M19 is comprised of an interdisciplinary team of experienced psychologists and business economists. Our backgrounds include academic research, clinical experience and human resource management. M19 stands for high-quality, tailor-made solutions that are designed in close cooperation with our clients. We work with a psychodynamic and systemic approach in the areas of organizational culture, leadership, change facilitation and coaching.
Peter van Overmeir
Peter Van Overmeir is a strategic business development expert. He brings almost 20 years of experience in management consulting and building new business in the mobile, IT and Telecom arena. As one of the pioneers in mobile music, Peter ran the first Mobile Music Download service in Europe and has been at the leading edge of mobile technology innovation ever since, consulting with corporations and start-ups on creating and executing growth strategies as well as building powerfull ecosystems.
ioX UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
ioXlab is making Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things real. Using rapid prototyping, many ideas can be made reality within a matter of weeks. Prototypes help communicate the story of products or services and they serve as proof of concept for new ideas – certainly better than any slide deck. With prototypes from ioXlab, companies will make better decisions, develop better products faster and with reduced market risks.
ioXlab is applying lean startup and agile methodologies, resulting in an iterative approach to product development where failing fast means failing cheap – and learning quickly.
Ralf Plücker is a senior consultant with focus on process optimizations, risk management, project management and digital transformation, including cloud, software-as-a-service, IoT, M2M, industry 4.0, audio, video, navigation, mobile and satellite networks.
Ralf is a technical expert, electrical engineer and software architect, combined with experience from building and leading a product management team with P&L responsibility, marketing and supplier management. This puts him in a unique position to orchestrate projects across disciplines, combined with communication skills up to C-level, trainings and 20 years of experience.
STARTPLATZ by Familie Gräf Holding
STARTPLATZ was founded in 2012 in the heart of Cologne by the directors of „Familie Gräf Holding GmbH“ , Dr. Lorenz Gräf and Matthias Gräf. STARTPLATZ not only is an incubator offering a multitude of workshops and mentoring programs, but it is also a very attractive coworking space for flex workers.
Since it opened its doors, STARTPLATZ has developed to be meeting point and melting pot for the regional startup community in the Rheinland. After the great success in Cologne, a second STARTPLATZ opened in Düsseldorf in the Medienhafen, the in-location for tech and fashion companies in the capitol of NRW in 2016.
Hendrik Lennarz is involved in the digital business as Product Manager and Growth Hacker for more than ten years. Most of his experiences are based on his job as Executive Director of Product & Technology at Trusted Shops, the European leading trust solution provider, located in Cologne. Hendrik built up, managed and synchronised up to seven agile product teams with more than 55 tech experts and helped Trusted Shops to increase its userbase up to more than 20.000 online retailers.
In 2016, Hendrik started his own consulting business, because he is very passionate about supporting startups and corporates with their individual digital strategy challenges.