Volker Heistermann is an experienced investment professional with over 25 years of experience in investment, business development, and innovation management. He has worked in key markets such as the USA, Germany, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. Mr. Heistermann co-founded Yushan Ventures, a successful early-stage technology scouting and investment firm, and launched Mosaic Venture Lab in 2018. This cutting-edge initiative is dedicated to creating innovative solutions for urban mobility and electrification and is backed by Continental AG, Audi AG, Volkswagen AG, and the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs. As a venture partner at TPTF, a $100 million venture capital fund, Mr. Heistermann is well-positioned to identify and invest in the most promising technology ventures.
Mr. Heistermann previously held senior positions at leading companies such as Google, AT&T, Commerzbank, and investment bank Rutberg & Co. With a B.A. in Financial Law and a Marketing diploma from the University of California, Mr. Heistermann is a sought-after speaker at technology industry conferences and a trusted advisor to organizations like APEC. He also plays an active role as a member of the Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) – SAE Work Group.
Mr. Heistermann’s experience and track record make him a standout among industry peers, with a demonstrated ability to identify and invest in the next big thing.
WORK EXPERIENCE AND AWARDS
Head of Strategic Corporate Partnerships, Mosaic Venture Lab, Taiwan (2019 - present)