Agenda

This was our Hinterland22 agenda!

Take a look at our highly curated line-up with more than 90 speakers on 4 stages, who discussed the issues of our time.

HINTERLAND STAGE

9.30 AM

OPENING

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Dan
Ram

MC & Host Hinterland Stage

9.40 AM | PANEL

TECHNOLOGY IS LEADING THE WAY: STATUS OF THE GERMAN STARTUP NATION

Verena Pausder

Founder & Investor Pausder Ventures

Christian Miele

Chairman German Startups Association

Larissa Holzki

Handelsblatt

10.00 AM | FIRESIDE CHAT

DIGITAL POLICY IN TIMES OF TRANSFORMATION

Lars Klingbeil

Federal Chairman SPD

Dominik Gross

Co-Founder & Managing Director Founders Foundation gGmbH

Host

10.20 AM

COFFEE BREAK

10.30 AM | KEYNOTE

CREATING VALUE IN AN ESTABLISHED INDUSTRY THROUGH DIGITISATION

Nico Schefenacker

Co-Founder & Managing Director Sennder

10.50 AM | PANEL

WEB 3 – CHANCES OF A DECENTRALIZED SOCIETY

Philipp Sandner

Head of Frankfurt School Blockchain Center

Leonard Dorlöchter

Co-Founder peaq

Anna Graf

Director of NFT

Host

11.15 AM | PANEL

ACCELERATION OUR STRENGTH & RESSOURCES: ON THE WAY TO DIGITAL SOVEREIGNTY

Christine Wang

Director Lufthansa Innovation

Christoph Schuh

Partner Lakestar

Mario Stefan Oelkers

Founder & CEO Brightpoint

Miriam Wohlfarth

Founder Ratepay Founder & Co-CEO Banxware

Varinia Bernau

WiWo

Host

11.50 AM | PANEL

RETHINK AND REBUILD: COMBINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP FROM TWO WORLDS

Klemens Haselsteiner

CEO elect & Chief Digital Officer at STRABAG SE

Christian Hülsewig

Founder & CEO Schüttflix

Henrike Luszick

Founder & CEO bridgemaker

Host

12.10 PM | PANEL

BRINGING TOGETHER OLD AND NEW ECONOMY

Sebastian Pollok

Founding Partner Visionaries Club

Dr. Friedrich Droste

Head of Strategy & Digitalization Bitburger Group
Managing Director Bitburger Ventures

David de Picciotto

Co-Founder Pledge

12.35 PM | EXPERT TALK

THE POWER OF AN OPEN AND CONNECTED WORLD

Brigitte Mohn

Member of the Board Bertelsmann Stiftung

Philipp
von der Wippel

Founder Project Together

Julia Zhou

Co-Founder
Tidal Impact

Lea Vajnorsky

Consulant
Russell Reynolds Associates

Host

13.00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

2.00 PM | PANEL

THE START-UP ECOSYSTEM OF PORSCHE

Mor Eini

Strategic Partnerships & Growth APX

Lena Schrum

Founder & CEO Aware

Johannes Hinsch

Director Digitalization Porsche AG

Christina Kyriasoglou

manager magazin

Host

2.30 PM | KEYNOTE

IMPACT INVESTING – THE BIGGEST OPPORTUNITY OF THIS DECADE

Ferry Heilemann

Managing Partner Pirate Impact

2.45 PM | PANEL

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS TO FOSTER INNOVATION

Anna Granskog

Partner McKinsey & Company

Gerald Pfeifer

CTO Suse

David Block

CFO & COO circulee

Simon Brakhage

Director Hinterland of Things

Host

3.15 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

3.35 PM | EXPERT TALK

LET’S TALK ABOUT THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT ECOSYSTEM

Alice Albizzati

Founding Partner Revaia

Simon Brakhage

Director
Hinterland of Things

Host

3.50 PM | PANEL

BEYOND THE BUBBLE: WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE B2B MARKET?

Alice Albizzati

Founding Partner Revaia

Rouven Dresselhaus

Co-Founder & Managing Partner Cavalry Ventures

Herbert Mangesius

Partner
Vsquared Ventures

Gesa Miczaika

Founding Partner
Auxxo Female Catalyst Fund

Larissa Holzki

Handelsblatt

Host

4.15 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

4.30 PM | FIRE SIDE CHAT

GAMECHANGERS FOR A MODERN WORKING CULTURE

Cal Henderson

Co-Founder Slack

Dan
Ram

MC & Host Hinterland Stage

Host

5.00 PM | PANEL

WHAT IS LEFT FROM THE PAST: THIS IS WHAT WE NEED TO DO NOW

Jolanta Baboulidis

Country Director Twitter

Swantje Allmers

Co-Founder & CEO New Work Masterskills

Thomas Schmidt

CEO
Haniel

Benedikt Müller-Arnold

Süddeutsche Zeitung

Host

5.25 PM | PANEL

FAMILY OWNED ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE NEXT GENERATION

