Volker Hirsch, a corporate lawyer by original profession, was Global Head of Games for Blackberry. Before that he was Chief Strategy Officer at Scoreloop, a mobile social gaming platform with, at its peak, 450 million users.
He is an entrepreneur who founded/co-founded a total of 7 companies so far. He is a co-founder of Blue Beck, a 50-strong mobile development firm with 400+ person.
Volker is also an active angel investor, a Venture Partner at Emerge Education, Europe’s leading EdTech accelerator, and the Chairman of Bibblio. He is a board member and/or advisor to another 7 companies in EdTech, AI, IoT, Travel, Advertising and Gaming and a co-founder of Tech North Advocates, a non-profit initiative seeking to aid the evolving tech ecosystems in the North of England. Volker is also a frequent keynote speaker at technology conferences and corporate events around the world.