Our Team

Our team thrives on its diverse characters. Technological know-how and economic expertise are firmly established in our company. Furthermore, practical relevance is very important to us and we can incorporate our own start-up experience. Our staff’s qualifications go beyond the bounds of the start-up industry. Accordingly, the BerlinerStrategen are characterized by individually gained perspective as well as a common interest in foresight, new ideas and breaking new ground with our clients.
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Tilman Süss

Managing Director, Coach and Consultant
Technical studies in Berlin and London in addition to an early affinity have provided Tilman with an in-depth understanding of digital media. Various start-ups and digital projects eventually led to him founding the BerlinerStrategen in 2011. Apart from managing director he is now Business Angel, consultant for business strategy and financial matters as well as management coach and lecturer. As recommended lead coach for Berlin’s universities he does not only advise businesses, but also scientific teams and spin-offs. Besides that, he volunteers as mentor, jury member and consultant.
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Britt Perlick

Head of Public Funding / Consultant
Having worked many years for the start-up promoting programmes at Freie Universität Berlin and being responsible for setting up sales structures for the companies of young founders, Britt gained a sufficient knowledge in the Organisational Consultancy. In addition to her in-depth knowledge in start-up project evaluation and innovations, she is also very confident with organization and implementation of workshops on the subject of business formation. In accordance with her skills and methodologial expertise in the field of developing the business models and ideas, Britt supports Berliner Strategen in accomplishing the workshops for the start- ups, established companies and universities. Moreover, she offers business and management coaching and will be in charge of creating the new event concepts.
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David Amanor

With several years in venture capital and consulting, David has significant professional experience in the field of digital change. During his studies, he gained deep insights into the digital transformation of a large newspaper publisher and experienced in detail how new approaches can change a publishing company. In addition, David has helped several startups to implement their financing strategies in order to ensure sustainable growth and success. At BerlinerStrategen, David advises companies on their strategic reorientation into the digital world and helps startups to sustainably implement their ambitious visions.
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Christoph Sontheimer

Head of Research
Christoph holds a master’s level degree in Corporate Finance, Investment and Risk Management and, also, a master’s degree in Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, and Auditing from the University of Umeå in Sweden. During his studies, Christoph gained experience in the field of start-ups and entrepreneurship as well as insights in medium-sized companies. Christoph contributes to his experience in FinTech and, in particular, risk and project management at BerlinerStrategen. His knowledge in business valuation based on key performance indicators and external factors enable sound market- and competitor-analysis. Furthermore, Christoph supports our customers at BerlinerStrategen in the evaluation of fundraising programs and the application for funding with a focus on R & D.
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Bianca Greiml

Business Analyst
During several years as a solution designer with an interface function between product owners, development and sales in the project management of a Bavarian start-up company in the digitization industry, Bianca got to know the challenges of a young tech company. Insights into the difficulties of a technology change and in particular those of the digital transformation of enterprises could be won thereby. Bianca already dealt with product strategies and their market launch and acceptance during her master’s degree in international product and service management. Bianca brings her experience as a consultant to BerlinerStrategen, especially in the development of start-up companies in the digitalization industry.
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Michelle Förster

Michelle has several years of experience in IT Project Management. As Project Management Officer, she managed and supported several projects within the areas of Sales & Marketing, IT and Administration. In that time she was able to acquire in-depth knowledge, mainly within IT topics and apply this with agile and classical project management methods. Currently, she is studying to achieve her bachelor in economic psychology at the Hochschule Fresenius. She supports the BerlinerStrategen as team assistant and is mainly responsible for the organization and operative office management and supports within consulting projects.
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Inga Markwart

Freelancer Project Development
Inga has more than seven years of experience in organizational and private sector development as well as internationalization. As a project manager and trainer in the BMWi Manager Training Program she supported executives of foreign companies in business model development and initiated business contacts with German SMEs. On behalf of GIZ gGmbH, as an Integrated Expert and managing director, she established the German Business Association (DWV) in Armenia. Consulting businesses, business support organizations, and the public sector brought Inga to numerous countries of the Post-Soviet area. Inga supports the BerlinerStrategen as a freelancer.