Your contact at CyberForum

CyberForum e.V. organization is composed of a Board of Directors, Joint Board, Trustees Board and the CyberForum employees -  the CyberTeam. Whether you have questions about the network, support to founders, recruiting or international projects - our CyberTeam is happy to answer you.  


Our management represents the ICT industry and the digital site Karlsruhe - in other words, you and your interests. 

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David Hermanns

Chief Executive Officer
+49 721.602 897-0

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Christine Wieland-Weber

Executive Department
+49 721.602 897-613

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Sina Knolle

Assistant to the management
+49 721.602 897-11


Do you have questions or suggestions? Are you looking for contacts or ideas? We will be happy to help you further 

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Claudia Wackershauser

Administration & Services
+49 721.602 897-0

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Ceren Akbaba

Innovation & Digital Ecosystems
+49 721.602 897-43

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Kerstin Weber-Sanguigno

Community Management & Cooperation
+49 721.602 897-22


Are you looking for press information, do you have questions about the figures, data and facts about CyberForum or our social media accounts? We are happy to help.

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Julia Kreis

0721.602 897-645

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Ariane Lindemann

0721.602 897-652

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Valerie Erhard

0721.602 897-661

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Marie Jurk

0721.602 897-34

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Linda Gierich


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Josefine Eidner

0721.602 897-651

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Carolina Agudelo


Event management

Would you like to visit one of our events or do you have any ideas for workshops and collaborations? We are your contact partner! 

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Dana Weber

0721.602 897-648

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Arne Saur

Work Space Manager
0721.602 897-647

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Katharina Duffing

Event management
+49 721.602 897-36

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Lisa Fuchs

Event management
0721.602 897-14

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Karina Davidyants

0721.602 897-637

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Anna Bonda

Eventmanagement & Operations
0721.602 897-642


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Anja Spinner

CyberForum Akademie
0721.602 897-656

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Lena Bentz

CyberForum Akademie
0721.602 897-655

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Marlies Schwarz

CyberForum Akademie
0721.602 897-664

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Christine Wieland-Weber

CyberForum Academy
0721.602 897-627

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Anne Jäger

CyberForum Academy
++49 721.602 897-627

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Yasmine Schulze

CyberForum Akademie
0721.602 897-601

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Ana López

CyberForum Akademie
0721.602 897-657

Personnel & recruiting

Are you looking for specialists or do you want to enter the IT branch as an apprentice, specialist or professional? We can offer you many services for specialists and recruiting.  


Sie wollen Kindern und Jugendlichen Zugang zu technischen und informatischen Grundkenntnissen bieten und dabei z.B. als Sponsor von Technik-AG auftreten, bei unseren Feriencamps referieren oder auch Unternehmensbesuche anbieten? Dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre Kontaktaufnahme.

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Sebastian Stahl

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-644

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Daniel Haubrich

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-641

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Stephan Kallauch

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-48

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Joerg Torkler

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-628

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Hannah Beinke

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-641

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Dr. Christiane Klobasa

CyberForum Baden Baden
+49 721.602 897-27 | +49 7221.403 857-4

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Niklas Baum

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-641

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Dörte Schäfer

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-32

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Beate Scheuermann

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-18

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Dr. Michaela Maier

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-17

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Dominik Nunnenmann

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-610

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Laura Gölz

Auszubildende Kauffrau für Büromanagement
0721.602 897-659

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Tanja Enzmann

Talents & Career
+49 721.602 897-42

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Max Fuhrmann

Apprentice for office management
0721.602 897-630

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Alla Tolstikova

Talents & Career
0721.602 897-658

Business development

Are you interested in founding a business, would like to invest in one or have questions about founding and growing a company? We will be delighted to help you.

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Daniel Karszt

Head of CyberLab
+49 721.602 897-31

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Nicolai Droll

Lead Startup Development
0721.602 897-709

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Janina Scheerer

Lead Startup Network
0721.602 897-705

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Lukas Wolter

Project Manager Venture Capital
0721.602 897-708

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Sarah Ochs

Startup Consultant
0721.602 897-714

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Isabel Ernst

Project Manager Startup Consulting
0721.602 897-717

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Annabell Münzinger

Junior Startup Consultant
0721.602 897-714

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Sirkka Renger

Startup Consultant
0721.602 897-723

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Miriam Albrecht


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Daniel Heuser

Business Development
+49 721.602 897-51

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David Ungerer

Business development
0721.602 897-58

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Martina Hardt

Leitung Unternehmensentwicklung
0721.602 897-37

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Oezer Kopdur

Investor Network
+49 721.602 897-50

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Julia Boelcke

Project Assistant
0721.602 897-713

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Timur Sarkisov

Venture Partner Manager
0721.602 897-718

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Michelle Roin

Community Manager
0721.602 897-722

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Clara Schimmelpfennig-Röhm


Innovation & Digital Ecosystems

Are you looking for exciting companies in Baden-Württemberg and a factual exchange about digitalization topics in all southwestern regions? We can connect you with the digital economy players in Baden-Württemberg.

