VivaTech 2021


Stefan Drüssler

Managing director / Chief Operating Officer




Stefan Drüssler is Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of UnternehmerTUM. He is passionate about innovation and scalable start-ups. Stefan is responsible for UnternehmerTUM's education programs, the XPRENEURS Incubation Program and the Initiative for Industrial Innovators. Stefan supports the organization with about 300 employees to thrive for operational excellence, dedication to its strategy and determined cooperation of all departments. Before joining UnternehmerTUM early in 2017, Stefan Drüssler worked as strategy consultant for the Boston Consulting Group. UnternehmerTUM As the leading center for innovation and start-ups, we bring together a community that creates value for good. Facing challenges of society, we're on a search for solutions, drive technology beyond the status quo and empower people through education to make a difference. UnternehmerTUM was founded in 2002 by the entrepreneur Susanne Klatten. With more than 50 high-growth technology start-ups each year and its unique offering, it is the leading center for business creation in Europe. Climate change, the focus on renewable energies, diminishing resources – the only way to meet these huge social challenges is through innovation. Entrepreneurship and technology are key elements of competitiveness – they create value, lead to new jobs and accelerate growth. “Through my commitment, I want to encourage entrepreneurship in Germany. As an entrepreneur I know that the work of UnternehmerTUM is an important step towards a new culture of entrepreneurship in our society.” Susanne Klatten, Associate and Supervisory Board Chairwoman of UnternehmerTUM GmbH