Gerald Vollnhals

The organizer · Founder & COO
Daily business requires multiple functions and issues to get organized and solved. Teambuilding, operations, financial and customer related tasks need continuous awareness. All processes and interfaces between R&D, design, production, sales and other faculties have to be brought into a smoothly working balance.

Top performance of organisations

For ADVA Optival Networking Gerald developed the first WDM-systems for ww usage in fiberoptics networks. More than 20 years later the company is now a world market leader in this business and employs more than 1700 people worldwide. ADVA is publicly traded.

Gerald transformed Immobilienscout into a real online company, the most successful real estate market place in Europe. The company was sold in 2007 for more than 500m EUR.

The german daughter company of UK based “The Cloud” was growing very fast in 2007 by buying two competitors. Gerald was responsible for the mergers and the integration. Later on the company could be merged with a large supplier for WLAN installations in Germany.

ADVA

ADVA

ImmobilienScout24

ImmobilienScout24

WiFi powered by The Cloud

Mass Production

SCM Microsystems was a large supplier for smartcard readers and set-top boxes. Gerald was responsible for the European business and the production site in Singapore.

SCM microsystems

SCM microsystems

Serial Entrepreneur

Gerald was a founding partner for 1-2-3family GmbH, GOVECS GmbH and trubblu group AG. In all cases he served the companies as managing director for several years and financed the companies as a business angel in the early stages. 1-2-3family GmbH was an information and social media platform for families. GOVECS GmbH is the first european supplier for high quality electric scooters and trubblu group AG developed a customer relation management system for analog trading and service companies (i.e. bakeries, hair cutters, cloths shops etc.)

123 Family

123 Family

Govecs

Govecs

trubblu

trubblu

Product Development
Products that changed high-tech industries

Vertilas

Vertilas

Infoscreen

Infoscreen

Dipl. Physicist
Technical Physics/BA

Technische Universität München

Technische Universität München

meisterwerk ventures
Founder & COO

1-2-3family GmbH, GOVECS GmbH, trubblu AG
Founder & Managing Director

Vertilas GmbH
Managing Director

Immobilienscout 24 GmbH
Operations Manager, Board Member

SCM Microsystems GmbH
European Operations Manager

ADVA Optical Networking
Director Operations

INFOSCREEN GmbH
Technical Manager

TU München
Diplom Physiker

Born 1965