Paul Preiss is CTO and co-founder of Vermando, which specialises in the digitalisation of trades. Paul works in the areas of innovation, product development and marketing. As entrepreneur and business consultant he has gathered pertinent experience in building businesses and the development of business models. He is an expert in the development and implementation of new business models with lean startup methods, and has advised both small businesses as well as large concerns in strategy development and implementation as well as digitalisation. As startup coach he is intimately familiar with the challenges faced by young entrepreneurs. Paul studied physics and economic sciences at Ulm University and received a doctorate in quantum physics.