Bonita
Grupp

Head of E-Commerce & HR Trigema

Felix
Fiege

Co-CEO FIEGE

Zoë
Andreae

CEO LECARE

Fabian Kienbaum

Co-CEO
Kienbaum

Host

6.00 PM

CLOSING

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Dan
Ram

MC & Host Hinterland Stage

FOUNDERS STAGE

10.00 AM | TALK

FROM CORPORATE TO MR. SAVINGS IN ONLY 5 YEARS

Torsten R. Bendlin

CEO
Valuedesk

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

10.15 AM | TALK

ACCELERATION THE HINTERLAND: NEXT B2B CHAMPIONS PITCH SESSIONS

Lucas Josefiak

CEO & Co-Founder
Widgetbook

Florian Dostert

CEO & CO-Founder
Syntinels

Marcel Bannmann

Co-Founder & CEO
Saasmetrix

Dominik Witt

Co-Founder & COO
Phaina

Pascal Salmen

Co-Founder & Managing Director
InsightsOn

Lena Frommer

Co-Founder & CEO
inngo

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

10.40 AM | TALK

FINDING ENTREPRENEURSHIP: BUILDING EUROPE’S LEADING CANNABIS COMPANY

Finn Age Hänsel

Founder at Sanity Group

Insa Schniedermeier

t3n

Host

11.10 AM | PANEL

DISRUPTION VS TRANSFORMATION: WHAT IN HEALTH TECH IS THE BEST WAY TO SCALE?

Diana Heinrichs

Founder Lindera

Farina Schurzfeld

Co-Founder Selfapy, startup advisor

Otto Birnbaum

Co-General Partner Revent

Maja Brankovic

Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung

Host

11.30 AM | PANEL

TOGETHER WE CHANGE THE IMPACT OF SUSTAINABLE ECOSYSTEMS

Marco
Voigt

Co-Founder Greentech Festival

Erin Beilharz

Managing Director CleanTech Hub
Lufthansa Group

Svea
Fina

Founder & Managing Director
FINA DIGITAL

Host

11.55 AM | EXPERT TALK

SCALING INFRASTRUCTURES FOR 2030 AND BEYOND

Monja Mühling

Co-Founder & CEO Smartlane

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

12.20 PM | TALK

CELEBRATION SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY TOGETHER

Benjamin Adrion

Initiator Viva con Agua

Insa Schniedermeier

t3n

Host

12.45 PM | TALK

KNOW YOUR MARKET: WHY TRUSTWORTHY DATA LEADS TO EXCELLENCE

Janina
Mütze

Co-Founder & Managing Director Civey

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stages

Host

13.00 PM

LUNCH BREAK

2.00 PM | PANEL

RETHINKING BUSINESS MODELS: HOW ENTREPRENEURSHIP EMPOWERS INNOVATION

Christiane Mänz

VP IT & Digital Transformation Zentis Group

Gesche Weger

Co-founder & CEO Packwise GmbH

Christoph Haß

Entrepreneurship & Scaling
PwC Germany

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

2.25 PM | TALK

MONEY TALKS: HOW VENTURE CAPITAL EMPOWERS TRADITIONAL COMPANIES

Alex
von Frankenberg

CEO HTGF

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

2.40 PM | TALK

LEAN STARTUP IN TRADITIONAL MITTELSTAND: BUSINESS BUILDING THROUGH ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS

Ina
Nordsiek

Director Intrapreneurship Miele

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

3.00 PM | TALK

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE

Vincent Huguet

Co-Founder & CEO MALT

Florian Gontek

Spiegel

Host

3.15 PM | TALK

BUILDING A NEW ERA FOR THE B2B ECOSYSTEM

Aiga Senftleben

Co-founder & CEO Billie

Paul
Becker

Co-founder & CEO re:cap

Caspar Schlenk

Finance Forward

Host

3.40 PM | TALK

BILLION DOLLAR MARKET OPPORTUNITY: WHY PROPTECH IS THE NEXT BIG THING

Fritz Cramer

Founder & Managing Director Cosuno

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

4.00 PM

NETWORKING BREAK

4.10 PM | PANEL

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OF THINGS: COMEBACK OF GERMAN ENGINEERING

Elisabeth L’Orange

Co-founder & CCO Oxolo

Katharina Kreitz

Co-Founder & CEO
Vectoflow

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

4.25 PM | TALK

EDTECH ON THE RISE: SHAPING LIFELONG LEARNING THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Christian Rebernik

Co-Founder & CEO Tomorrow’s Education

Hendrik Schriefer

Co-Founder & CEO Sharpist

Philipp
von Bülow

CEO Lawpilots

Franziska Telser

Business Insider

Host

4.50 PM | PANEL

GROWING STARTUPS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Sebastian Heise

Founder & COO Graphmasters GmbH

Axel Täubert

Head of Start-ups Google Cloud Germany

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

5.10 PM | PANEL

FUELING THE FUTURE OF B2B BUSINESS – ALUMNI STORIES

Lasse Dumstrei

Co-Founder & CEO Betriebsmittelhelden

Monja
Meier

Co-Founder & CEO EASI Control

Albert
Gorlick

Co-Founder & CEO Synctive

Céline Flores Willers

Host Founders Stage

Host

5.30 PM

CLOSING

MASTERCLASSES

10.00 AM

NEW WORK LEGACY – HOW TO LEVERAGE THE UNTAPPED POTENTIAL OF NEW WORK.

