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Axel Schultze, Founder and CEO, Society3
Axel Schultze is founder and CEO of San Francisco based Society3. The company’s business accelerator and software technology is helping startups and agile SME entrepreneurs increase traction by transitioning their go-to-market strategy from self promotion to advocacy.
His Social Media career began in 2003 when he became an adviser to one of LinkedIn’s co-founders. In 2008 he established the Social Media Academy and won the San Francisco entrepreneurs award. In 2011 he launched a social presence organizer which grew to nearly 2 Million users in less than 2 years and founded Society3 in 2012, merging all activities in one organization.
Before that he was founder and CEO of Silicon Valley based BlueRoads, one of the most successful PRM Software companies, CEO of Infinigate, Europe’s largest Internet Security provider, and CEO of Computer 2000, with 5B$ in revenue the largest European high tech distributor.
Axel is also a published author, patent holder and frequent speaker on industry events with keynotes in the US, Europe and Australia helping industry leaders getting executive level insight in the seismic shift in our society, introduced by social media.