Heiko Hubertz / Founder & CEO at WHOW Games GmbH

Heiko Hubertz is the founder of the Bigpoint GmbH, a company currently ranked among the Top 5 developers and publishers of browser and online games on the planet. His acute entrepreneurial skills have also been placed on display in the past as Hubertz is the founder and CEO of both the AASP GmbH and the Coolspot AG.

Trained as a computer scientist, he is seen as a pioneer in the gaming industry and has, as the CEO of Bigpoint, effectively won over players, distribution partners, and international investors such as NBC-Universal/GMT for the company since 2002. In 2011, Hubertz sold 70% of the Bigpoint GmbH and became a member of the supervisory board.

His entrepreneurial acumen and flair for digital trends have not gone unnoticed on the awards front. For example, he won an prize presented by Red Herring TOP 100 Europe and is also recognized as one of the Top 10 most important Internet Managers in Germany.

He currently serves as a business angel in supporting promising start-ups and Internet projects such as Kreditech, Easybill, and Hitfox. The 37-year-old kicked off 2014 with the founding of the Whow Games GmbH, a social casino company for which he actively serves as the CEO. Heiko Hubertz has residencies in Hamburg, Germany and on the Spanish island of Mallorca.