Helmut Kohl founded ContaQ Consulting GmbH in 2004 as an investment boutique to invest, co-invest in companies within Europe (east and west) and also support other investors at any phase of the investment. Helmut worked for the last 25 years in management/board positions for several telco companies, f.e. CEO of IZZI Sia, second biggest Latvian cable operator, Tele Columbus (CTO), Unity Media (SVP) or Kabel Deutschland (interim CTO & CIO). He started his carrier as software developer with BOSCH. Helmut has a degree as Diplom-Ingenieur.