Alexander is Techstars Managing director at the METRO Accelerator for RETAIL in Berlin. Alexander was the GM @MakerBot Europe a division of 3D Printing market leader Stratasys. As a long time entrepreneur in software implementation and consulting @HAFNER’S BÜRO he was first to bring MakerBot to Europe and worked with 3D printing Professionals and Startups on ideas to provide this ecosystem to new fields in engineering, healthcare, education and consumers with establishing a reseller, retail and service network for the brand. He was invited to Stanford University to lecture about European Market Entry Strategies for Tech Startups in 2015. He is enthused about entrepreneurial environments, sales, marketing, lead generation and business development. Alexander stands for building businesses and teams from scratch and foster profitable growth. He lives in Berlin and calls Florida his second home.