Axel Menneking

VP Startup Incubation and Venturing, Deutsche Telekom AG

Speaker Bio

Located in Berlin, Axel Menneking is Vice President Start-up Incubation & Venturing of Deutsche Telekom. He leads the international activities of the corporate incubator hubraum and is Managing Director of the Startup Seed Investment Fund of Deutsche Telekom.

Before joining hubraum Axel Menneking had various entrepreneurial leadership roles in product marketing and product management in fast moving consumer goods, strategy consulting, internet startup and telecom environments. He loves solving customer problems with modern technology, and designing, building and scaling products that matter. As a passionate advocate of open innovation, he believes in combining the agility and creativity of the external startup and developer ecosystem with the financial backing, technology assets and market access of enterprises. Axel has studied Industrial Engineering and Management and holds an Executive MBA of ESCP Europe Business School.