Simon Baumgarten

Partnership And Fundraising Head at World Economic Forum

Simon Baumgarten's work experience is as follows:

- Country Head Australia & New Zealand at Emma – The Sleep Company since June 2021.

- Partnership and Fundraising Head at World Economic Forum since July 2021.

- Global Shaper at World Economic Forum since February 2021, with responsibilities including social venture development and partnerships & fundraising.

- Investor & Advisor at Shoppable Business - Next Gen B2B Marketplace starting from March 2023.

- Angel Investor at Tyger Brands starting from December 2022.

- Angel Investor at Urban Greens Hydroponic Systems Inc. starting from February 2021.

- Angel Investor & Advisor since January 2021.

- Strategic Partnerships Lead at Lamudi Philippines (Rocket Internet SE) from December 2020 to July 2021.

- Partnerships Lead at Lamudi Philippines (Rocket Internet SE) from November 2019 to December 2020.

- Business Development Manager - Key Accounts at Lamudi Philippines (Rocket Internet SE) from August 2018 to November 2019.

- Social Entrepreneurship at Puso Sa Puso Edukasyon, Inc. from August 2017 to March 2020.

- Internships & Corporate Experience (Verticals: Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Consulting) in various companies from March 2015 to August 2017.

- Board Member at FirmenKontaktGespräch from July 2013 to September 2014.

Simon Baumgarten attended Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München from 2011 to 2015, where they studied Geography and Economics. In 2020, they enrolled in two short-term courses. The first was at The University of Sydney Business School, where they studied Design-Led Strategy, specifically focusing on design thinking for business strategy and entrepreneurship. The second course was at The Wharton School, where they studied Social Impact Strategy, gaining knowledge and tools aimed at entrepreneurs and innovators in creating social impact.



  • Partnership And Fundraising Head

    July, 2021 - present

  • Global Shaper

    February, 2021