Godehard Gerling, M.A. is co-founder and managing partner of Munich-based consultancy go3consulting. Originally wanting to become a linguistics professor, he fell in love with Apple’s Mac during a scholarship at Stanford University. Back in Germany, he co-founded what became a successful Apple reseller chain. Subsequently, he worked for Apple, Dell, Akamai Technologies, and Siemens, managing EMEA or worldwide product management and business development organizations.

In consulting since 2011, he specializes in supporting enterprises in their digital transformation. In addition, Godehard teaches ‘Innovation and Product Management’ at Rosenheim University’s Computer Science department and has co-authored a book on Design Thinking. As a Business Innovation Coach for the EC’s Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises (EASME), he has mentored several startups and early stage companies over the years.