CEO & Founder
Rock it Biz
Martina Neef is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor on entrepreneurship, education, startups & economic development. She uniquely combines a diverse background in engineering and business. This background and her appreciation for both developed and emerging countries have afforded her with the opportunity to work across industries and continents. Martina is an active advocate & mentor for global entrepreneurship. Her passion is entrepreneurship education with a focus on fostering the entrepreneurial mindset, competences and skills of adults and school children alike. She is supporting youth entrepreneurship in Germany via her non-profit initiative Rock it Biz. Martina is the founder and CEO of several companies. Before becoming an entrepreneur and angel investor she worked as a project executive for a marketing agency in the San Francisco Bay Area serving technology companies such as Apple, Acer & Sony. Martina advised Latin American investors & Ministries of Economy and Tourism on economic & business development projects. In that role Martina worked with the state-owned company FONATUR as well as on the initiative to bring back Formula One to Mexico. Over her career she successfully helped build new businesses & initiatives in Latin America and Europe. Martina is a member of various boards including the female advisory board of the HVB/ Unicredit, where she is focusing her time on the Future Skills Initiative.