Simon Fischer

Managing Director

Simon is managing director at Clevis Research GmbH. His portfolio includes finances, key account management and project supervision. Simon has acquired specialist expertise in the fields of project management, market entry assessment, corporate finance as well as in the marine, aerospace & defence, TIME and financial services sectors. He holds a degree in classic business administration from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and the Catholic University of Leuven and holds an MBA in Business Innovation & Creation from the Technical University of Munich. He has held professional positions at Clevis Interim, Blue Ribbon Partners and E.ON. Sales & Trading. Simon is now also active in entrepreneurial organization at the Technical University of Munich (Alumni & Investment Club) and is committed to teaching as guest lecturer (MBA, Kickstart Program, etc.).

Ludwig Preller

Managing Director

Ludwig is founder and managing director at Clevis Research GmbH. He is responsible for sales and supervises project management, human resources, staffing and key account management. His industry focus is in the areas of digitization, Internet, industry, cleantech, energy and the service industry. His sector specialties include SME, private equity and VC funds, startups and consulting. Ludwig is an entrepreneur to the core and has already established more than ten companies. He was active in the ICT sector for about five years followed by five years in the energy/cleantech field and in the past five years he has been engaged in the service industry. Prior to joining Clevis, he worked for a family office where he set up a venture capital fund. His university education in business administration at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich was followed by postgraduate studies in "Technology Management" at the Center for Digital Technology and Management (CDTM). Ludwig is also a passionate supporter of social entrepreneurship and is involved in various pro bono projects in the social sector, for instance as a coach and mentor. He is also a great supporter of many entrepreneurship subjects, initiatives and institutions (GTEC Berlin, CDTM, Founders Fellows, etc.). He is also active as a lecturer and speaker on entrepreneurship at events and at various universities (LMU, TUM, CDTM, Zeppelin University, ESMT, etc.). Ludwig is an active angel investor and sits on the board of the MAS Angel Fund.