CEO, yoummday.com, Germany
Klaus Harisch is an experienced entrepreneur. After his Diploma in Physics and PhD in Engineering he started his career as technical advisor to the Federal Minister for Post and Telecommunication in Germany.
In 1994, he cofounded Dr. Schwarz-Schilling & Partner GmbH, an advisory boutique for telco and online businesses. Three years later, he founded telegate AG, the largest private DA provider (besides the incumbent). He developed the company in four years from 0 to 170 Mio. in revenues and profitability. A successful IPO followed. The company employed 2.500 call-center agents worldwide, incl. the USA (California and Virginia). A few years later, Klaus founded goyellow GmbH, the first yellow-page only-onlineprovider in Germany. He split the company in a software-company and a service-company and sold one part to Volt INC (New York) and the other part to a consortium of yellow-page publishers. He was member of several boards of directors in Germany, Luxemburg and the Netherlands.
May of 2015, Klaus started to work at the concept of yoummday.com and decided to focus all his efforts on this company, covering the seed financing fully on his own. Klaus lives together with his family in Munich.