Instructor

Jens Weitzel

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JENS WEITZEL, MBA, managing partner at the international boutique consulting firm of Yabusame Partners, is an enterprise software and technology executive who has held senior executive roles in strategy, sales, and business development at global enterprises and Silicon Valley startups. He has broad horizontal and vertical experience in software, SaaS, and cloud companies and focuses on B2B companies in automotive and mobility, IoT, supply chain and logistics, manufacturing, energy, sustainability, and financial services verticals. Weitzel, who launched his career in Germany and the Asia Pacific region, has lived in Silicon Valley for 20 years. A frequent speaker, judge, and panelist at technology events, he serves as strategic advisor or board member on numerous startup boards and is an active mentor at several Silicon Valley accelerators, including StartX, the Stanford University Startup Accelerator, the German Accelerator, Silicon Valley Ignite, and sFoundation.