Katrin is managing director of Fielmann Ventures, innovation and investment unit of the Fielmann Group. The Fielmann Group is a stock-listed family business based in Hamburg, Germany. As the most customer-centric provider of eyewear, contact lenses and hearing aids, Fielmann serves 27 million active customers through an omnichannel platform comprised of digital sales channels as well as 900 retail stores across 16 countries. Katrin previously founded a start-up in digital health and worked in strategy and business development for Philips. She holds graduate degrees in Business Administration / International Management from the University of Applied Sciences Bremen as well as from KEDGE Business School Marseilles and a master’s degree in International Business from Maastricht University.