Dream Team

Axel Schultze   Co-Founder and Chairman, World Innovations Forum Foundation. A serial entrepreneur, as co-founder of the Society3 Group (San Francisco Accelerator), founder and CEO of Silicon Valley based BlueRoads, the most successful Channel Management software as a service, founder and CEO of Infinigate, one of the largest Cyber Security provider in Europe, (today half Billion in revenue) and founder and CEO of Computer 2000, the most successful European computer distributor, which grew to $5 Billion in and merged with TechData.
Marita Schultze   Co-founder and Chairwoman, World Innovations Forum, organizing the global partner network and programs. Before World Innovations Forum, she was co-founder of the Society3 Group (San Francisco Accelerator) and before that cofounder of Silicon Valley based BlueRoads, co-founder and investor relations manager at Infinigate AG. Her career included capital raising for a hotel project as well as various sales, marketing and operations roles in the Hotel, Travel & Tourism industry in Europe.
Karina Mereuta Strategic Partner & Fundraising Manager.
She is managing all business aspects with our strategic partners. Karina is an experienced communicator and social entrepreneur who has previously worked in NGOs, Start-up Incubators and SME Consultancy (In Belgium, China, Romania, USA).
Happy to join the Dream Team to dream big and do bigger.
Alyssa King Communication & Marketing Manager.
She is managing the foundation’s communication strategy and ensuring that highly valuable content is shared with our partners, members and the interested market in general. Alyssa is a communication professional and gained experience in entrepreneurial and bigger companies in most continents.
photo coming Tanja Sopcic Office Manager.
She is the first go-to-point for most initial contacts and coordinates inquires within the organization and our teams in the field.
Manuela Rantra is a founding member of the World Innovations Forum and was instrumental to craft the idea. Before that, she was managing director, at Society3 Group, organizing the business structure and managing the Society3 Accelerator (San Francisco Accelerator).
Prof. Dr. Matthes Fleck Mentor and Instructor at the SF Accelerator program. His professional engagement is professor for entrepreneurship at University of applied science and art, in Lucerne, Switzerland (HSLU).
Leeor Groen, is a Founding Member of the World Innovations Forum Foundation and is responsible for leading the “Innovation Capital Network” initiative. His professional engagement is with Blockchain Valley Ventures in Switzerland as the APAC Director responsible for bridging the European and Asian ecosystems.
Douglas MacKevett, is a founding member of the World Innovations Forum Foundation. He is managing the communication strategy and production. His professional engagement is with HSLU Lucerne as Head of MScBA Online Business and Marketing, Coordinator of Online Learning Initiatives, Lecturer in Professional Communication.
Luca Kramis, is a founding member of the World Innovations Forum Foundation. He is a communication specialist for all aspects if the WIForum. His dayjob is still being a student at HSLU.
Rob Stevenson Analyst, Technology Backend and community support. Rob joined the team from Society3 where he was responsible for product engineering and support.