Joerg specialises in technology commercialisation - with a strong focus on space - and has been involved in numerous primarily international activities in both space and early-stage equity finance since 1987.
After pursuing a first career in space business (research & technology management) he became venture capitalist in the early 1990s. His firm JKIC is a longstanding and recognised label in the global space community, advising space-related government authorities, industry, SMEs and selected investors worldwide using its proprietary global network of leading expertise and acting as intermediary. JKIC supports space ventures, facilitates business partnerships, equity finance, global links and strategy development.
Joerg serves as board member of several high-tech startups and investor boards, has been involved with new business creation in the space arena around the globe (i.e. RapidEye, Orbital Recovery Corp., iBOSS, etc.), and is featured in “the faces of space”. He also acts as lecturer at international post-graduate master degree programmes since the 1990s. Joerg holds a diploma degree in aerospace engineering from RWTH Aachen University (Germany) and is an ISU alumnus. Joerg was born in 1961 and is married, with two children.