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BirthplaceSaarlouis, Germany


Stanford University, MBA 2006
Business Administration
University of California, Berkeley, Studies 2001
Computer Science
Universitaet des Saarlandes, Diplom-Kaufmann 2002

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Mobile Marketing Product Manager
Director of Product Management, Mobile
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Ulf Waschbusch

Ulf had lately been heading Mobile Development, Design, Strategy and general oversight for leading entertainment studio SGN, based out of Los Angeles, CA and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Before joining SGN he was the Chief Product Officer of Asia’s leading consumer platform - Garena, in Singapore.

Ulf is an expert in the realm of the mobile and social mass-consumer internet. He has been heading Product Development and Strategy for the world’s largest social network’s Mobile team at MySpace in Beverly Hills.

Before that, Ulf has lead Global Product Marketing for Google Mobile in Mountain View, covering Google’s award-winning mobile consumer products worldwide.

He also brings experience from the mobile operator side in Europe and the US as well as extensive experience from management and computer science studies at Stanford University, UC Berkeley and in Germany, with the focus on Product Management, Information Technology and Entrepreneurship.

Ulf is interested in the Mobile, Entrepreneurship and Venture space, with a strong focus on bringing mobile consumer products to millions of people.

He recently founded his startup Placety, focusing on bringing a better experience when discovering Places around you or around the world to consumers.

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