Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
A -Warm-heartedness, authenticity, integrity, respect, humor
Q -Which SciFi "technology" are you missing in the real world?
A -Teleportation – we just need it.
Q -Which technology or trend excites you the most?
A -Meat and dairy alternatives and waste management.
Q -What technological progress do you hope for most?
A -Resource-saving production methods that protect animals, the environment and people.
Q -What do you do in your spare time? Do you have a passion that you pursue outside of work?
A -I am passionate about boxing and being on the move (high alpine activities like skiing, climbing and hiking are always welcome). I love animals (elephants, tapirs, giraffes, etc.) and food in all shapes and colors.
I also like to read modern socio-critical Anglo-American literature (preferably near future dystopias) and remain interested in the MENA region.
Q -What did you want to be when you were a kid?
A -Winemaker or dentist (in primary school I painted pictures for my mother: Ute in her vineyard and Ute in her dental practice).
Q -What are you particularly good at, what is your "superpower"?
Q -What are your top 3 books, podcasts, etc.?
A -Atlas Shrugged (Ayn Rand), Candide: Oder der Optimismus (Voltaire), Neuromancer (William Gibson)
Q -What are indispensable tools in your everyday life?
A -Weather apps, DeepL, all digital tools that prevent paper
Q -Which investor do you value most?
A -I value our investors, who maintain an active partnership with us on an equal footing.
Q -What are your sources of information on the net?
A -Deutschlandfunk, TheNewYorker, Economist, Financial Times
Q -Which person would you most like to work with?
A -Jane Goodall, Angela Merkel and Janet Yellen.