Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
JH -Integrity, open-mindedness, respect.
Q -What technological progress do you hope for most?
JH -Making the world both a more sustainable and a more equal place through innovation and technology.
Q -What surprised you when you started working in venture capital?
JH -How many good-hearted, inspiring and open-minded people you can meet and work with day in, day out.
Q -What did you want to become when you were little?
JH -Professional basketball among others – with a height of 1m56cm I had to accept that this is unfortunately not a suitable career path for me though. 😉
Q -What are your top 3 favorite podcasts/books?
JH -I am passionate about a lot of books and podcasts but right now I would say Women at work by HBR (podcast), Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (book) and Bad Feminist by Roxanne Gay (book).
Q -Which person impresses you the most?
JH -After watching “The Last Dance” I am very impressed by the basketball player Michael Jordan. The dedication, hard-work and effort he puts into winning is fascinating. Also, he seems to be living in the moment most of the time which I think is a great way to approach life and all the challenges that come with it.