About me

Petra is a native German and has been based in Silicon Valley/Bay Area for the last 20 years. She has lived and worked all over the world and brings a truly global perspective to her activities. She operates at the intersection of business strategy, leadership development and technology and works with clients across the world.

Through her work with hundreds of C-Suite Executives as well as her start-Up and board advisory activities, Petra brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the table in the areas of Strategy & Business Development, Leadership Development, Stakeholder & Board Management as well as Change & Conflict Management and Talent Due Diligence for investments and/or M&A purposes. Her passion are people and taking leaders and their organizations to the next level is her focus.

Leadership as a Service is the foundation for her business and mentoring approach. This includes optimizing Business Models, Business Strategy and respective strategic initiatives, creating alignment between executive leaders, their teams, their investors and board members, developing secure-base leaders, leveraging technologies to collect actionable data sets that support human-centric leadership and building impactful and powerful networks. All of which is key to driving strong business results.

Petra is very invested and focused on connecting her Executive and Investor Network in Silicon Valley and beyond with her European Network. She is also a board member for How Women Lead, an organization that is focused on bringing more diversity into the board room as well as into the leadership and investment community.

Petra is a Managing Partner in ETHOS 8 (Website to be relaunched in August), a Director with the Alliance of Chief Executives, a partner on the Boardwise Team, a Global Executive Coach, Angel investor and Start-up Advisor.

Mentoring Topics

  • Strategy & Business Development
  • Leadership
  • Change and Conflict Management
  • Network Building
  • Pitching to US based Angels
  • Family Offices & Venture Firms
  • Leveraging the Silicon Valley Ecosystem

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