About The Speaker
Dr. Rainer Seider
Dr. Rainer Seider, strong on 25 years’ experience in international cooperation and projects, is heading the unit for International Cooperation (European Affairs, Foreign Trade Policy and Development Cooperation) in the Berlin Government`s Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises . He initiated the Asia-Pacific Weeks (APW) as a platform for dialogue with Asian partners in 1997 and the StartUp AsiaBerlin network with Bangalore, Manila and Jakarta during the APW 2016, expanded to China, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand in 2018. He has special experiences in the cooperation with partners in France, Russia, Turkey and various Asian countries. He is an international networker for Berlin with a focus on startups.