Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
MM -Passion, Kindness, Authenticity
Q -Which SciFi "technology" are you missing in the real world?
MM -Teleportation. Just imagine how much time we would save.
Q -Which technology or trend excites you the most?
MM -I really wish for technology to find sustainable ways to ensure global renewable energy supply – thus eliminate our dependency on fossil fuels.
Q -What excites you most about your profession?
MM -The ability to work with extremely inspiring people, never stop learning and being at the nucleus of innovation.
Q -What do you do in your spare time? Do you have a passion that you pursue outside of work?
MM -I am deeply passionate about music. If I don’t sit in front of my piano, I love to sing for my loved ones or to listen to jazz, soul and funk music.
Q -What did you want to be when you were a kid?
MM -An international popstar – quite happy though that my life took another turn 😊
Q -What is your personality, what's typical for you?
MM -I love to make people laugh! My friends always say that I use humor as a universal treatment for every hardship that comes my way.
Q -What are your top 3 books, podcasts, etc.?
MM -Invisible Women (Caroline Criado-Perez), The Hard Thing About Hard Things (Ben Horowitz), Principles (Ray Dalio)
Q - What are the most important things you have learned from founders so far?
MM -Many great founders I’ve worked with had a unique set of skills and character traits that always impressed me –- I used to call it the Founder Cocktail. One shot of perseverance, add passion, stir with charisma and focus and finish with just a sprinkle of reality distortion.