Holger Heims

Holger Heims, 45, German citizen, has been involved in venture capital and private equity investments for more than 15 years, most recently as a General Partner of a leading Swiss venture capital fund and before that as Managing Partner of Deutsche Bank‘s “DVC Deutsche Venture Capital”, an international fund with about EUR 300m under management, investing in Europe and the US.

His prior experience includes the restructuring and subsequent IPO of a German company as CEO, as well as various CFO positions in Germany and the US, including a USD 500m turnover NYSE-listed IT-distribution company, where he was CFO during a successful turn-around. Over the last years, Holger has been serving on various boards of both private and public companies in Europe and the US and is currently investing with and advising US, Middle Eastern and Asian high-net worth individuals and institutions.

He started his career with Computer 2000 AG, a publicly listed, leading global IT-distribution company with ultimately more than USD 5bn in revenue, where he was in charge of M&A, as well as international tax and legal affairs. His education includes a Diplom-Kaufmann (MBA equivalent) from Ludwig-Maximilians-University (Munich) and executive management programs at INSEAD in France.