CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Georg Schwegler joined the Transamerica Ventures team in September 2013 as the founding Managing Director/CEO. Prior to joining Transamerica, he was the CEO of T-Venture, the corporate venture unit of Deutsche Telekom and T-Mobile, where he established a broad network in the venture capital, start-up, and technology communities in Europe, the United States and Israel.
Georg has been in the venture capital industry for 14 years and has served on numerous boards in a supervisory board member or observer role. Before T-Venture, he led the central R&D and innovation program of Deutsche Telekom. Earlier in his career, he worked as a consultant in marketing and innovation research. Georg holds a PhD in business administration from the University of Cologne in Cologne, Germany.
Did You Know?
Georg is an avid runner and motorcycle enthusiast. He says he is addicted to classical motorbikes, and he can explain the difference between a crankshaft and a camshaft.