Cofounder at Fifteen Seconds

Thiemo is a 23-year-old self-taught Austrian entrepreneur. Born into the digital world, he is a passionate maker, designer and leader. He co-founded Fifteen Seconds, a company that lives at the intersection of business, innovation and creativity, hosting Europe’s festival for curious minds, challenging the commercial future.


Q: What do you love about your job the most?

The ability to turn a vision into reality and the opportunity to combine skills ranging from creative, technology and communication to leadership, sales and marketing.

Q: Where do you see the biggest opportunity in marketing and MICE industry?

In facilitating relationships and connections by creating inviting and inspiring environments.

Q: How do you deal with marketing jungle on daily basis?

Constantly staying on top of what’s hot, embracing change and lots of trial and error.

Q: How did the best events you attended so far make you feel?

Relaxed, open and comfortable.


Q: Looking at your bucket list, what is the one thing that you really wish to cross off until the end of 2017?

There’s a few places I want to travel to this year.

Q: If you could have dinner with anyone (alive or dead), who would you have dinner with and why?

Steve Jobs, for his ideas, laser-focused thinking and creativity. 


Q: What would you share with our participants if you would have only one minute?

Lead the change. Innovate or die. Ideas over egos. People over profits. Never stop learning. Passion wins. Work together. Be curious. Fail fast. Make it better.

Q: What are you bringing to Conventa Crossover?

Ideas on why business plans suck and that disruption is all about making small things better than others.


Learn to survive the marketing jungle and join us in the mighty jungle, where no lion sleeps. Become a part of our community and make sure to join us at Conventa Crossover 2017, register here, check out the events storytellers here and dig in the programme here.