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Kerstin Goos

Innovation & Digital Ecosystems
+49 721.602 897-41

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Charlène Fischer

Innovation & Digital Ecosystem
0721.602 897-639

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Karim Jaga

Werkstudent Innovation & Digital Ecosystem

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Sophia John

Innovation & Digital Ecosystem
0721.602 897-663

Central organisation

We ensure that the CyberForum works. We make the network available to you, sometimes more behind the scenes.

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Sonja Litinas

+49 721.602 897-12

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Martin Hofmann

Funding projects & Financial accounting
+49 721.602 897-39

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Emil Willersinn

Auszubildender Kaufmann für Büromanagement
0721.602 897-660

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Zeynep Aktas

Team Support

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Andreas Bertsch

Project Engineering & Controlling
+49 721.602 897-26

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Peter Balzer

(internal) IT-Development
+49 721.602 897-33

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Lea Aichele

Abrechnung Förderprojekte & Accounting
0721.602 897-653

Economic support

We work closely with the City of Karlsruhe’s Economic Development Department to represent the interests of the IT sector even better. Your and our contact partner in the city. 

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Ralf Eichhorn

City of Karlsruhe Economic Development Department
+49 721.133-7340

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Steffen Buhl

City of Karlsruhe Economic Development Department
+49 721.133-7343

The board of the CyberForum

Our board of directors consists of personalities from politics, economy and administration. The board is elected at the annual General Meeting and is responsible for the strategy. 

Board of Directors

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Markus Hennig

Board member

CEO Agile Partners GmbH

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Ralf Schneider

Board member


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Martin Hubschneider

Board member

CEO CAS Software AG

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André Hellmann

Board member

CEO netzstrategen GmbH

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Dr. Gerda Frank

Board member

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Andrea Scholz

Board member

Director Wirtschaftsförderung Karlsruhe

Joint board

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Robert Szilinski

Board member

CEO esentri AG

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Antje Leminsky

Board member

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Tobias Joch

Board member

CEO inovex GmbH

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Andreas Thorwarth

Board member

Borad member Volksbank Karlsruhe Baden-Baden eG

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Dr. Arne Rudolph

Board member

Director IHK Karlsruhe

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Dr. Tom Schneider

Board member

CTO TRUMPF Werkzeugmaschinen SE + Co. KG

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Matthias Hornberger

Chairman of the board

CEO Kizoo Technology Capital GmbH

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Dirk Fox

Board member

CEO Secorvo Security Consulting GmbH

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Richard Einstmann

Board member

CEO Bechtle GmbH & Co KG

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Dr. Sven R. Schmidt-Rohr

Board member

CEO ArtiMinds Robotics GmbH

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Frank Roth

Board member

AppSphere AG

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Marc Sesemann


Vorstand Sparkasse Karlsruhe

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Jan Reichert

Board member

kr3m. media GmbH

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Jan Wiesenberger

Board member

FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik

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Martin Trenkle


Geschäftsführer Workwise GmbH

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Dr. Iris Schwenk

Board member

CEO HQS Quantum Simulations GmbH

The CyberForum Trustees Board

A Trustees Board was appointed to promote the interests of the association. The Board members are composed of up to ten people from politics, the economy and administration. Gabriele Luczak-Schwarz, Mayoress of the city Karlsruhe, is the Chair of this committee.
Her duties as Mayoress include finances, investments, economy and employment, city marketing, congresses, exhibitions, events, tourism, utilities, traffic and ports as well as area management.  

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Gabriele Luczak-Schwarz


Economic Mayor City of Karlsruhe

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Anita Berres

Board of Trustees

Berres - Strategy & Kinesiology

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Prof. Dr. Holger Hanselka

Board of Trustees

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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Dr. Christoph Schnaudigel

Board of Trustees

District of Karlsruhe

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Margret Mergen

Board of Trustees

Mayor City of Baden-Baden

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Dr. Friedrich G. Hoepfner

Honorary Chairman CyberForum e.V.

Hoepfner Strategie

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Cornelia Petzold-Schick

Board of Trustees

Mayor City of Bruchsal

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Gabriele Calmbach-Hatz

Board of Trustees

Papier Fischer

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Prof. Dr. Frank Artinger

Board of Trustees

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences