Claus Karthe

Europe meets Asia - German Startup Initiatives
Wednesday | April 25 | 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Haus Ungarn | Raum 3

Claus was born in Munich and studied Business & Engineering in the USA, Switzerland, and Germany. He has been working as an international manager at Alcatel, Nokia and two major Asian companies. Today, Claus spends his time in Singapore and Manila, but can also be found in New York, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Singapore, Tokyo, and Taipeh.
Since 1999, he has been enjoying life as an entrepreneur and successfully founded several companies in Asia. In addition to business management, interim management and investment banking, his technological expertise is focused on hardware and software applications regarding analytics, telecommunications, and IT. For over ten years, Claus has been working as a consultant for investment banks and venture capitalists. He is member of the board of the supervisory boards of several SMEs worldwide.
As a biker and sailor, Claus has explored many countries, continents, and oceans – and still keeps sailing Asia together with his family.