Christian Sommer /

Since 2003, Christian Sommer has been the Managing Director of Musikpark GmbH. His positions’ s main focus was to establish a music industry cluster in Mannheim. He was a founding member of the Federation of German music producers (MPAG e.V.) and advisory board member of Pop Academy Baden-Württemberg. Since 2010 he operates as a Managing Director of mg:gmbh – responsible for all start-up centers in the city of Mannheim. Currently, these eight Startup Centers on a total space of over 28,000 square meters form a unique infrastructure for startups. Today Christian plays a key role in the positioning of Mannheim as a startup-city.