A German and Mexican citizen, Sebastian has worked in academia, business consulting and startups. In Mexico City he studied business and politics before working at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Security and Trade research. In Berlin, Sebastian obtained a Masters degree at the Hertie School of Governance with a focus on the economic determinants of the startup ecosystem in Berlin. After a year in consulting, he worked with the executive board of zanox, the largest affiliate marketing network in Europe, before moving on to a BD position at Jospotting and developing large corporate client accounts.