Axel Tillmann is Managing Partner at Alpha-Consult, a going to market and business strategy consulting firm and is alsoCEO of Pitch Global Innovation Capital.Be it transitioning to a new market, brand, strategy, or partnership, Mr.TIllmannhelps clients design understandable plans, and innovate meaningful solutions. Mr. Tillmann brings close tothree decades of leadership experience to the table, having directed numerous startups to and through successfulexits, which also allowed him to gain a wealth of experience dealing with publicly held firms. Known as a serialentrepreneur, Mr. Tillmann is a well-known, well-connected expert involving start-ups, entrepreneurship andenterprise endorsement. In the last 5 years Mr. Tillmann consulted with 100s of firms from a wide range of technologyand industry sectors (Communication, Internet Security, IoT, Travel Industry, Life Sciences, Renewable Energy andGreen Technologies) Prior positions were with RVC-USA, $1B Fund of Funds, and a Going-To-Market strategy firmfor foreign companies that wanted to enter the US market, Alpha Consult (among many projects lead a team ofGerman Energy developers to work on the opportunity for 300 MW wind power in New Hampshire cooperatingwiththe then Governor of NH), Arcsight (acquired by HP), Azure Technologies (acquired by GN), ENIRA Technology(acquired by ArcSight) and GBS Laboratories. In 1998 he founded NOVILIT, Inc., a firm specializing in the design ofelectronic automation products and protocols. At NOVILIT, Mr. Tillmann oversaw and successfully ran the funding,market strategy all product development and R&D for the firm. An accomplished speaker and author well known forhis technical expertise, Mr. Tillmann advises numerous industry organizations and served as Chairman of the Boardof Alion Energy, Chairman of the Board of Appnow, Past Member of the BoD of SMI (before recent M&A), and is inthe BoA of more than 10 other companies. He holds degrees in Bachelor of Science in EE from the University ofWuppertal in Germany and a Bachelor of Science in BA from Luebeck.