Severin Haemmerl is a Principal with Next47’s Accelerator Team. His focus is on building the next generation businesses for Siemens. Prior to joining Next47 as an Associate in 2018, Severin held engineering and operations management positions in a VC-backed MedTech startup company and in an accelerator and impact investment organization for emerging markets. Severin is the co-founder and chairman of kick it international e.V., an award-winning non-profit serving children in socially deprived neighborhoods. Together with his wife, he enjoys consulting other social ventures in their free time –or they go hiking and climbing in the Alps with friends. Severin holds a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Technical University of Munich.