About: Nils is the founder of RCKT, a Berlin based consultancy which leads brands and businesses into the digital age. RCKT is a company of Rocket Internet SE. Before making the leap to RCKT, Nils functioned as the Global Head of Communications for the Africa Internet Group (AIG). AIG is an online joint venture of international companies Millicom and MTN Group, together with Rocket Internet. Additionally, Nils worked as VP of Communications at Rocket Internet, supporting a global network of startup companies. Prior to joining Rocket, Nils assisted several startups during their launch, worked two years in the advertising industry and served as a big data analyst for GFK’s digital unit, Germany’s largest market research institute. Nils studied Media Sciences at the University of Music, Drama and Media in Hannover, and Economics at the University of Lugano and at the Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen.