About Me

Dr. Irène Kilubi is founder and managing director of brandPreneurs & brandFluencers. She supports pioneers, visionaries and changemakers in the three subject areas of community building, corporate influencing and connecting GenXYZ.

She spent several years in companies such as BMW, Siemens and Deloitte. For four years now, she has been anchored in the start-up and online scene, implementing social selling activities and implementing target group-oriented go-to-market and branding strategies. She is also an Expert Advisor to the European Innovation Council Accelerator of the European Commission. She supports the global start-up scene in her activities as a mentor and coach at Techstars, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Health, Insurtech Hub and as a juror at BayStartup, the African Leadership Award and the Unicorn Battle.

In her videocast Irène offers her audience compact insights into community building. Here they receive useful tips and can then immediately start building their community. In her videocast she talks to inspiring personalities of the so-called Generation Z and deals with their personal values.

Irène is responsible for the LinkedIn Local Community in Munich and has created the successful online debate format OnPoint on LinkedIn to facilitate a solution-oriented dialogue on economic as well as socio-political and socio-political topics. Dr. Irène Kilubi is a lecturer for digital marketing and entrepreneurship at various renowned universities and is a sought-after speaker at conferences and events where she enthusiastically shares her knowledge of entrepreneurship and social media. She believes in the unique and unmistakable diversity that lies within us all.

Short Bio

IRÈNE KILUBI holds a doctorate in industrial engineering and is a management consultant with companies such as BMW, Deloitte, Amazon & Co. on her CV. She is the founder and managing director of brandPreneurs & brandFluencers. She supports pioneers, visionaries and changemakers in the three subject areas of Community Building, Corporate Influencer Strategy and Connecting GenXYZ.

She is also an Expert Advisor for the European Innovation Council Accelerator of the European Commission.  She fosters the global start-up scene in her activities as a mentor and coach at Techstars, European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Health Accelerator, InsurTech Hub and as a judge at BayStartup, the African Leadership Award, on the Partner Board of Unicorn Battle, on the Advisory Board of Women in AI and on the Advisory Board of Ignite Mental Health. Furthermore, she moderates the events Cashwalk and It’s a Co-Founder match for the German Entrepreneurship Center.

Dr Irène Kilubi has launched the <GenZ meets GenYX> initiative with the aim of building bridges and bringing generations together interactively. Through a platform, a wide range of players from business, research and politics are to come together to discuss topics of the future such as digitalisation, new work, innovation and entrepreneurship with the aim of implementing new and forward-looking solutions.

In her videocast <GenZ meets GenY> she talks to inspiring personalities of the so-called Generation Z and deals with their personal values. In her videocast <How to Community?>, Irène offers her audience compact insights into community building. Here they receive useful tips and can then immediately start building their community.

Irène is responsible for the LinkedIn Local Community in Munich and created the successful online discussion format TOPic LEADERS on LinkedIn to facilitate solution-oriented dialogue on economic as well as socio-political topics.

Dr. Irène Kilubi is a lecturer in Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship at various renowned universities and is a sought-after speaker at conferences and events, where she enthusiastically shares her knowledge.

She is one of the Xing Top Minds 2020 and co-author of the Spiegel Bestseller “Future Republic” published in 2021.

She believes in the unique and distinctive diversity that is in all of us.

Expert Advisor to the European Innovation Accelerator of the European Commission

Manager Strategy & Operations

Senior Consultant Corporate Development, Corporate Technology

Senior Lecturer for e.g. Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Amazon.de GmbH, Int. Vendor Management Media

BMW Group, Procurement and Supplier Network
Procurement Management: Subproject Leader China Localisation BMW 5 Series Indirect Procurement: Lead Buyer Engineering Services (ES), Electrics & Electronics Commodity Procument: Driving Dynamics Wheels, Global Lead Buyer, Project Leader CSCS

Dr.
Irène Kilubi

Founder & Managing Director

OVERVIEW | ACTIVITIES

Training, Coaching & Consulting (Selection)

GIZ – Society for International Cooperation, BMW Academy, UTA (UNION TANK Eckstein GmbH & Co. KG), Vattenfall Netcom Connected Services, Allianz Global Investors, Unitymedia, TechStars, EIT Health Accelerator, InsurTech Hub Munich, cms electronics, Advertising & Selling ( w & v), Bavarian Academy for Business Communication (BAW), Manager Institute, Haufe Academy, IFM (Institute for Management Consulting), IHK for Munich and Upper Bavaria.

Since 09/2017: University of Salzburg: Academic Lecturer Digitales Marketing & Entrepreneurship @ditact

Since 03/2019 European Innovation Council Accelerator @EU Commission: Expert Advisor & Reviewer Horizon 2020
Since 04/2019 BAW (Bavarian Academy): Program Director Corporate Influencer Program

Since 03/2020 German Entrepreneurship GmbH: Trainer & Coach

Moderation & Speaking (Selection 2019-2020)

Ignite Mental Health (Harvard Innovation Lab), FitTech Summit, Sage, IHK Entrepreneur Day, Panda Female Leadership Network, Pirate Summit, Startup Battle, Bits & Pretzls, Unicorn Pitch, Gamification Day, Medientage München, The Matchmakers, Do work you love, ditact (University of Salzburg), informatica feminale, meccanica feminale, Love meets Tech, The Royal Jungle, Social Impact Salon, net4tec, Big & Growing, M0IN Startup Camp, Twostay Academy, BayStartup, Startup Pitch, Unicorn Battle, LMU Entrepreneurship Center, digital misfits barcamp, Coronathon Tech, Warwick Manufacturing Group, Compusafe Academy, LMU Cashwalk, IHK Unternehmerinnen Tag, Xing Pulse Event, Gründerwoche, Startup Battle, LinkedIn Local Vienna, It’s a Co-Founder Match (LMU Entrepreneurship Center), Big & Growing, Love meets Tech 2020, net4tec,UnternehmerTUM Hack & Talk, hercareer.

Events Organisation & Hosting

  • Own Community on LinkedIn (TOPic LEADERS), Facebook, and Meetup.
  • LinkedIn Local Host München and
  • Xing Insider; Managing Partner Co-Working of Workshop & Event Space with TwoStay