Florian Brody

Mentor Catalyst

Florian Brody is the managing partner at Brody & Partners, a startup business mentor, and certified life coach working with companies and individuals to develop their individual and corporate narratives. Born and educated in Vienna, he has been working for over 20 years in Silicon Valley and co-founded four companies. He is a digital media pioneer and the co-inventor of the first electronic books. He developed digital media strategies for Apple Austria and Ciba-Geigy Novartis and created the first interactive book with Kodak.

Brody has been teaching digital media theory and business management for over 30 years. He held the first chair for multimedia at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and was a member of the graduate faculty of Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA and lecturer at the Universidad de Las Palmas, Gran Canaria. He is an adjunct professor at the Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences and a senior instructor at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria.

Brody is published in multiple languages and a keynote speaker at international conferences. He teaches at universities in Europe and the US, spoke at several TED events and is published in multiple languages. He is a certified Integral coach with extensive experience in mindfulness practices.

Expertise

Skills:  Product Strategies, International Strategies, EU Companies entering Silicon Valley, Branding, Design Strategies

Industry:  Digital Media, Communications, PR, Design

Stage: Seed Stage, A Round

Mentorship Programs: PlugandPlay, NestGSV, Runway

Do you want more startup expertise on your team?

Mentor Bureau is a group of professional mentors who you can rely on for the right questions to lead to the right direction for your startup.Whether you are outside one of the startup epicenters or right in the heart of one, we invite you to consider working with Mentor Bureau to complement your existing team and accelerate your startup’s growth.

Since we are more of an accelerant instead of an Accelerator, we don’t have a standard schedule or calendar to follow. Instead, we offer the right advice for right where you are and right where you want to go. As a new startup ourselves, we follow our own advice, and will only be taking on eight (8) startups to join our first Startup Circle.

To get started, we offer a free assessment to qualifying startups. Should we both determine that Mentor Bureau has the right experience and the right talents for your specific needs, we will determine our planned areas of focus and begin working together.

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