ChangeNOW 2021


Matthias Scheffelmeier




Matthias Scheffelmeier is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of ChangemakerXchange, a growing global collaborative community of 800 of the world's most dedicated young innovators and changemakers. ChangemakerXchange envisions a world where everyone is part of inclusive communities in which people connect deeply and co-create positive action to serve the wellbeing of people and planet. He also was until recently and for more than 11 years a Partner at Ashoka Germany, Co-Founder of Ashoka in Turkey, Co-Initiator of the "Carry for Good" Pledge and a Member of Ashoka Europe's regional leadership team. Beyond that he's been contributing to the social impact eco-system in Germany and Europe as Founding Board Member of the Social Entrepreneurship Netzwerk Deutschland (SEND), as New Work practitioner at the "Inner Work Alliance" and as a small scale impact investor, with a focus on ventures tackling climate change. Building on 15 years of experience in all things social innovation he's also a well versed facilitator and speaker on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, systems change and distributed leadership. Matthias also is a Member of the global board at MasterPeace, a global grassroots non-profit and non-governmental peace movement. Before founding ChangemakerXchange and joining Ashoka he was Microsoft's Community Affairs (Corporate Social Responsibility) Program Coordinator for the Middle East and Africa region. He also is a BMW Foundation Young Leader and the winner of the 2011 BMW Foundation Young Leader Award, as well as an AIESEC Alumni. He received his diploma degree in communication science at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany (being awarded the SIEMENS prize for "best thesis in communication science"). In 2017 he earned an Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the European School of Management and Technology (Germany's Top Business School). He lives in Berlin with his wife and son

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