Sebastian, CEO of Kreditech, is a serial entrepreneur with a MSc. from London School of Economics and working experience from Rocket Internet, where he was managing global expansion. Sebastian can use Excel and Powerpoint without a mouse and recharges his iPhone roughly 5 times a day.
Alexander, CTO of Kreditech, developed quant trading algorithms at a Lichtenstein Hedgefund prior to serving as CTO consultant at Rocket Internet. He holds a double Bsc. from University St. Gallen and can calculate faster than you can with a calculator. Challenges are accepted.
Rene, CFO of Kreditech, brings in financial and entrepreneurial expertise with 20 years in banking and 15 years of experience in building companies. He previously worked for top-notch companies across Europe, including McKinsey & Company, Citibank, dooyoo Group, and IEG – Investment Banking. With his background in corporate finance and strategic management he leads the global financial strategy of Kreditech.
Daniel, CMO of Kreditech, has been advertising privately in the Internet ever since the banner was invented. He worked at the leading German online performance agency prior to joining Kreditech as second employee in early 2012. He also is a feared NERF gun and super soaker sniper in the Kreditech castle.
Tobias, COO of Kreditech, was one of the building forces at Bigpoint. He helped the company to grow in 5 years from 80 to 1,000 employees and to grow from 5 to 32 countries. Besides that, he also has a highly experienced background in Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Andrew, Head of Business Development at Kreditech not only holds the job title most people would ever understand but is overseeing new Biz Dev, Risk and Operations. He worked in New Business Development department at Macqauire Bank after graduating from London School of Economics. His origins lie in South Africa, which means he learned how to surf and play Rugby right before walking.
Oliver, CIO at Kreditech does not look like most CIOs in outdated suits, grey hair and bad ties. Neither does he act like one, Oliver is an entreneurial-minded Physicist, who successfully studied financial modelling for 5 years and founded Quantea, an algorithm-based trading strategy for FX-markets. Oliver is really annoyed that Excel constantly crashes when he is just forecasting some million cashflows.
Jon Soberg (Board Member)
Jon is the Managing Director of Blumberg Capital, a renowned Silicon Valley based VC firm with solid experience in the Financial Services industry. He has over 17 years of experience as an investor, entrepreneur, and operational executive. Prior to joining Blumberg Capital, Jon held CEO, COO and CFO positions at several startups. What he brings to the Kreditech Party: Global network, fintech experience, scaling knowhow, extensive support on many fronts.
Heiko Hubertz (Board Member)
Heiko is the founder and former CEO (until 10/2012) of bigpoint, which he scaled from a garage-size startup to one of the most successful browser gaming companies worldwide with more than 200 million active players and a valuation of 600mn USD (last disclosed valuation in 2011). What he brings to the Kreditech Party: He’s been there, done that – greatest advice comes from successful entrepreneurs who knows the questions and answers of a startup in scaling globally.
Pawel Chudinski (Board Member)
Pawel is the Managing Director of Point 9 Capital, an early stage and SaaS-focused Berlin VC. Before co-founding Point Nine Capital in 2011, Pawel was a co-founder and partner at Team Europe where he led Team Europe’s investment activities. Prior to that, Pawel worked as an associate for the US investment banking firm Greenhill & Co. in Frankfurt and London. What he brings to the Kreditech Party: A unique combination of strategic sharepness, banking industry knowhow and Polish network.