Dr. Peter Kayatz

Inhaber, Business Coach & Interim Manager, Waterbergh Management e.U.

Oetz, Austria


Business Plan Development
Business Development
Executive Coaching
Interim management
Business Model Generation
Project Management
Customer Development
Patent Licensing
Value Proposition Canvas
Training & Coaching
Contract Negotiation
Lean Management


Professional experience for Peter Kayatz

  • Current 3 years and 6 months, since Oct 2019

    Founder & CEO

    Stams Diagnostics GmbH

  • Current 3 years and 7 months, since Sep 2019

    Member of the Board

    INiTS Universitäres Gründerservice Wien GmbH
  • Current 5 years, since Apr 2018

    Board Member

    Regenta Pharmaceuticals

  • Current 5 years and 4 months, since Dec 2017

    Member Advisory Board

    Alpine Quantum Technologies

  • Current 8 years and 1 month, since Mar 2015

    Lecturer in Financial Planning & Management

    UFL - Private University of the Principality of Liechtenstein

  • Current 14 years and 10 months, since Jun 2008

    Business Coach & Interim Manager

    Waterbergh Management e.U.

    Certified Interim Manager with proven achievements in change management, coaching & training, fundraising and financing (public & private), business development, partnering, licensing, as well as in conducting due diligence for venture capital firms. - My experience is your Peace of Mind! Specialties: Business planning, licensing, financing, negotiations between entrepreneurial companies and large multinational companies.

  • 2016 - 2019

    Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Marketing

    MCI Management Center Innsbruck
  • 2012 - 2019

    Member Advisory Board

    tech2b Inkubator GmbH

  • 2004 - 2017

    Juror & Coach

    Science4Life e.V.

    Science4Life is an independent start-up initiative that offers consulting, support and further education for young companies in the life sciences, chemistry and energy sectors throughout Germany free of charge. It was founded in 1998 as a non-profit organization and has been an association since 2003. Initiators and sponsors are the Hessian state government and the health company Sanofi.

  • 2015 - 2015

    Coach & Panellist at the Ingite Training Program for Entrepreneurship

    Cambridge Judge Business School

    gnite is an intensive, one-week training program for aspiring entrepreneurs and corporate innovators to trial and prepare business ideas for the commercial environment. Peter was invited by the program manager of Ignite to contribute in form of one-to-one coachings (expert clinics) and joining the final pitching panel.

  • 2 years and 2 months, Sep 2008 - Oct 2010

    Board Member


    Shareholder and Coach

  • 5 years and 3 months, Mar 2003 - May 2008

    Interim Managing Director

    AlcaSynn Pharmaceuticals

    Interim Managing Director of Star-up Company (Ltd) Set up of Organisation Acquisition of Grants and Soft Loans > 1 Mio. € Acquisition of Corporate Venture Capital > 10 Mio. €. - Trade Sale to Sanochemia Pharmazeutika, Vienna, in 2006.

  • 2008 - 2008

    Board Member

    Axon Neuroscience

  • 1 year and 6 months, Oct 2002 - Mar 2004

    Incubation Manager

    CAST Center for Academic Spin-offs Tyrol

    Portfolio management, interim management, venture development, fund raising.

  • 2 years and 9 months, Feb 2000 - Oct 2002

    Venture Capital Advisor

    IVP Innovations & Venture Partners (now "Concentro")

    Head of the Competence Center Life Sciences, - Consulting of venture capital firms, venture screen, due diligence, start-up consulting, acquisition of venture capital, interim management

  • 7 months, Oct 2001 - Apr 2002

    Interim Manager

    Roche Innovatis

    Redesign and setup of organizational structure, workflow management and product development, subsequent to a growth financing by Ventizz Capital Partners, Düsseldorf. - Innovatis was sold to Roche in 2009

  • 10 months, Apr 2000 - Jan 2001

    Interim Investment Manager

    IMH - Industrie Management Holding

    Interim Investment Manager Life Sciences- venture screen and evaluation, management presentations, due diligence, investment proposal. - Today, the IMH-Funds are managed by Triginta.

Educational background for Peter Kayatz

  • 2000 - 2001

    Postgraduate 'BioBusiness'

    University of Heidelberg

    Management of high-tech companies, accounting, financing & valuation, controlling, patenting & licensing

  • 1999 - 1999

    Postgraduate 'Medical Biometry'

    University of Heidelberg

    Methods for the descriptive and analytical biostatistics and the interpretation thereof.

  • 1997 - 1999

    Cell Biology

    Technical University Aachen (RWTH)

    Development of the first electron microscopic technique for the ultra structural localization of lipid peroxides. Publication in 'Methods of Enzymology'

  • 1997 - 2000


    University of Cologne, Medical School

    Investigations regarding the pathogenesis of AMD (age related macular degeneration), with focus on the processing of peroxidized lipids and proteins in the retina of rats. A total of 11 scientific full papers. There of two first Author Papers in 'Invest Ophtalmol Vis Sci'

  • 1 year and 2 months, Jun 1993 - Jul 1994

    Diploma Thesis - Protein Chemistry

    Diabetes Research Institute, Duesseldorf

    'Signal transduction of the insulin receptor – investigation of the autophosphorylation sites of the intra cellular domain of the insulin receptor'

  • 1987 - 1994

    University Degree in Biology

    University of Cologne

    Advanced courses in biochemistry, molecular genetics, organic chemistry, botanic Grants by Bayer AG and Carl-Duisberg-Foundation


  • German

    First language

  • English


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