Bjoern is Co-founder & CEO of Startup Compass, which is a business intelligence tool for software startups providing benchmarks and recommendations. He and his team set out to decrease the massive failure rate of startups and SMEs and to accelerate the pace of innovation by transforming the business world from gut driven to data driven. The company now serves tens of thousands of businesses around the world and is backed by prominent investors.

Before Bjoern founded and led 4 for and non profit ventures in Germany, Bangladesh & the US. He also worked as an executive in Russia for a mid sized marketing firm.

His personal passion or “leitmotif” is: unleashing human potential. His higher purpose is to strive to maximize the capitalization of every single individual.