Christopher Pommerening is the Founder and Chief Empowerment Officer of Learnlife. Christopher is an entrepreneur and learning visionary on a journey in which he has evolved from an internet entrepreneur and venture capitalist, into a high impact entrepreneur on a mission to change education positively worldwide.
Christopher has engaged a global team of more than 100 learning experts and thought-leaders to build an open ecosystem for a new lifelong learning paradigm. His impact goal is to empower 100 million learners to experience the new paradigm for learning by 2030 that is suited to the rapid and evolving changes in our world and societies. Learnlife launched the first Learning Hub in Barcelona and is currently in the process of building a 20.000m2 lighthouse for lifelong learning in Germany. In the next 10 years more than 200 Learning Hubs will be launched in every country around the world to show-case the future of learning.
Christopher started his professional career in Spain in 1998, when he co-founded AutoScout24 Spain. In 2002 he founded the venture capital company ACTIVE Venture Partners, one of Europe’s few entrepreneurial-driven VC companies. He founded 10 companies and organisations, has invested in more than 30 start-ups and raised more than $100 million for his different ventures. In 2017, after two years of preparation and research, he started Learnlife, his “once in a lifetime” adventure aiming to change the world's learning landscape. Christopher is happily married and a father of two boys and a baby girl.