Florian is a social innovator, entrepreneur and founder of The DO. He strongly believes that forming a new economy which is sustainable, equitable, and innovative is good for our society, as well as for businesses. Together with his passion to champion new forms of learning, we can create new ways to thrive.
Throughout the past years, Florian has worked with numerous of entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs from over 100 countries across the world, impacting millions of people. As a thought leader on green economy, social innovation, purpose, and the future of work, he has written several publications, giving speeches, and his work is mentioned across various well-known articles, such as as the ZEIT, the times, and Wall Street Journal.
In 2014, Florian founded the DO together with his wife, Katherin Kirschenmann. The goal is to empower people to take action and create positive impact in their companies, communities and the wider world. The DO collaborates with start-ups, as well as with greater companies enabling a sustainable transformation. Partners, such as Siemens, Otto Group, Deutsche Bahn and H&M have been partners of The DO. Besides, The DO is home to a virtual community of top leaders, experts and innovators from around the world and operates globally with locations in Berlin, New York and Hong Kong.