Jochen M. Wilms

Selbstständig, Managing Director, W Ventures GmbH

Berlin, Germany


New Business Development
Business Development
Interim Management
Business Strategie
Management Consulting
Market Analysis
Digital Marketing
Internationaler Vertrieb
Green Building
Competitive Analysis
Contract Negotiation
Online advertising
Marketing Management
Customer Acquisition
Film production
Renewable Energy
Strategic Planning
International business
Business Planning
Product Development
Music Industry
Venture Capital
Market Research
Direct Marketing
Brand Development
Alternative energy
Network Architecture
Strategic partnership
Product Management
Digital strategy
Public Relations
Sales Management
Product Marketing
Online Marketing
Building materials
Corporate Identity
Solar Thermal
Key Account Management


Professional experience for Jochen M. Wilms

  • Current 10 years and 1 month, since Apr 2014

    Founder & Managing Director

    W Ventures GmbH

    W Ventures is a Berlin based Venture Design and Venture Capital company that offers a complete framework for the acceleration of digital business ideas for leading international companies in key B2B and B2C sectors. The firm is an operational VC, technology provider and innovation hub together with its industry and technology partners. The firm supports startups from seed to growth and is able to combine the best assets of established companies with the speed and agile processes to accelerate growth.

  • Current 10 years and 4 months, since Jan 2014

    Managing Director

    W Ventures GmbH

  • 8 years and 1 month, Jan 2002 - Jan 2010

    Senior Executive Vice President Schüco Int. & President Schüco USA

    Schüco International KG

    Senior Executive Vice President & Board Member. In addition to management tasks as International Marketing Director and responsibilities as President of Schüco North America. Schüco not only provides state of the art window and façade technology for architects, fabricators, solar installers, developers, investors and clients. The aim is to provide tailored solutions for all market sectors from private homes to commercial & industrial projects. Broad product portfolio with high quality materials and design.

  • 9 years and 11 months, Mar 1992 - Jan 2002

    General Manager

    Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA

    Bertelsmann is a German multinational corporation based in Germany. It is one of the world's largest media companies and also active in the service sector and education. Products: Books, Music, Magazins, Publishing, Agency Services and Distribution. Responsible for Customer Relationship Marketing, New Member Marketing, Mail Order, Agency Services, e-commerce, Joint Ventures & Business Development. Member of the international IT Control Board. Director of international marketing expert committee.

  • 4 years, Apr 1988 - Mar 1992

    Sales & Marketing Director

    dm-drogerie markt GmbH + Co. KG

    dm-drogerie markt (usually abbreviated as dm) is a chain of retail stores headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, that sells cosmetics, healthcare items, household products and health food.

Educational background for Jochen M. Wilms

  • 1999 - 1999

    International Business

    Harvard Business School

  • 1981 - 1987

    Social and Economics Science

    Ruhr-Universität Bochum


  • German

    First language

  • English



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