Lasse Rheingans

CEO
Rheingans

André Bierbass

Partner
Rheingans

10.50 AM

NEW ORGANISATIONS – NEW SPACES: THE RELEVANCE OF SPACE FOR BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION!

Tim
Reusch

Head of Consulting & Planning Studio
Vitra International AG

11.40 AM

FINDING BALANCE BETWEEN TRADITION AND MODERNITY – HOW JÄGERMEISTER USES SLACK AS THEIR DIGITAL HQ.

Joana Ristau

Customer Success Manager
Slack

Andrea Ostheer

Manager Corporate Communications
Mast-Jägermeister SE

12.30 PM

THE POP-UP EFFECT – HOW TO DRIVE TRANSFORMATION THROUGH LEARNING COMMUNITIES AND EXPERIENCE.

Sebastian Holtze

Director
PwC
Managing Director
DBU Digital Business University

Kerstin Hochmüller

CEO
Marantec Group

1.30 PM

STRATEGY IS BROKEN: HOW TO FIX YOUR STRATEGY PROCESS AND DRIVE TRANSFORMATIONAL GROWTH.

Martin Spindler

Senior Vice President
hy – the axel springer consulting group

2.20 PM

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION & LEADERSHIP: HOW TO MANAGE CULTURE IN HYBRID TEAMS.

Volker Seidel

Senior Director PreSales Germany
Dell Technologies

Uta
Haller

Director HCI Partner-Go-To-Market
EMEA
VMware

3.10 PM

FROM MVP TO UNICORN: HOW TO SCALE NEW BUSINESSES AND CORPORATE VENTURES.

Melanie Riebel

Junior Project Lead
McKinsey & Company

Jerome Königsfeld

Partner
McKinsey & Company

4.00 PM

HOW SMEs CAN IMPROVE THEIR B2B SALES PROCESSES WITH THESE 5 LEVERS BASED ON LEARNINGS FROM HIGH GROWTH STARTUPS.

Jens Hutzschenreuter

Managing Director
Digital Business Group

4.50 PM

CHALLENGE CLIMATE EMERGENCY: HOW TO IMPLEMENT A HOLISTIC CORPORATE CLIMATE ACTION STRATEGY.

Sven Wiechert

CMO
ClimatePartner GmbH

FOUNDERS FOUNDATION HOME

9.00 AM

DOORS OPEN | FOR FUTURE FOUNDERS ONLY

10.00 AM | PANEL

AGAINST ALL ODDS: WHY YOU SHOULD START YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL JOURNEY NOW

Johannis
Hatt

Founder Productsup & Investor

Sabine
Engel

CEO & Founder Miomente

Hanna
Drabon

PM Bielefelder Startup Paket

Host

10.30 AM | TALK

WHAT’S HOT 2022 AND BEYOND: THE MOST EXCITING TRENDS FOR YOUR NEXT (B2B) STARTUP

Luca Martinelli

General Partner
btov

Stephan Jacquemot

Director Education
Founders Foundation,InvestorTS Ventures

Host

11.00 AM | INTERACTIVE

FUTURE FOUNDER SPEEDDATING: MEET & CONNECT WITH FUTURE FOUNDERS

11:45 AM | NETWORKING

MEET & GREET WITH THE FOUNDERS FOUNDATION TEAM

2.30 PM | TALK

VALIDATION BOOTCAMP: THE ROAD TO PRODUCT MARKET FIT

Just
Beyer

Partner Saarbrücker21

Elias Weike

Program Manager
Founders Foundation

Host

3.00 PM | TALK

WHY YOU NEED TO BRING THE A-TEAM: THE RIGHT TEAM AS THE MOST IMPORTANT SUCCESS FACTOR

Laura
Möller

Investment Manager
Burda Principal Investments

Stephan Jacquemot

Director Education
Founders Foundation,InvestorTS Ventures

Host

3.30 PM | PANEL

FOLLOW THE PAIN: SUCCESSFULLY SCALING B2B BUSINESS MODELS

Josef
Brunner

Entrepreneur
Investor
Mentor
Author

Albert
Gorlick

Co-Founder & CEO
Synctive

4.00 PM | PITCH

REVERSE JOB PITCHING: OUR ALUMNI STARTUPS PITCH YOU THEIR JOBS

5.00 PM | TALK

ASK A UNICORN INVESTOR

Wilken Engelbracht

Partner CUSP Capital

Corinna Powalla

Director
Founders Foundation,
Co-Founder
MODOMOTO

Host

5.30 PM

CLOSING

6.30 PM

CONFERENCE AFTERSHOW PARTY