Creating new business models and guiding them to success is great fun and a source of enormous satisfaction. Today more than ever, there are wonderful opportunities for completely new business models as a result of the digitization process.

Gerhard Schmid

After receiving commercial training in Nuremberg and Regensburg, Gerhard Schmid studied business administration, majoring in information management, and graduated with honours. His career saw him rise rapidly to the highest levels of management with full P&L responsibility. He worked in a wide variety of industries and, in the 1990s, founded MobilCom AG and Freenet AG and floated both companies successfully on the stock exchange. Since leaving MobilCom, he has founded several start-ups and helps other founders to develop innovative companies.

For more than 20 years now, Gerhard Schmid has worked with innovative business models in the telecommunications, internet and energy supply sectors. He helped to shape the privatization of these industries and radically changed industry rules with disruptive business models.


Fields of Expertise

Going beyond the horizon of one’s own knowledge

  • Digitization
  • Innovation
  • Start-Ups
  • Telecommunication
  • Internet
  • Energy supply