less is more“ approach. Here a few PR releases:
You can meet me also as a speaker or attendee on global conferences like iStrategy, TechCrunch Disrupt or the LeWeb.
c/o RA Jan Zimmermann
Nadorster Straße 125-127
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