Holger G. Weiss has a 15+ year track record in managing technology driven companies with focus on consumer centric services. He helped to develop gate5 from the early days – a global leader in mobile navigation software, which got acquired by Nokia in 2006. This acquisition was the foundation of HERE maps, a digital mapping service provider, which got acquired in 2015 by three German car makers for nearly 3 Bln EUR.
Mr. Weiss has a deep expertise in the field of connected mobility. He was one of the first investors of Aupeo and led the startup from 2010 on as managing director and CEO. Under his leadership Aupeo developed into one of the leading provider for internet-based audio content for the automotive industry. In April 2013 the company got acquired by Panasonic Automotive Systems of North America. At the end of 2015 Mr. Weiss handed over the operational leadership of the company.
Besides his business activities he is an enthusiastic mentor and also business angel for young founders. Weiss is member of the board in various technology companies. He consults medium-sized companies as well as tech- and industry related associations. He is an author, moderator and speaker.