Who we are

Competence, expertise, passion and eloquence are amongst the things we value the most highly.

An extensive knowledge of digital business is essential for those who intend to accompany enterprises into their digital futures and assist them in their search of digitally savvy managerial staff.

The team at ThinkHeads possesses deep industry knowledge, extensive expertise, many years of professional experience in the most diverse fields of the digital industry – and, of course, a great passion for the digital world.

Michael von Hirschfeld

Founder and Managing Director

Michael successfully unites industry, start-ups and innovation at ThinkHeads. Drawing from his passion for start-ups and digital technology, he collaborates closely with his clients in shaping their digital future. Michael graduated in information management before working with Accenture, Oracle and Netscape in the USA, then switched to a start-up from Silicon Valley, and ultimately founded ThinkHeads in 2010. He gratifies his ceaseless curiosity for the digital future by visiting countless symposia – but mostly by communicating closely with those who explore new technologies, create start-ups or study organization theory. What defines us: “The will to act as a partner to our clients in shaping the digital future – in the long term and sustainably.”

Susann Klebig

Director Digital Executives

Susann runs the consulting team at ThinkHeads and is responsible for the allocation of executive positions within the digital industry. She has been with ThinkHeads since 2011 and has helped build up and define the enterprise. Her great passion lies in the fields of digital advertising, innovation and technology. Before joining ThinkHeads, Susann worked with Deutsche Telekom in human resources and with a performance-marketing agency as manager for online marketing. Susann graduated in business psychology at Leuphana University in Lüneburg and has been a certified systemic coach since 2013. What defines us: “Far-reaching digital expertise – but first and foremost a passion for finding the best digital minds for our clients.”

Romy Krabbe

Consultant Digital Talent

Romy is an experienced recruiter of skilled and managerial staff within the digital industry. At ThinkHeads, she is responsible for the counsel and assistance of numerous clients - focusing especially on the media and e-commerce industries. Romy graduated in business studies and absolved a Master’s course in human resource management at FOM Hamburg. After graduating, Romy worked with LUNAR GmbH as a human resource developer with a focus on recruitment, before moving on to a smaller recruitment consultancy firm. She has been part of the ThinkHeads team since 2014. What defines us: “A 360-degree consultancy, in which we foreground the needs of both clients and candidates in equal measure.”

Maria Lepke

Consultant Digital Talent

Maria is ThinkHeads’ expert on specialists and managerial staff in the fields of sales, technology and innovation. Maria graduated in international business studies in Kiel while already gaining experience in recruiting by working with enterprises and employment agencies. After graduating, she recruited specialists in software engineering for the clients of Pontoon Solutions, as well as finding new colleagues for the enterprise itself. In 2015 she switched to ThinkHeads. What defines us: “We don’t just fill vacancies; we find the perfect fit.”

Sandra Wandschneider

Consultant Digital Talent

Sandra attends both to ThinkHeads’ clients as well as to qualified specialists and managerial staff from the digital industries, focusing on product and project management. Sandra graduated in business studies at the Hamburg School of Business Administration. She then absolved a Master’s course in human resource management at FOM Hamburg. Sandra worked in the personnel department of various enterprises before starting with ThinkHeads in 2015. Thanks to her prior experience as personnel officer, she is well acquainted with the demands and challenges that personnel managers are required to meet in their respective businesses. What defines us: “Communicating at eye level – and project-specific industry knowledge.”

Thomas Kabke-Sommer

Partner

Thomas accompanies clients throughout their digital transformation. He consistently focuses on growth, irrespective of whether a business is medium-sized or a large-scale enterprise. Thomas has been a partner at ThinkHeads since 2017, decisively shaping the enterprise alongside Michael and Susann. The experienced digital expert has been in various leading positions prior to joining ThinkHeads, e.g. as Managing Director at the Syzygy subsidiary Unique, in the RTL group and at Ebiquity Germany. He was Vice-President of the online marketing circle at Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft and for many years he was committed to developing the German online market. What defines us: “ThinkHeads establishes appreciative relationships between enterprises and digital talents – with high demands of sustainability and respect.”