Fabian Backer

Institute Director

Fabian Backer serves as Director and CEO of the International Business Management Institute (IBMI) in Berlin, Germany. His responsibility includes the formulation and implementation of the institute’s growth strategy.

Work Experience:

since 2018 International Business Management Institute
Director & CEO
since 2018 Berlin Innovation Network
Lead Strategist
2017 – 2018 University of Applied Sciences Europe
Senior Marketing Manager
2014 – 2017 Materialise
Marketing Manager


Education and Postgraduate Training:

2019 University of Oxford
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
2018 University of Michigan
Web Development
2017 University of California, Berkeley
Marketing Analytics
2013 – 2014 Louvain School of Management/UC Louvain
Master, Business Management
2011 – 2013 University of Potsdam
Master, Management & Administration Sciences
2012 Leiden University
Exchange program, Economic Statistics
2011 University of International Business and Economics Beijing
Exchange program, Business Management
2007 – 2011 University of Potsdam
Bachelor, Management & Administration Sciences



since 2019 Impact Hub
Idea Incubator
since 2019 Factory
Business Club


Selection of Projects:

2014 TD Accounting & Finance, London
Financial Management
2013 European Union: Committee of the Regions, Brussels
Quantitative Macroeconomic Research
2013 Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute
Risk Management
2013 German Embassy, Washington D.C.
Communication & Organization
2012 Federal Financial Administration, Berlin
Human Resources
2011 Ministry of the Interior of Brandenburg, Potsdam
State Organization
2011 German Parliament, Berlin