Tim Miksche is Head of Audi Denkwerkstatt, the German carmaker’s ideation and acceleration Hub based in Berlin, Germany, to develop digital business models together with their partner Techstars. Rejoining Audi after four years working abroad in the uprising start-up ecosystem in Tokyo, Japan, where he supported international start-ups to grow their business potential in Japan. During this time, he also acted as a Representative for Japan of the German Start-ups Association (BVDS). Before his time overseas, Tim gathered nearly 20 years of professional experience within AUDI AG in marketing, sales, design, innovation management, and digitization. As an experienced speaker, mentor, and juror, he won the prestigious international pitching competition at SLUSH Tokyo 2018.