Advisory Board 2014


Key Account & Resource Manager, AKRA GmbH

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After graduating in German philology and educational science Christine Enterlein started her career in Human Resources and Operations. She worked 14 years at Deutsche Bank, lastly as HR director for German internet banking pioneer BANK24. In 2011 Christine joined software and consulting company AKRA GmbH as Key Account and Resource Manager. A self-confessed “music, film & art nerd” Christine lives and breathes social media and loves her hometown Hamburg. For many years Christine has been actively involved in the Hamburg film scene e.g. managing all social media activities for UNERHÖRT! Music Film Festival and supporting independent filmmakers.

Business Consulting, Marketing Communications Berlin There Done That

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Andrea Frahm has over ten years of proven marketing, PR and multimedia experience. Andrea worked as Marketing Director at Universal Music Germany as well as in Universal’s International headquarter in London, where she was responsible for global marketing campaigns, such as Rihanna and The Killers, pioneering digital music distribution from very early on.
After a successful spell at a leading UK leading Digital Communications agency, Andrea Frahm founded her own consultancy specialising in crossmedial Marketing, PR & Social Media initiatives for the creative and startup industries. Boasting a client portfolio ranging from Fashion Brands to Holiday Rental Startups, Andrea Frahm supports companies in articulating and executing a communication strategy aligned with the business’s objectives, resulting in increased brand awareness and social user engagement.
Andrea travels regularly between the most popular startup hubs Berlin, London and Tel Aviv, continuously meeting, exchanging ideas, and bringing together entrepreneurs and key influencers.
She regularly writes for selected news outlets across Europe, including a bi-weekly Israeli startup column at and recently launched her own online magazine, a global lifestyle resource for entrepreneurial minds.

Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft GmbH

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Sina Greinert works for Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft, a municipal institution supporting Hamburg’s creative industries. At Kreativ Gesellschaft Sina is in charge of the regional crowdfunding-platform Nordstarter and serves as contact person for students who aim to pursue their career within the creative industries. Therefore she spends much time at different universities in Hamburg to facilitate their way into professional work life. Additionally she forms part of the curation team of the annual conference ”work in progress” which reflects the current debates about the future of work. Sina has been around a lot. Before moving to Hamburg 3 years ago, she studied in Berlin, Granada and Wroclaw, researched in Bosnia, volunteered in Ecuador, worked as a cultural manager in Poland and taught at University of Baku in Azerbaijan.

Professor, Hamburg University of Applied Science

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Prof. Peter Kabel, born July 29th 1962 in Stuttgart, Germany
Founder of several successful companies in the area of media, technology and design – among others: „Büro Hamburg GmbH“ (1991), „Trendbüro Hamburg GmbH“ (1993), „Kabel New Media AG“ (1993) and „Tone Consultants GmbH“ (2001).
From 2004 to 2007 he acted as member of the board of „Jung von Matt AG“, one of the most influencial advertising agencies of the German speaking countries.
Since 2007 portfolio management of Lakshmi GmbH – a private equity and vc-firm based in Hamburg.
Peter Kabel teaches as full professor at „Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg“ and received many mentions for innovation and creativity– inter alia he was decorated as „Entrepreneur of the Year 2001“, an international award founded by Ernst&Young and Deutche Börse AG.

Ambassador Hamburg Geekettes

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Dr. Diana Knodel is an ambassador for the Hamburg Geekettes, a community of women dedicated to helping aspiring and established female tech innovators. She has a background in computer science, psychology and educational research. After graduating from university she co-founded CyberMentor, an e-mentoring program for girls and women in STEM. She currently works as a product manager for XING and is engaged in the startup scene in Hamburg. She loves to share her enthusiasm about tech and coding as a volunteer at OpenTechSchool Hamburg, always trying to get more people – especially girls and women – into tech.

Geschäftsführerin Social Media Führerschein und Dozentin

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Economist and philosopher Agnieszka Krzeminska focused on the technological developments in the internet and their social adoption at an early stage of her career. From 1996 she developed the Siemens Automotive Intranet and worked thereafter for big internet agencies. 2010 she has established Social Media Führerschein as own business and as high-class-product for Awareness, Training and Strategy in the field of Social Media. Her customers include, among others, MOPO, Mediengruppe DuMont and Carlsen Verlag. Krzeminska runs her business with great passion and cooperates since October with Saal-Zwei-Akademie. She actively promotes women’s competence boost and their exposition on conferences and panels in the field of digital media, as she does herself as an expert for digital developments and the society.


Author and Consultant, Charirman of D64 – Zentrum für digitalen Fortschritt

Nico Lumma (born 1972) studied political science and modern history in Göttingen and Berkeley. After university, amongst other things he developed the concept for, one of the first weblog portals in Germany. Recent positions include the role as Director of Social Media at Scholz & Friends and COO at Digital Pioneers. Lumma currently works as a freelance author and consultant.Nico Lumma was resident expert for the Enquete Commission’s “Verantwortung in der medialen Welt” (Responsibility in the media world) at Rhineland-Palatinate’s state parliament in 2009/2010 and in 2007 he was named as one of Germany’s top 20 Web 2.0 pioneers in the magazine Tomorrow. In 2011 he co-founded the think tank D64 – Center for digital progress. You can find his blog at Lummaland.

