Moonshot Pirates Mentors

making a difference by helping others to grow


Our global network of mentors and experts is a bunch of amazing people who generously offer their time and expertise to help our young pirates sharpen their approaches, overcome barriers, and accelerate their paths to greatness. When attending Moonshot Pirates’ events and joining our community, our experienced mentors and advisors will help you craft an epic journey for you and your venture.


We are so happy, that you want to become a Moonshot Pirates Mentor and support the young generation with your knowledge and expertise. Please tell us a bit about yourself, your why and how you would like to support.


They are not afraid to roll up their sleeves to help you shape your ideas, aim for big visions, and suggest unique solutions to the challenges that may come along the way.

We are grateful for each one of them!

Craig Matthews

Senior Innovation Consultant at ESA BIC Austria at Science Park Graz (UK/AT)

Stefan Kreppel

Head of open Innovation P21st at PALFINGER (AT)

Stefan Markov

Chief Growth Officer at Hypest Hyve (BG/AT)

Jeremy Knott

Former Marketing Director at Deloitte UK (ES)

Kathrin Pachinger

Artist, Textile Designer & Yoga Teacher (AT)

Olga Fedina

Cross Cultural Competence Trainer, Diversity Equality Trainer (AT)

Simon Horowitz

Founder of Fitbrit | Personal Trainer for Health, Fitness & Motivation (UK/AT)

Adam Montandon

TEDxOdense Curator, Public Speaker & Product Design and Innovation Expert (DK)

Lenny Leeman

Front End Engineer, CEO & Co-Founder at Get Mads (AT)

Vlad Emil Petrea

Self-Leadership Guide, Spaceholder, Entrepreneur (AT)

Tomasz Pekala

Personal Coach, Busy Dad Coaching (PL,AT)

Adam Rajnoha

VR/AR Expert, CEO & Co-Founder of YORD (SK)

Philip Rosenauer

Attorney at Law at PHH GmbH (AT)

Anja Silberbauer

CEO at Harmony & Care (AT)

Adriana Frasin

Transformational Coach & Brand Strategist (DE)

Melanie Müller

Mindfulness Teacher & Designing Your Life Coach (AT)

Ralf Schiebel

Marine Senior Scientist at Max Planck Society (DE)

Safet Rama

Moonshot Pirates Organizer & Business Consultant (XK)

Anita Neumannova

Teaching and Research Associate (CZ/AT)

Daniela Krautsack

Founder of Cities Next and Cows in Jackets Urbanist, Experience Designer & Trend Blogger (AT)

Thomas Peroutka

CEO & Founder of Lympik (AT)

Samira Hayat

Telecommunications Engineer & Drone Researcher (PK)

Taja Karner

Happiness Coach (SL)

Doris Strohmaier

COO at Pipelife (AT)

Jeremija Hranjec

Innovation Consultant ESA BIC Austria at Science Park Graz (HR)

Mathias Haas

CEO SuperSocial & Curator TEDx (AT)

Patrick Batka

Finance & Projects Manager @Nordsee Austria

Zac Hoffman

CEO SWALeadership LLC, Athlete Mentor (USA)

Maarten Walraven

Educator, TEDx Organizer, Creative & Arts Enthusiast (NL)

Steve Ayling

Passionate Educator & Counsellor (UK)

Niki Skene

The Business Therapist | Founder at Global Inspiration Tours (AT)

Selma Prodanovic

Startup-Grande-Dame, Founder & CEO 1MillionStartups (AT)

Gabby Benjamin

Innovation Leader at Hoffmann-La Roche (CH)

Martina Uster

Eticpreneur and CEO at WEISS (AT)

Lara Helmrich

New Business Development Marketing Manager at Dräger (DE)

Grace Yang

Chief Trouble Maker & TEDx Organizer (CA)

Nina Bauregger

General Manager Austrian Leadership Academy (AT)

Caro Frank

Brand Consultant (DE/AT)

Grete Ling

Entrepreneur & Head of Marketing at App Radar (EE/AT)

Markus Angermann

Entrepreneur & Blockchain Enthusiast (AT)

Petra Hauser

Manager at Talent Garden | CEO at XBH GmbH (AT)

Jacqui Chew

Organizer, TEDxAtlanta, Managing Director at iFusion (US)

Erez Tsalik

Facilitator at Systematic Inventive Thinking, IL

Dieter Kalt

Entrepreneur & Former Pro-Ice Hockey Player (AT)

Anastasia Marinopoulou

International Lean Changemanagement & Business Development Consultant, Coach and Entrepreneur

