Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
JP -Growth(-Mindset), openmindness, humor, empathy, purpose.
Q -Which trend will most strongly influence an industry of your choice?
JP -Climate change and the shifting consumer awareness and behavior towards this. Hence, many new startups and technologies are rising to address the world’s most pressing problem and thus will affect various kinds of different industries – Retail, Food, Logistics, Energy, Mobility and many more.
Q -What do you like most about your job?
JP -The luxury to work and interact with great entrepreneurs and investors. The luxury to see ideas that can become really large and disruptive very early on. Ideas that can change how consumers live their life, how enterprises run their businesses and how long-term impact can be created for society. I think it‘s a great privilege to do the job that I do.
Q -What did you want to be when you were little?
JP -Doctor for children - my parents were very happy...until I switched to the “dark” side :)
Q -What constitutes your being, what is typical for you?
JP -My friends and colleagues say I have an infectious laugh.
Q -What are indispensable tools in your everyday life?
JP -Notion is my go-to tool to organize my everyday life and my life in general. I’m a huge fan of productivity hacks and life management tools. I am using Notion to organize my goals for the week and for the day, do daily journaling and monthly reflection, track my habits and collect book recommendations and words to live by.
Zoom, Outlook, Whatsapp and Slack as communication tools. Salesforce as our dealflow und CRM System. Spotify for music and podcasts, Headspace for mediation, Instagram and Linkedin for inspiration and staying connected, Freeletics to stay fit and Deliciously Ella for meal recipes.
Q -What are your top 3 favourite podcasts/books?
JP -Principles (Ray Dalio), Outliers (Malcom Gladwell), The big 5 for life (John Strelecky)