Hanno Blankenstein

CEO at Unleash live


Founder, Investor, Board member, Keynote speaker, Coder, Advisor, Father, Dreamer. Before, he was responsible for leading and building the BCG Digital Ventures business across Asia, as part of the global BCG Digital Ventures Partnership. He was joint CEO of an award winning strategic design firm, S&C, which was acquired by BCG in July 2014. I was responsible for client development, engagement management and overall growth of the business. As CEO at Pocketweb, he was responsible for product innovation, partnerships, investor relations and business strategy. Pocketweb are building great location based services platforms for consumers and corporate clients on web and mobile. As Head of Innovation at Vodafone, he was responsible for driving idea incubation and product innovation across the business. As Head of Strategy at Vodafone, I was responsible for developing new business models, partnerships, evaluating mergers and acquisitions, analyzing competition, new technologies, regulations and new organisational structures. At Booz Allen Hamilton (now Booz&Co) his responsibilities involved building client relationships, managing multiple consulting teams and growing the business as part of the global Telecoms & Media management team. Specialties: Artificial intelligence, computer vision, embedded computing, autonomous vehicles, python, mobile telecoms, IT, hardware, financial services, banking, health, media, customer experience, entertainment, design, social media, marketing, business development, strategy and growth