Steffen Bartschat

Steffen Bartschat

Innovation Industry Group
Co-Chair 

CEO and Founder of Hill88

steffen@hill88.com
www.linkedin.com/in/bartschat

Steffen Bartschat is CEO/Founder of Hill88. At Hill88, Steffen helps corporates plug into the Silicon Valley innovation ecosystem and helps startups scale to sustainability. His primary focus are consumer-targeted products spanning industries that include automotive, education, software, electronics and wearables. Steffen holds BS & MS degrees from Carnegie Mellon, and an MS in Business Management from Stanford Business School.

Jens Weitzel

Jens Weitzel

Innovation Industry Group
Co-Chair 

Managing Partner & Founder at Yabusame Partners

jens@yabusamepartners.com
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jenseweitzel

Jens Weitzel is Managing Partner at Yabusame Partners (YP), a boutique consulting firm with locations in France, Israel and the United States. Jens has lived in Silicon Valley for 18 years after starting his professional career in Germany and Asia-Pacific. YP works at the nexus between technology startups and corporates and engages clients in strategy, business development, and financing assignments. Jens has broad horizontal and vertical experience in software/cloud businesses and focuses on B2B businesses in automotive/mobility, IoT, supply chain/logistics, manufacturing, and energy/sustainability verticals. He is a mentor at several Silicon Valley accelerators, including StartX, the Stanford University Startup Accelerator, and strategic advisor to numerous technology companies. Jens holds a graduate degree in Business Administration from University of Cologne in Germany.