Jochen Werne

Jochen Werne is an international manager, public speaker and NGO founder with a track record in business transformation. In December 2020, he was listed in the TytoPR Top 500 ranking as one of the 50 most influential Germans in the tech scene. He is also an expert in public diplomacy and is committed to developing international diplomatic and intercultural relations. He is a relationship builder & influencer with a large network in politics, technology and business who can drive change within the leadership team of organisations.

In his current role as Chief Executive Officer of Experian DACH, he is responsible for the growth of the technology and data giant in the heart of Europe.

Previously, as Chief Development & Chief Visionary Officer and member of the Executive Board of PROSEGUR Germany and Managing Director of PROSEGUR CRYPTO GmbH, he was responsible for developing and implementing the strategy for the areas of Business Development, Innovation, II&S (Innovative Integrated Solutions), Business Process Outsourcing, New Products and International Sales.

Previously, he managed various areas of private and corporate banking such as business development, marketing, product management, treasury & payment services at Bankhaus August Lenz & Co. AG. He also held CMO / COO / CDO like positions and managed sales departments. He was a CRM expert at Accenture after working in global investment banking for Bankers Trust Alex Brown International and Deutsche Bank AG. He was also a navigator and instructor with the German Navy, studied economics at the University of Passau, Goethe University Frankfurt a. M., Helsinki School of Economics and most recently at Oxford University.

He is an honorary ambassador and founded several NGOs dedicated to the development of international diplomatic and intercultural relations. He has been quoted by DIE ZEIT, Wirtschaftswoche, Süddeutsche Zeitung and others. Germany’s largest magazine Focus recently paid tribute to his achievements in its “The Influencers” section.

For his commitment to promoting international understanding, he was awarded the “Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Boyce Prize 2019” and the “Ancla d’Oro” of the Asociación para la Investigación y Difusión de la Historia Naval de Cuba. In 2021, Jochen Werne was honoured with the State Medal – the highest award of the Bavarian State – for promoting environmental awareness.