Florian Bohnert

Ideation · video editing · events management

About Me

I help people and organizations building purpose-driven #startups in #Asia. Follow me on Twitter @tech4earth! My goal-focused, practical way of working is called #TheFiveRights methodology. It empowers startups to plan and execute a strong operational strategy to boost growth. It’s also a strong vehicle for powerful and positive change to structure operations at large within the organization. Currently leading EMURGO's global marketing effort as Chief Marketing Officer based out of Singapore; EMURGO is the commercial & venture arm of Cardano, the first blockchain protocol to evolve out of a scientific philosophy, with a vision to bank the unbanked; EMURGO helps companies implement blockchain solutions in their operations to increase efficiency, security and transparency. Previously planned & executed the international expansion of Chinese bike sharing Unicorn Mobike from launch day in China (200 bikes), until US$ 3.7 billion acquisition in Apr. 2018 (9 million bikes), and subsequent IPO in Sep. 2018. Highly operational role as the first foreign hire (#37): covered BD, OPS, public and government relations, as well as marketing and growth, built public & private partnerships (United Nations, World Bank, Singtel, MasterCard), recruited dozens of talents, and oversaw growth in 20+ countries. Prior to Mobike, co-founded energy management SaaS WeSmart serving Michelin, PSA, Carrefour, BP Castrol as customers in greater China, raising USD 1 million in the company's first round of funding. Also Co-Director & Mentor @ Startup Grind, Mentor @ Chinaccelerator. M.Eng Thermal Engineering, M.Eng International Energy Management, M.Eng Sustainable Mobility Engineering. INSEAD-Tsinghua EMBA candidate. Fluent in English, Chinese & French, conversational in Spanish & Japanese. Lived and worked in France, USA, Venezuela, China, Singapore & Japan. Citizenships: France & Luxembourg.