Dr. Christopher Smolka Program Director Germany German Accelerator
September 28, 2021
Christopher is a corporate innovation and venturing expert with an international background. As a Program Director at German Accelerator, he is responsible for the Kickstart International program, a Germany-based startup program for international expansion. In his position, he also leads the China Essentials workshop which helps German startups and SMEs explore their expansion opportunities to China. For his PhD research at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, he partnered with a range of social businesses and entrepreneurs in the Philippines. Christopher is based in Munich and has lived in the Philippines, the U.S., Denmark, and France.