SpinLab Core Team

Eric Weber
Managing Director & Co-Founder

Following positions at B2B- businesses in IT and wholesale he worked for 2,5 years at HHL and the SMILE startup initiative in the field of entrepreneurship and as freelance consultant. He holds a MSc from Leipzig University and a PhD

from HHL.

Matthew McDermott
Innovation & Business Development Manager

Matthew has advised companies on business model innovation, sustainability and crowdfunding in Egypt, India and Germany. He studied Philosophy & Economics in Bayreuth and worked as Dealflow-Manager

for Seedmatch  

before joining SpinLab.

Shawn Segundo, our Online Marketing & Event Manager
Shawn Segundo
Online Marketing & Events Manager

Shawn brings his experience from working as a marketing consultant in both the United States & Germany. He studied graphic design and international marketing in both Las Vegas and Boston, and brings this total skill set to the SpinLab.

Viola Oberacker
Team Assistant

Viola holds a Bachelor in Media Science and Sociology. She worked in public relations and event management in the cultural sector and is now doing a master´s degree in general management at HTWK Leipzig.

Marina Chkolnikov
Team Assistant

Marina has a M.Sc. in Biochemistry and is currently studying General Management at HTWK Leipzig. She worked in intersectional fields such as the business development and PR of scientific research institutes.

Tatiana Iakovleva
Office Assistant

Tatiana joins our team from Russia. She works as an office assistant to ensure the facilities and operations of the SpinLab are kept in order. 

		
	
Prof. Dr. Rayan Abdullah
Professor

HGB Leipzig, Markenbau

		
	
Prof. Dr. Gunnar Auth
Professor & IT- management expert

HfT Leipzig

		
	
Dr. iur. hc. Rainer M. Bähr
Managing Director

ARTOS Beteiligungs-
gesellschaft

		
	
Dr. Mathias Bank
Founder & CEO

Repalogic

		
	
Stefan Benndorf
Chief Operating Officer

Applift

		
	
Bjoern Bauermeister
Björn Bauermeister, CFA
Business Angel
		
	
Dr. Alexander Braun
Managing Partner
		
	
Constanze Buchheim
Founder, CEO

i-potentials

		
	
Leif Christian Cropp
Senior International Expansion Manager

E.ON Connecting Energies

		
	
Sören Frost
Founder & CEO

Gründernest

		
	
Steffen Fischer
Inhaber

FISCHER druck&medien

		
	
Dirk Frohnert, CFA
Business Angel
		
	
Caspar von Gadow
Director

Treuenfels GmbH

		
	
Dr. Nick Golovin
Founder & CEO

Datavirtuality

		
	
Tobias A. Habbig
Business Angel

 

		
	
Hagen Habicht
Managing Director

Digital Impact Labs Leipzig GmbH

		
	
Karl-Michael Hanisch
Business Angel

 

		
	
Achim Hartig
Managing Director Investor Consulting

Germany Trade & Invest

		
	
Christian Hetke
Co-Founder & Managing Director

Futalis

		
	
Karolin Hewelt
Co Founder

RCKT.

		
	
Alexander Hiller
Serial Entrepreneur
		
	
Matthias Hoffmann
Patent lawyer

Maikowski & Ninnemann Patentanwälte

		
	
Sebastian Janus
Founder & Managing Director
		
	
Daniela Keckeis
Actress

Schauspielhaus Leipzig

		
	
Prof. Dr. Manfred Kirchgeorg
Professor & marketing expert

HHL

		
	
Jochen Klüppel
Partner

Grazia Equity

		
	
Lennart Koch
Founder & CEO

taskforce - Management on Demand

		
	
Björn Kolbmüller
Co-Founder & Serial Entrepreneur

Looplabs

		
	
Daniel Köllner
CEO

ZappChoice

		
	
Alexander Kölpin
Partner

WestTech Ventures

		
	
Tim Koschella
Co-Founder & Partner

Hitfox Group, Applift

		
	
