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Katja Kolmetz

Founder of, Digital Female Leader @


Founder of WaveMakers, dedicated to empower leaders to reach their full potential while staying true to their roots and identity. Before embarking on her entrepreneurial path, she played a key role in building SAP's startup incubator and led EMEA Tech Communications at Philips. With a background in International Communication Management, she frequently delivers lectures at universities and has been recognized as a finalist for the Digital Female Leader Award 2021 and the Tech Awards Gala 2022.

Conference: From "Impostor" to Startup CEO: how I discovered the leader inside of me

In today's fast-paced business world, the journey from feeling like an impostor to becoming a confident and successful startup CEO is both inspiring and transformative. This is the story of Katja, a budding entrepreneur who, despite initial self-doubt, embarked on a remarkable personal and professional journey to discover the leader within through a series of challenges, setbacks, and self-discoveries.