October 26, 2021, 10:00 a.m. PDT / 7:00 p.m. CEST (60min)

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Gain insights of how a global leader lives and looks at innovation and how it engages with the start-up ecosystem and SMBs/Mittelstand.

Solving real life problems and ensure customer success are north stars a company should thrive for. A unique insight view from a leading global senior exexcutive and a serial entrepreneur/investor to share valuable knowledge about their real life experiences. A rare glimpse of personal advice that has helped many companies to thrive in an industry where innovation needs to outpace market changes and customer needs.

Target Audience

This event is directed towards start-ups, investors, customers, and German SMB/Mittelstand.


Thomas Neubert Thomas Neubert
Senior Director BD & Innovation Intel, Founder/Evangelist Transatlantic AI eXchange


Mark Hawkins Mark Hawkins
President & CFO Emeritus at Salesforce (formerly CFO AutoDesk, Logitech), serial Board member
Richard Socher Richard Socher
CEO of you.com; Investor, Founder at Socher Sky Ventures; Before: Stanford Adj. Prof.; Chief Scientist at Salesforce


We would like to thank our sponsor Taylor Wessing and the German Consulate General, San Francisco.






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Time and Date

October 26, 2021
10:00 a.m. PDT / 7:00 p.m. CEST (60min)
Followed by a Transatlantic Networking Session (30 min)

At the end of the event, the audience is encouraged to pose questions to the speakers.




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