Office

Europe

Hometown

Verl, Germany

Residence

Berlin, Germany

Marie-Josefien
Schneider

Investment Team

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“Tech takes complexity out of today’s business models and changes them for the better. Fast moving tech startups are disrupting slow incumbents faster than ever before. I’m excited to be part of this race and help outstanding entrepreneurs win.”

Office

Europe

Hometown

Verl,

Germany

Residence

Berlin,

Germany

Through her studies at WHU, Marie developed a natural interest in startups, but began her career in more traditional industries. First in the corporate strategy and M&A department of Deutsche Bank, and second at McKinsey & Company, advising automotive and retail clients on strategy. Her PhD on ecommerce customer behavior, in cooperation with Berlin-based travel startup Omio, sparked her motivation to dive into the Berlin startup ecosystem and join the Activant team.

Education

PhD

RWTH Aachen

MSc Business Administration

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

BSc Business Administration

WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Relevant Experiences

  • McKinsey & Company

    Senior Associate

    2 years

    Understood that the team makes the difference – leading to not only a better performance but also more fun achieving the set goals together.

    Responsibilities

    Working with automotive and retail clients on creating a vision for and reshaping their business.

    About McKinsey & Company

    McKinsey is one of the top strategic management consultancies worldwide. It accompanies public and private companies across industries and functions in their most important changes.

  • Deutsche Bank

    Analyst

    2 years

    Understood the core of defining a strategy while building-up a profound technical skill set

    Responsibilities

    Part of the Bank’s central corporate strategy and M&A team, defining the Bank’s overall strategy, deciding on and executing strategic investments and disposals, and supporting the group’s central communication.

    About Deutsche Bank

    Deutsche Bank is the leading bank in Germany with a strong international presence. The banks divisions comprise corporate banking, private banking, investment banking and asset management.