Tobias Körner
Account Manager

Frische Fische

		
	
Mario Körösi
Founder & Partner

ideentransfer

		
	
Jens Köster
Sales & Business Expert

Freelance

		
	
Joachim Kürten
Partner

taskforce - Management on Demand

		
	
Prof. Dr. Alexander Lahmann
Professor & valuation expert

HHL

		
	
Constance Landsberg
CEO

Skoobe

		
	
Matthias Lehmann
CEO

Saxess AG

		
	
Fabian Leipelt
Business Analyst

WestTech Ventures

		
	
Dr. László Nagy
Partner

taskforce - Management on Demand

 

		
	
Dr. Karsten Otte
Managing Partner
		
	
Michael Petersen
CEO

labelfarm GmbH (smow.de)

		
	
Falk Reimann
Berater

Sächsische Aufbaubank

		
	
Jörg Rheinboldt
CEO

Axel Springer Plug and Play

		
	
Steve Riedel
Vice President

GACCCA

		
	
Björn Röber
Business Angel

 

		
	
Nikolas Samios
Nikolas Samios
Chief Investment Officer

German Startups Group, Berlin

		
	
Karsten Schaal
Founder & CEO

food.de

		
	
Martin Schlichte
Founder & CEO

Lecturio

		
	
Dr. Jens Schmidt-Sceery
Partner

Quarton International

		
	
Bettine Schmitz
Direktor

Axel Springer Plug and Play

		
	
Stefan Schneider
Wirtschaftsprüfer, Senior Manager

KPMG

		
	
Stefan Schreiber
Rechtsanwalt Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle

		
	
Sören Schuster
Managing Director

TGFS Venture

		
	
Bernd Schröder
Manager Group Industrial Design

VDI

		
	
Philipp Schüler
Associate

Brunswick Group

		
	
Paul Schwarzenholz
Co-Founder & Serial Entrepreneur

Looplabs

		
	
Albert Schwarzmeier
Serial Entrepreneur, CEO

ad2games

		
	
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schwetzler
Professor & Financial Expert

HHL

		
	
Max Seelemann
Max Seelemann
Executive Director

The Soulmen

		
	
Dr. Philipp Semmer
Founding Partner

Motu Ventures

		
	
Ina von Spies
Founder

Logovis Corporate Communications

		
	
Thomas Streipert
Thomas Streipert
Actor

thomasstreipert.de

		
	
Antje Strom
Wirtschaftsprüfer Partner

KPMG

		
	
Prof. Dr. Stephan Stubner
Professor & Business Angel

HHL, Monkfish Equity

		
	
Prof. Dr. Vivek Velamuri
Professor & business model expert

HHL

		
	
Christian Vogel
CEO/CRO

Investor

		
	
Dr. Juliane Voigtmann
Rechtsanwältin Senior Associate

CMS Hasche Sigle

		
	
Katja von der Burg
Founder & CEO

Projecter Online Marketing

		
	
Dr. Felix von Grega
Head of Strategic Marketing

Hilti Deutschland AG

		
	
Friedrich von Ploetz
Founder & CEO

SunCoal Industries

		
	
Mario Wentzel
Head of Social Media

rekordmarke

		
	
Michael Wieser
Investment Manager

High-Tech Gründerfonds

		
	
Andreas Wolkau
Founder & CEO

Wolkau Interim Management

 

		
	
Christian Wotjak
Steuerberater, Director

KPMG

		
	
Lars Wulfken
Principal Product Manager

Amazon Web Services

		
	
Christian Zagrodnick
CEO

Flying Circus

		
	
Markus Zapke-Gründemann
CEO

transcode

		
	
Dr. Jörg Zätzsch
Rechtsanwalt Partner

CMS Hasche Sigle

		
	
Mario Zimmermann
Unternehmer, Business Angel
		
	
Steffen Zoller
Founder & CEO

care.com Europe GmbH

 

... and many more will be added soon.