Christian Andres

PARTNER (GER)
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Christian joined i5invest as a Partner to support companies with driving innovation as well as business and corporate development assistance.

He is based in Munich / Germany and focuses on the Automotive industry, Mobility market, Industrial- and Energy Technologies. With combining in-depth sector and corporate development expertise, Christian can identify the potential of tech companies and lead them to accelerated growth. Christian truly knows how to scale an organization to a global player by  leveraging his network, partnerships and innovative financing solutions.

In 2008 he founded zielpuls, a company focusing on Strategy, Technology and IT consultancy. He scaled the company to 120 employees and in 2016 sold zielpuls in order to invest and support new ventures and businesses ideas. He gained deep expertise in automotive development processes, connectivity of vehicles and autonomous driving. Moreover he was responsible for recruiting talents and introducing employee programs.

Prior to being an entrepreneur he worked as a technology consultant in distributed wide electronic systems.

Christian studied mechatronics at the university of Weingarten and Queensland University of Technology. Additionally, he holds several certificates and professional developments in economics and corporate development.