Editor-in-Chief, VOCER

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As a freelance journalist and passionate networker, Carolin Neumann is both writing about digital media and trying to actively shape the future of journalism. She is CEO of the VOCER Innovation Medialab, a fellowship programme for innovation in journalism, as well as co-editor-in-chief of the non profit online magazine VOCER. Carolin studied Journalism and Public Relations and went into business for herself right out of university. She gives seminars on digital journalism and is a frequent speaker at conferences. 2012, the “MediumMagazin” selected her as one of their top 30 journalists under 30. In 2010, Carolin initiated what is now a German wide business network aiming at making women more visible in the professional digital sphere, the Digital Media Women e.V..

Consultant, Torsten Panzer

Torsten Panzer is chairman of the board of PR Club Hamburg and currently acting as a communication consultant, trainer and speaker specialised in PR, Word of Mouth Marketing and Social Media.

Recently he was managing partner and spokesman of the Social Media Akademie, focused on social media and online marketing training. After his studies of History, Philosophy and Economics he started his career as a trainee in a PR agency; followed up by joining the internet agency denkwerk in cologne as head of PR and marketing. In addition to this role he was responsible for the marketing communication of several spin off start-ups and for the founding of a division dealing with online relations as a new type of online PR communication during the times of the new economy.

The serial entrepreneur started up several types of communication agencies like ad publica PR and a German subsidiary of Buzzer, an international Word of Mouth Marketing agency situated in Amsterdam.


Digital Strategist, Co-Founder Digital Media Women

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As a cultural scientist, Sanja Stankovic is fond of every form of communication and its development – jobwise as well as in private. The emphases of her professional activity is put on the fields of public relations, digital strategy and on mobile applications. She is the lead of the Digital Conference at Reeperbahn Festival and initiator of StartUps@Reeperbahn, where StartUps are pitching for intimates rendezvous with potential investors at the Reeperbahn Festival Hourly-Rate StartUp Hotel. Before she managed the PR division at Nordpol+ Hamburg, worked as a social media manager at segmenta pr for national and international clients and established the international social media-department for NAVIGON AG. Being one of the founders of the Digital Media Women, she is responsible for cooperations and press requests concerning topics like working conditions for women in the web and competent reference person for expert opinions regarding digital trends and developments.

Geschäftsführerin crowdmedia GmbH

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Since 2007 Svenja Teichmann is an independent corporate consultant and coach who is also working as a speaker and host at several conferences. Her main focuses are all found in the digital world – especially online marketing and social media are some of her most beloved topics. As founder and director of the crowdmedia company she counsels other ventures and offers training sessions to those who work in the segments of B2C or B2B, whenever there’s an unresolved matter concerning subjects like digital strategies with focus based on online marketing, social media and content marketing. If a company wants to develop a reconditioned strategy or a concept, or wants to conduct a professional measurement of results; Svenja Teichmann and crowdmedia support their clients just like a sparring partner.

Hamburg State Chancellery

Within the State Chancellery, Jens Unrau is the contact person for the media- and IT-Companies in Hamburg. Among other things he is responsible for the Hamburg@work initiative which gives the city a powerful network that supports the companies in Hamburg’s digital industry in their development and continually promotes networking and connectivity within the industry. With more than 2,500 members from over 650 companies from the digital branch, Hamburg@work is Germany’s largest network in the industry. Furthermore Mr Unrau is accountable for the projects “Gamecity Hamburg” and “NextMedia”.
Hamburg is unique among the leading German media centres in developing the project “Gamecity Hamburg”, an extensive package of measures to promote the gaming industry. “NextMedia” deals with the influence of new technologies on the media industry.


Natural Born Digital Native!

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Sven Wiesner  has gained experience in all fields of social media for more than six years now. In the beginning he worked as freelance consultant for major enterprises and agencies in questions of online communication 2.0. From April 2010 on he ran the social media agency beesocial GmbH together with Pedro Anacker. He became CEO and partner in January 2011. In July 2013 the beesocial GmbH was bought by beebop ag and Sven Wiesner was announced to be chairman. As an active web 2.0 user he organises events like Gadgetnight and TwittNite in Hamburg and is an active part of the social media scene.


Founder, TrendBuero; Professor of Communication Design

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Peter Wippermann is Founder of Trendbuero – Consultancy for Social Change GmbH in 1992;
Professor of Communication Design at Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen and Member of the Advisory Board of hamburgunddesign, designxport, Nestlé, Future Forum and Markenartikel magazine (brand organization). In the past, he has worked as an Art Director at Rowohlt-Verlag and ZEITmagazin.
In 1988, he founded Editorial Design Agentur Buero Hamburg together with Juergen Kaffer.
In 1990, he developed the events “Talk with Tomorrow” for Philip Morris and was the executive editor of the future magazine “Übermorgen”.In 1993, he was appointed Professor of Communication Design at the University of Essen.
In 2002 he co-founded the LeadAcademy for Media Design and Media Marketing.
In 2010 he was appointed Member of the Advisory Board of the Nestlé Future Forum.  Furthermore he is member of the Advisory Board of the  ‘Coca-Cola Happiness Institut’, the Advisory Board of “Verein der Lebensmittelwirtschaft” and will be co-editor of “Jahr der Werbung“ in  2014.

Board Member Government 2.0 Network Germany

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Kirsten Wohlfahrt is a Board Member of the Government 2.0 Netzwerk Deutschland e.V., a non profit organization, networking in order to open government and administration (“Open Government”) and promote the idea of a government 2.0. Her focus is the cultural change which is required for Open Government. Her background is in communication and media: She studied history and journalism in Münster and Leipzig and worked for several years as an editor in Bonn and Berlin. In 2007 she switched sides and started working in the field of press and public relations at Dataport, Hamburg.

Credo: Open government, government 2.0 and communication 2.0 is about cultural change (from top-down to bottom-up communication or interaction), not only about technology.