Christian Müller-Elschner is a Managing Partner of Deutsche Ventures. He has more than 20 years of experience in initiating and establishing new businesses and business models in the telco, ICT and utilities sector. He is a Senior Advisor of Apricum – The Clean Tech Advisory, an expert reviewer “CleanTech” at European Venture Contest/Summit and he worked as COO at Younicos, a company that is among the pioneers in the market of storage based energy systems and energy management.

Prior to this Christian was a SVP and board member of the global industry line telco, media & utilities at T-Systems responsible for global Business Development and Marketing. During this time he initiated and established the strategic energy division and the smart grid activities of Deutsche Telekom. Prior to T-Systems, he was a general partner at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and product manager at Krone AG.

He also acted as advisor and/or angel investor to innovative companies such as Envio, Toll Collect, RNBS, IGV and Hoccer. Christian studied industrial engineering and graduated from TU-Berlin.