With the creation of the Advisory Board, ThingForward has a team of experts at its disposal offering their experience and a broad spectrum of business and product strategy skills. ThingForward was able to win over Michael Schuller as the first member of the ThingForward Advisory Board. “We are happy to have won over Michael, who has played a major role in the development of the Internet business in Europe during the past 20 years,” says Oliver van Laak of ThingForward. “With his experience at CompuServe, AOL, Yahoo! and the work he has done for eSailors,” Oliver van Laak continues, “Michael has an exceptionally broad range of experience in technology-based business models.”
As an information technology engineer, Michael has worked as a technology leader for large international corporations, including CompuServe, AOL, and Yahoo! Michael went on to found his own business, the eSailors IT Solutions. As an angel investor and management consultant, Michael supports start-ups and established companies in the context of digitalization. His focus is on creating successful business models, product and go-to-market strategies as well as building and scaling fast and adaptive customer-centric organizations.