Wiebke Weichert

Main focus: Start-Up Improvement

Websites/blogs: www.facebook.com/knickfigur , www.linkedin.com/in/wiebke-weichert , www.provenexpert.com/knickfigur

Languages: German, English

City: Berlin

Country: Germany


Wiebke Weichert overview:

- Berlin-based
- Experienced in founding, working in and with Start-Ups
- Focus of cleantech, IT and hardware industry
- Be a sparring partner, sounding board, impartial advisor, coach, mediator, senior business consultant
- Offering a safe and quiet working space @knickfigur, beside Climate-KICs office and Green Garage
- Languages: German and English

Portfolio: General Business Coaching on all areas of start-up development

o Business related: Navigate and trouble shoot the development of the Company, their Products and Services, support and strengthen the ability to focus on planning AND execution, find a way through chaos in an ambiguous environment: Define processes, project plans, learn dos and don’ts
o Team related: Team development, defining roles and responsibilities, mediation & conflict identification and solving
o Personality related: leadership coaching, expectation management, personal development, expectation management, mentoring, advise in management of complex projects and issues


+ More than 10 years proven expertise in change management, business development and leadership coaching
+ Start-up business consulting and mediation between people and teams
+ Strong - people oriented - leadership personality, proofed at international arena
+ Setting up of new sales channels and required business structures
+ Experienced in business transformation (small and large scale organizations)

+ Mediatorin, IK Berlin
+ GmbH-Geschäftsführer, TÜV Nord®
+ Systemic Coaching & Business Development, BIF
+ How to lead a Project Manager, PMI®, Siemens Academy
+ Leading Project Teams, PMI®, Siemens Academy

+ MA in Cultural Anthropology, Sociology & Politics, University of Bonn

Career steps (quick overview, abstract)

2017 – today
Founder of knickfigur: Coaching, running Workshops, Mediation, Business Consulting
 Accelerator programs (e.g. Climate KIC)
 Various start-ups in Berlin area
 C-Level-Management of Mid-Size and huge Companies

2008 - 2013
6 years - various key positions at SAP (Software Company)
 Sales Manager – exploring and setting up two new Sales Channels successfully (HealthCare & Public Sector)
 Building up a Network of Development Partners, Negotiations at C-Level with e.g. Siemens, T-Systems
 Consulting and Coaching: Vice Presidents in EMEA (Topics: Leadership, Team Building, Sales, Execution)

Before 2008 and in between 2013 and 2017
 Founded three Start-Ups, 1st “fucked-up”, 2nd had been sold and 3rd is now a department of another Start-Up