In Germany, Gregor A. Erkel of be ventures Berlin Joins I-COM Data Startup Challenge Board

I-COM is pleased to announce that Gregor A. Erkel [pictured], the Managing Director of be ventures Berlin in Germany, is joining I-COM Data Startup Challenge Board.

Gregor A. Erkel is a business strategist, consultant and investor, focusing on building new businesses.

Gregor studied Business Administration at the University of Cologne, worked as a strategic consultant, and built the first online shops platform for international wholesaler Metro.

At Sony in Europe, he was responsible for interactive services and started “Connect”, Sony’s Online Music Service, which he run in eight European countries. In 2006, Gregor became Vice President of New Business Development at Deutsche Telekom, key projects he initiated and run include, e-publishing services, and T-Systems’ Strategic Areas of Education. 

After leaving Deutsche Telekom about two years ago, Gregor started his own company, be ventures, investing in innovative digital business and consulting for clients ranging from large corporations to start-ups. More…