Over 30 years of healthcare experience with a focus on sales, marketing, KOL management, business development and communications in pharma- medtec and OTC. Michael has worked for large corporations such as Merck and Baxter as well as a number of small companies and start-ups. For the start-up Nitec from Mannheim, Germany, Michael worked for 10 years to help building the marketing and sales organization, up to the merger with Horizon Pharma and the IPO on Nasdaq. After this exciting period he joined for EIT Health Germany where he was several years engaged as Stakeholder Relations Lead managing EIT Health’s business relationships in Baden-Württemberg with ministries, institutions, and start-ups. Today he is active as a freelance consultant for young companies.