Founder & CEO, Solvemate
Erik is a visionary founder that believes that technology has a real positive impact on the world. He is passionate about AI, computers and software. He likes structure and efficiency, is KPI obsessed and a master of keyboard shortcuts. Prior to Solvemate, Erik founded Vaola.de, an eCommerce platform that he lead for four years, reaching 70 employees. In his early 20s, he was a professional sportsman competing in white water canoeing. After winning the German Championships in all age classes, his career culminated in becoming World Champion in 2007 and winning the World Series for three consecutive years. He is the father of three little kids and is enjoying Geocaching, climbing, running and mountain biking. Erik studied business administration at HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Business.