Peter Borchers

The Entrepreneurial Innovator

Senior Enabler

Peter Borchers

seit 2020

Affiliate Professor

ESCP Business School (Paris)

seit 2019

enable2grow GmbH

Senior Enabler

seit 2017

Independent Senior Advisor

Keynote Speaker (Stihl, Deutsche Bahn etc.)

2016 – 2018

Allianz SE

CEO Allianz X GmbH, Senior Advisor to the CDO and the Group Board

2011 – 2016

Deutsche Telekom AG

Deutsche Telekom – hub:raum Founder and Head

2003 – 2011

Deutsche Telekom AG

Various Positions: Founder & Head of ‘Entrepreneurs Program’ / Member of Executive Board T-Labs, Co-Founder and Executive VP Telekom Innovations GmbH, Senior Manager Corporate Strategy, Bonn

2000 – 2002


Co-Founder, Berlin

1997 – 1999

Deutsche Telekom AG

Multimedia Systemhaus, Product Manager, Berlin

1996 – 1997


Consultant, Munich

1990 – 1995

Business Admin

WU Vienna / Augsburg)

Peter Borchers advises CxOs of blue-chip companies on digital issues and entrepreneurial leadership and is an Affiliate Professor at ESCP Business School (Paris). Until recently, he was the CEO of Allianz Group’s new venture unit ‘Allianz X’ ($500mn). Before joining Allianz, Peter founded and headed Deutsche Telekom‘s global incubator ‘hub:raum’ with offices in Berlin, Krakow and Tel-Aviv. Prior to that, he co-founded and managed ‘Telekom Innovations’, an independent yet fully owned Deutsche Telekom innovation outfit, served on the executive board of ‘Telekom Labs’ and has held various other senior management position within the group.

Peter believes in entrepreneurship as a crucial driving force for growth. He co-founded and managed ‘everseven’, a marketplace for freelancers in the media industry. To foster intrapreneurship, Peter also co-founded ’ESCP U-SCHOOL’, an executive management program run by a group of successful entrepreneurs and ESCP Business School. It addresses the need for a more practical education for future entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, combining the academic world with real life in today’s tech companies. As a member of the ‘Young Digital Economy’ Advisory Board at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) he has worked with the German Government on issues of the digital economy.

Peter has been named one of the Top 20 digital experts in Germany by Manager Magazin and is a ‘Responsible Leader’ at BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt.In his free time, Peter is a frequent moderator, speaker, panelist and startup jury member as well as an active angel investor and advisor / mentor to several high-tech companies.

Scheme of focus: Corporate startup collaboration, intrapreneurship, incubation/acceleration/venturing, strategy, digital business models, digital transformation, innovation culture, people.
Customer Experience (selection): Deutsche Bahn, Allianz, Deutsche Telekom, Linde, CBRE, GIZ, Stihl, MTU, Bertelsmann arvato.