CODE_n is driven by a team of passionate people who live and breathe the vision of the initiative every day:

Ulrich Dietz, Initiator and Mastermind

A true entrepreneur, Ulrich Dietz set up his first company at the age of just 19. He founded GFT in 1987 and remains at its helm today. Ulrich Dietz is an active member of a number of committees which support startups and promote Germany as a prime international location for IT innovation. In 2011, he was named German Entrepreneur of the Year.

Moritz Gräter, Managing Director

CODE_n is moving forward. As the Managing Director Moritz is sitting in the driver’s seat of CODE_n. Together with his team he is on the road to find the Code of the New. Establishing an ecosystem with creative minds, inspiring startups, leading corporations and experienced entrepreneurs which help to pioneer new business models is the goal he is heading for.

Lena Gaede, Head of Marketing & Communications

Lena transforms the CODE_n vision into reality. In charge of the Marketing & Communication activities, she supervises all respective operational tasks. While supporting strategic planning, setting up unique events, taking care of the CODE_n Community & steering the CODE_n CONTEST, Lena brings in all her experience & passion from building up CODE_n since the very first start.

Edina Mezildzic, Project Manager CODE_n SPACES

Once you made it into the CODE_n SPACES, Edina will be your right hand and single point of contact - to name it: heart and soul of our SPACES. With creativity and her eye for details she is taking care of the residents’ community. You will see her always busy while organizing events, interior or inventing new formats – but always with her famous smile.

Katrin Frech, Project Manager CODE_n EVENTS

Event management – the dream job of many but the one Katrin lives with passion and lots of fun. Nothing seems impossible when she takes over the responsibility for conception and execution of internal and external events. May it be new ideas, the perfect service, fancy catering, a smooth conference program or taming artists – Katrin masters it all.

Lisa Flieg, Content Manager | Editor

Lisa is living and breathing corporate innovation and startup acceleration for years. While keeping an ear to the ground of our community she is the one who puts ideas into words – words into stories. As a pool of content Lisa keeps all channels up-to-date – to never let you miss a single bit of inspiration and knowledge.

Timo Scheffler, Business Development

With his passion for open innovation and digital business models Timo knows about the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation for established corporations. His bunch of keys opens the right doors to taking your corporate innovation activities to the next level. Timo is your point of entry when it comes to accelerating your business.

Robin König, Business Development & CODE_n CONNECT

Digital matchmaking made easy and possible: Robin not only puts in all his energy into further developing CODE_n CONNECT but bundles participation opportunities into powerful Corporate Memberships. Boosting digital networking with his sense for user experience and corporate innovation is why Robin is our perfect match.