Lukas Fassbender

Lukas Fassbender is Director of Business Development DACH at The Trade Desk. In 2013 he opened the German office of the global technology company in Hamburg and since this time has driven the exponential growth of the business in the DACH region. Fassbender has many years of experience in the AdTech industry. Prior to his position at The Trade Desk he was Sales Manager at Sizmek, where he advised international agencies and advertising clients on successful ad serving.

Philip Fischer

Philip Fischer was formerly Senior Manager Equity at SevenVentures. He gained industry expertise in the M&A division of a top-tier US investment bank in London and Africa. Further practical experience included a role as Associate Partner at a Fintech start-up and management consulting. Philip graduated from EBS Oestrich-Winkel and the National University of Singapore.

Gilg Frick

Gilg Frick, Founder and Managing Director of NPIRE ( - a creative agency from Hamburg - has been operating for 15 years in the creative industry. In 2005, he started his academic career in communication design at HFG Schwäbisch Gmünd. During the same year he found the agency NPIRE. 12 years later, in 2017, he established a digital agency called Hyperinteractive together with a partner. Alongside his agencies Gilg is also involved in other companies and works as a consultant, mentor and speaker at events, lectures and workshops for entrepreneurship and creativity.

Christian Fuchs

Christian Fuchs is IT expert, #emailgeek and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Informatics. At fuchs+wald, he provides consulting and implementation services with a focus on email marketing, marketing automation and customer relationships. In cooperation with a specialized network, “wald”, he provides his expertise to major retail enterprises, companies in e-commerce, travel and other industries, start-ups, solopreneurs and agencies.

Mario Fürst

Mario Fürst is founder and owner of Kloster Kitchen and is responsible for the company’s marketing and sales. On his entrepreneurial history he says that he founded start-ups before the expression start-up even existed.