With more than a decade of experience in the e-waste industry, Olaf has been involved with 4THBIN since 2009. As 4THBIN’s Senior Advisor, Olaf will help guide 4THBIN 4.0 into the next chapter of its evolution. Olaf will focus on technology and strategic development in both the US and Germany.
As a proven serial entrepreneur, Olaf has established several marketing, branding, and software development companies in the US and Germany. His passion for entrepreneurship and innovation directly aligns with his favorite quote by Frank Zappa, “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
Throughout his career, Olaf has acquired expertise in developing and leading multidisciplinary teams. Olaf also has a successful track record in managing digital solutions and growing brands and businesses. After running marketing tech companies in the US and Germany, Olaf assumed Head of Technology and CTO roles in branding agencies in New York and Berlin. More recently, he has been supporting various projects as a freelance digital consultant and a co-founder of an employee happiness and workplace diversity start-up.
Olaf has an MBA from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and speaks German and English. Olaf and his wife Jamie have two young children and currently live in Berlin. When he’s not working, you can find Olaf exploring the city and searching for the best coffee and sushi places.