Volker Heistermann

Panel: Autonomous Driving - The bright future or dystopia?
Tuesday May 14 | 4:10 PM - 4:55 PM

Keynote: Unbundling Startup-Corporate Innovation & Collaboration Report
Thursday May 16 | 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Main Stage

Volker Heistermann brings to bear over 20 years of biz dev, investment and corporate innovation experience in Germany, USA and across Asia. Prior to joining the US$ 100 million Trans-Pacific Technology Fund as Venture Partner, Mr. Heistermann has worked with multinational corporations such as Google, Audi, AT&T, and Commerzbank.

In 2010, Mr. Heistermann co-founded Yushan Ventures, Inc., and in 2019 the transportation industry-focused Mosaic Venture Lab. The firm’s extended portfolio includes investments in Twilio, Ethereum, Zephyrus Biosciences, Quanergy and has resulted in 6 exists to date.

Mr. Heistermann holds a B.A. of Financial Law from the University of Bielefeld, Germany and an International Marketing diploma from the University of California, Berkeley. He frequently speaks at key tech industry conferences and he’s an Advisor to APEC and a member of the Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) – SAE Work Group.