Dr Christian Herzog

DIGIFIN19 | Speaker
Head of Division Digital Business | Startups
Berlin Partners

Christian Herzog is the first point of contact at Berlin Partner for startups, investors, business angels, to be digitized SME´s and upscaling companies being interested in Berlin. Over the last 4 years, he has grown the capital into a “Start Alliance” aiming to strengthen the cooperation between Berlin and other international startup hubs, such as NYC, Tel Aviv, Shanghai and Paris. Christian drives the development of Berlin as an internationally known place to be for startups and breeding ground for innovation in the area of Smart Cities, ICT, Media, Creative Industries and Digital Transformation.

  • Doctorate in economic sciences (Dr. rer. pol.), University of Potsdam

  • Master's degree in business administration, Freie Universität Berlin

  • Member of the Advisory Board of „The Entrepreneurship Network of Universities and Enterprises in Berlin" (BENHU)

  • Member of the Advisory Board of “Centre for Entrepreneurship” (CfE) at Technische Universität Berlin

  • Co-initiator of Berlin Startup Unit

  • Founder of Start Alliance Program