Listen to the incredible story of Sibyll Brüggemann from working at Jochen Schweizer and Rocket Internet, to building up Jumia as CMO together with the founding team and accompanying the growth of Breather as VP Growth and Marketing.
This will be a great opportunity to mingle with the 20 students who were chosen by IBC to receive Germany's first digital scholarship „THINK DIGITAL– the scholarship for lateral thinkers and visionaries“. These include students who, at a young age, have already successfully founded startups, researched into artificial intelligence or programmed exciting applications. The aim of the scholarship is to further promote these people and make them fit for the digital job market.
Looking forward to seeing many faces!
Head Of Marketing - DACH
For over twelve years, Sibyll has been known in the European online and startup scene with multiple founding, growth and business angel roles. After working for Jochen Schweizer and Rocket Internet, she built up the corporate group Jumia as a CMO together with the founding team. She also supported Breather through their $40m Series C investment. Sibyll is now Head of Marketing for the DACH region at Klarna since May 2017.
Sibyll Brüggemann has been responsible for Klarna as Head of Marketing for the DACH region since May 2017. Klarna is one of Europe’s highest-valued tech startups backed by Sequoia Capital and Atomico with an annual revenue of 546mm USD (2017).
For over twelve years she has been known in the European online and startup scene. After working for Jochen Schweizer and Rocket Internet, she built up the corporate group Jumia as a CMO together with the founding team. Jumia is #1 online retailer in Africa backed by Rocket Internet, Goldman Sachs, AXA Group, MTN, and others. Sibyll launched Jumia in 10+ countries and led the marketing team from day 1 through to her departure. During this period the Jumia group became Africa's first unicorn with a valuation of $ 1 billion.
As an advisor she supported u.a. Breather.com, who accompanied her from New York City through their $ 40 million Series C investment. Breather is the leading network of on-demand meeting rooms and workspaces.
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