Dr. Bernhard Schmid has been active for 25 years as entrepreneur and manager of
ITC / High-tech and consulting companies. He studied Computer Science and
conducted an Executive MBA successfully (both 'with distinction') before he achieved
a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) with a thesis about corporate finance as
regards German SMEs.
- Career: General Manager of various B2B companies, Member of the Board of
Directors of a publicly listed ITC company with 19 premises as well as Director Germany, Austria and Switzerland of an Accenture-company.
- over 25 successful Corporate Finance transactions: IPO, growth financing, M&A,
MBI / MBO / successor planning.
- Advisor of several international companies: amongst others portfolio companies of
SAP-founder Dietmar Hopp, biggest qualification company, leading software
vendor, Top-15 MBA-Business School etc.
- author of various articles and books, speaker / moderator of strategy congresses
for FOCUS, Die Welt group, Süddeutscher Verlag, WEKA etc.
- active as Business Angel
The GVM team is complemented by experienced experts as regards GVM core