Head of Business Development
Fabian Schumann is a Managing Consultant with Gallup, an international consultancy and research institute leading in the field of applied behavioural economics. He supports global clients to drive change across their organizations and build organizational cultures and leadership capacities able to thrive in today’s fast moving economy. Prior to joining Gallup, Fabian spent the 7 years in the Berlin start-up scene in the fields of online education and open innovation. He was part of the founding team of Europe’s first open education platform iversity and in his function as Head of Academic Partnerships built partnerships with and advised international research organizations, as well as knowledge-based organizations. He also developed iversity's “Digital Transformation” curriculum, focusing on how new technologies change the business environment and how organizations and leaders can adapt to this rapid pace of change. Afterwards he joined the open innovation platform jovoto and led the ForeWork Initiative, a crowdsourcing project to explore the future of work, hosted by jovoto and in collaboration with adidas Group, Cisco Systemcs, Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Telekom AG, Volkswagen AG, and Vitra AG. Fabian holds a MA in Political Economy of European Integration from the Berlin School of Economics and Law, as well as a BSc in Economics from Goethe University Frankfurt.