Global Conference 2010
Executive Director, Stiftung Charité
Stephan Gutzeit is Executive Director of Stiftung Charité, a foundation endowed by German entrepreneur Johanna Quandt to advance medical entrepreneurship. Gutzeit holds several other directorships, including at the foundation Arcadia Berlin Stiftung gGmbH. An experienced "knowledge entrepreneur," he is also supporting the launch of the Charité Biomedical Fund, a venture capital fund focusing on investments in medical device companies, and he serves as a consultant to universities and foundations. Previously, Gutzeit worked for a global consultancy firm, started the first German liberal arts college and co-founded the second German school of governance. He was educated at Stanford and Harvard universities, where he studied chemistry and philosophy.