Olga Platzer

Travel Industry Expert & Life Counsellor (AT)

Helery Pops

Investor and Expert in Product Management, Customer Research and Sales (EE)

Tim Cox

Senior Partner at Opera Consulting Group (AU/AT)

Juan Guerra

Storytelling for Startups (VE/AT)

Stefan Weder

PR & Communications Professional (AU)

Ali Mahlodji

Co-Founder of WHATCHADO & EU Youth Ambassador (AT)

Markus Wilthaner

Strategy Consultant and Sustainable Mobility Expert at McKinsey & Company (AT)

Kathrin Pachinger

Artist, Textile Designer & Yoga Teacher (AT)

Mario Kwas

CEO and Founder of K & D Businesscollege (AT)

Verena Mai

Head of Marketing at Credi2 | cashpresso (AT)

Marion Grammel

Chief Sparring Partner at The Early Birds (AT)

Isabel Oostvogel

Open Innovation-, Business Model- and Impact Strategist & System Changer (AT)

Briken Bufi

Sales Team Lead and Remote Work Expert (AT)

Clemens Mader

Sustainability Scientist (AT)

Markus Setschnagg

Problem Solver (AT)

Florian Greimel

Strategy Consultant (AT)

Juliane Petsch

Business Coach and Consultant (AT)

Kat Haber

Climate Activist, Youth Mentor & TEDx Organizer (USA)

Tobias Micko

Gamification, Design & Communications at Playful Solutions (AT)

Milena Gencheva

Career Coach & CEO at UNIFY Ltd. (BG)

Matthias Dirnbacher

Finance Specialist, Musician and Sports Enthusiast (AT)

Katharina Binder

Program Manager at The Ventury (AT)

Tom Venning

Trainer & Coach specialized in B2B sales & leadership (AT)

Magdalena Neidhart

Sustainability Expert at CellCube (AT)

Viktor Penzinger

Venture Manager at V_labs innovation (AT)

Verónica Celis Vergara

Tech4Good Entrepreneur (CL/DE)

Gabriella Reynes Opaz

Leadership Coach & Speaker, Co-founder of 4-Voices, Educate to Communicate, Catavino (PT/US)

Randy Bretz

TEDx Curator, communicator & civic activist (US)

Dejan Stojanovic

Entrepreneur & Founder at Fuckup Nights Vienna (AT)

Paulo Ferrera

Creative Mind at Braintribe IT Technologies (BR/DE)

Tobias Schaller

Business Consultant & Entrepreneur (AT)

Gregor Beyerle

Software Development, Functional Programming & Training at Innerspace (AT)

Franck Michel

Head of Digital at Nestlé (FR/AT)

Candice Allen

Mindset Coach, Soul Teacher and Student of Life (CA)

Vilyana Lazarova-Guerra

Head of Accelerator Lead F at Female Founders (BG/AT)

Christian Fleck

Lifepreneur, Personal Development Coach, Chief Failure Officer (AT)

Nick Diliberto

Entrepreneur & Digital Marketing Specialist (US)

Stephan Jung

Innovation, Digitization & Start Up Consultant (AT)

Stefan Kainz

Senior Manager Human People Development (AT)

Angela Yonkova

Associate Lawyer at Brandl & Talos (BG/AT)

Sarah Braun

Innovation Strategist at Volkswagen (DE)

Jean-Pierre Kallanian

Human Systems Facilitator (AT)

Viola Frank

Senior Innovation Manager at Greiner Innoventures (AT)

Lucas J Winter

Managing Director Contakt GmbH, part of Umdasch Group Ventures (AT)

Raphael Mikl

Co-Founder of Karma + Pitch Digital Storytelling & Branding Agency (AT)

Alex Evatt

Next Generation Leadership Coach & Speaker, Freestyle Dancer, Founder of New Direction (AT/FIN)

Raphael Huber

CEO at Polarstern & Strenght Trainer (AT)

Sarah Rapp

Founder of How to Be Global (DE)

Norberto Amaral

Communications Consultant, TEDx Organiser & Author (PT)

Donovan Taylor Hall

Growth Coach, Youth Speaker and Content Creator (US)

Alexandra Waldherr

Quantum Computing Expert (AT)

Mike Fuisz

Founder, Chief Creative Officer at moodley (AT)

Pascal Finette

Co-Founder ‘be radical’, SingularityU’s Chair for Entrepreneurship & Open Innovation (USA)


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We are so happy, that you want to become a Moonshot Pirates Mentor and support the young generation with your knowledge and expertise. Please tell us a bit about yourself, your why and how you would like to support.



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