David Schmidt

Chief Product Officer

  • From studies (math/computer science and sociology/political science) to Zalando for machine learning/data science
  • Switched to business administration/economics topics at Zalando (learning on the job, online lectures) and stayed with it
  • then consulting/innovation management and digital product development for German corporations, SMEs and non-profits for the last 8 years
  • discovered “business design” as an underdeveloped field and helped to build it up and spread it (medium, meetups, LinkedIn, masterclass, mentoring)
  • co-founded three startups