About Axel Hesse

Axel Hesse

Serial Entrepreneur, Business Coach, Mentor & Keynote Speaker, Motivator

Serial Entrepreneur

Axel Hesse studied at the Uni Lüneburg and has been a successful serial entrepreneur for more than 20 years. He has a large expertise in brand-building, e-commerce, digitalization and social media. Axel's way to express himself inspires his friends and business partners around the world.


Founder of:

  1. GutscheinPony.de
  2. Vicodo.com

Past work:

  1. Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy     
  2. Diageo     
  3. Radeberger Brauerei     
  4. Benson & Hedges     
  5. Universal Music     
  6. OpenTable 

Director and Mentor at Founder Institute Berlin

Guest lecturer at National Technical University of Ukraine
"Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"

Business Coach, Mentor & Keynote Speaker

Axel Hesse is an entrepreneurial exceptional personality and stands for honest business success and unembellished feedback at eye level: Honest. Direct. Clear. A child of Hamburg. His mission: to help companies achieve long-term success in the digital age.

Axel Hesse supports entrepreneurs worldwide in setting up and restructuring their sales organization. Together with the management level, he determines the degree of maturity of the organization and agrees on realistic goals. With his team, he develops the appropriate change processes and accompanies the change as a consultant and coach.

“Traditional business areas are being disrupted by international corporations from Silicon Valley and innovative start-ups. Not the day after tomorrow - TODAY! So it doesn't do anyone any good if I say that everything is great. I help to rethink and act. Now! Speed is everything!”


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The Human

Axel is Axel no matter what!
He is always authentic and straightforward. Besides corporates and "German Mittelstand" he is consulting and mentoring startups and young entrepreneurs. He speaks his mind and helps to think outside the box.