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!

Magdalena Neidhart

Sustainability Expert at CellCube (AT)

Martina Uster

Eticpreneur and CEO at WEISS (AT)

Nina Bauregger

General Manager Austrian Leadership Academy (AT)

Adriana Frasin

Transformational Coach & Brand Strategist (DE)

Adam Montandon

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

Markus Angermann

Entrepreneur & Blockchain Enthusiast (AT)

Selma Prodanovic

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

Ralf Schiebel

Marine Senior Scientist at Max Planck Society (DE)

Christian Fleck

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

Paulo Ferrera

Creative Mind at Braintribe IT Technologies (BR/DE)

Matthias Dirnbacher

Finance Specialist, Musician and Sports Enthusiast (AT)

Ali Mahlodji

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

Tomasz Pekala

Personal Coach, Busy Dad Coaching (PL,AT)

Franck Michel

Head of Digital at Nestlé (FR/AT)

Stefan Kreppel

Head of open Innovation P21st at PALFINGER (AT)

Anastasia Marinopoulou

International Lean Changemanagement & Business Development Consultant, Coach and Entrepreneur

Grace Yang

Chief Trouble Maker & TEDx Organizer (CA)

Milena Gencheva

Career Coach & CEO at UNIFY Ltd. (BG)

Mario Kwas

CEO and Founder of K & D Businesscollege (AT)

Sarah Rapp

Founder of How to Be Global (DE)

Petra Hauser

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

Stefan Kainz

Senior Manager Human People Development (AT)

Randy Bretz

TEDx Curator, communicator & civic activist (US)

Verena Mai

Head of Marketing at Credi2 | cashpresso (AT)

Stefan Markov

Chief Growth Officer at Hypest Hyve (BG/AT)

Kat Haber

Climate Activist, Youth Mentor & TEDx Organizer (USA)

Jeremija Hranjec

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

Tom Venning

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

Jacqui Chew

Organizer, TEDxAtlanta, Managing Director at iFusion (US)

Thomas Peroutka

CEO & Founder of Lympik (AT)

Jean-Pierre Kallanian

Human Systems Facilitator (AT)

Gregor Beyerle

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

Craig Matthews

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

Melanie Müller

Mindfulness Teacher & Designing Your Life Coach (AT)

Isabel Oostvogel

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

Vlad Emil Petrea

Self-Leadership Guide, Spaceholder, Entrepreneur (AT)

Niki Skene

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

Tobias Schaller

Business Consultant & Entrepreneur (AT)

Alexandra Waldherr

Quantum Computing Expert (AT)

Katharina Binder

Program Manager at The Ventury (AT)

Gabby Benjamin

Innovation Leader at Hoffmann-La Roche (CH)

Philip Rosenauer

Attorney at Law at PHH GmbH (AT)

Caro Frank

Brand Consultant (DE/AT)

Safet Rama

Moonshot Pirates Organizer & Business Consultant (XK)

Olga Platzer

Travel Industry Expert & Life Counsellor (AT)

Viola Frank

Senior Innovation Manager at Greiner Innoventures (AT)

Samira Hayat

Telecommunications Engineer & Drone Researcher (PK)

Lucas J Winter

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

Viktor Penzinger

Venture Manager at V_labs innovation (AT)

Doris Strohmaier

COO at Pipelife (AT)

Erez Tsalik

Facilitator at Systematic Inventive Thinking, IL

Kathrin Pachinger

Artist, Textile Designer & Yoga Teacher (AT)

Raphael Huber

CEO at Polarstern & Strenght Trainer (AT)

Markus Setschnagg

Problem Solver (AT)

Mike Fuisz

Founder, Chief Creative Officer at moodley (AT)

Angela Yonkova

Associate Lawyer at Brandl & Talos (BG/AT)

Mathias Haas

CEO SuperSocial & Curator TEDx (AT)

Raphael Mikl

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

Markus Wilthaner

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

Daniela Krautsack

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

Jeremy Knott

Former Marketing Director at Deloitte UK (ES)

Verónica Celis Vergara

Tech4Good Entrepreneur (CL/DE)

Maarten Walraven

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

Dejan Stojanovic

Entrepreneur & Founder at Fuckup Nights Vienna (AT)

Marion Grammel

Chief Sparring Partner at The Early Birds (AT)

Vilyana Lazarova-Guerra

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

Patrick Batka

COO at DroneChampionsLeague | eSports (AT)

Tim Cox

Senior Partner at Opera Consulting Group (AU/AT)

Lara Helmrich

New Business Development Marketing Manager at Dräger (DE)

Clemens Mader

Sustainability Scientist (AT)

Steve Ayling

Passionate Educator & Counsellor (UK)

Stephan Jung

Innovation, Digitization & Start Up Consultant (AT)

Stefan Weder

PR & Communications Professional (AU)

Lenny Leeman

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

Norberto Amaral

Communications Consultant, TEDx Organiser & Author (PT)

Alex Evatt

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

Taja Karner

Happiness Coach (SL)

Sarah Braun

Innovation Strategist at Volkswagen (DE)

Nick Diliberto

Entrepreneur & Digital Marketing Specialist (US)

Pascal Finette

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

Juan Guerra

Storytelling for Startups (VE/AT)

Grete Ling

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

Dieter Kalt

Entrepreneur & Former Pro-Ice Hockey Player (AT)

Tobias Micko

Gamification, Design & Communications at Playful Solutions (AT)

Florian Greimel

Strategy Consultant (AT)

Simon Horowitz

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

Anja Silberbauer

CEO at Harmony & Care (AT)

Adam Rajnoha

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


Share your expertise with the young generation and help them reach their goals.

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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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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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