Dirk is a seasoned investment banker with more than 15 years of experience in domestic and cross-border M&A, Venture Capital and Private Equity Transactions across Europe, US, Middle East and Asia. He started his investment career on the institutional side, running the venture capital arm of a Japanese Investment Bank, where he was managing the portfolio companies in the technology sector. Dirk’s investing focus has been digital media including ad-tech and video platforms, as well as Digital Signage, Display and Retail Technologies.
In addition, Dirk serves as CEO and Trustee of his own Single Family Office, is Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Digital Signage Federation Europe (nee OVAB Europe) and serves as a Non-Executive Director to several technology and investment companies in the UK and Silicon Valley.
Dirk is a well-respected industry leader on technology investing, he is a regular speaker at global industry conferences, in New York, Tokyo, Moscow, London and the Middle East.