Daniel Szabo is CEO of Körber Digital, Europe's largest in-house spinout company builder, specializing in digital deep tech ventures in engineering and manufacturing and a member of the extended board of Körber AG. He is the founder of YOU MAWO, the leading eyewear start-up. He is a globally experienced CxO and entrepreneur with broad experience in the Life Science, Industrial Goods, IOT, 3D Printing and Eyewear industries. He has extensive expertise in designing and leading digital venture development and building global high performing teams that excel with a performance culture and strong results. Daniel has a strong track record in building high powered entrepreneurial organizations in the digital space across multiple industries. Szabo studied economics at the University of St. Gallen and at the age of 27 was divisional strategy manager of a DAX-30 company. Furthermore, he led the global digital transformation program of a DAX-30 company before becoming divisional CEO of a leading technology group at the age of 32. In his spare time, Daniel founded YOU MAWO, a company that became the global technology and market leader in 3D-printed eyewear within four years.
He is the author of Corporate Rockstar (German language, Campus Verlag, 2020). Daniel continues to act as an angel investor and lives in Hamburg with his wife Friederike.