Dr. - Ing. Katrin StarkIndependent Strategy and Financial Advisory
Katrin Stark studied Computer Science and Mathematics in Germany and the USA and received her doctorate in Artificial Intelligence - Computer Vision.She began her professional career in 1998 as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in the Startups, Technology, HealthCare and Finance sectors. From 2007, Katrin Stark held various management positions at Commerzbank AG, including Divisional Director Corporate Banking and Divisional Director Non-Core-Assets, as CFO-COO of EurohypoAG. During this time, she also served on the supervisory boards of CommerzRealAG, Hanseatic ShipAsset Management GmbH and CERI Int. Sp. z.o.o.; chairwoman of the advisory boards of the equity funds PinovaCapital (Fund 1) and AfinumManagement GmbH (Fund 5). After holding positions as Managing Director in various management functions at the top management level of Deutsche Bank AG, she moved to Silicon Valley Bank AG to help establish the German branch as Managing Director.
Since Feb. 2019, she has been frelanced as an independent consultant for strategy, digital business models and innovation as well as Financial Advisor. She is also a member of the Advisory Board of CCEX Cloud Commodities Exchange GmbH and the German Design Council, responsible for the Digitization Index, and a member of the German Innovation Awards jury.