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    MatchlabN is where Corporate Professionals master Digital Fluency

    Go on a journey with cutting-edge innovators from Silicon Valley and other global startup hotspots. Future-proof your career with the right mindset and digital skills to compete globally.

  • WHAT IS DIGITAL FLUENCY?

    Digital Fluency is the art of capturing different ideas and concepts for reinventing a digital solution which is uniquly yours."

  • The MatchlabN Approach

    Digital Fluency is like learning a language. Technology and tools change with an accelerating speed every day. This requires a mindset change from linear to lifelong learning. That's why most of the traditional upskilling programs fail in practice. The cohort-based community approach helps to stay ahead of the tech curve 24/7 and turns every employee into a global Innovation Agent.

    Cohort-Based Masterclasses

    Develop the framework, tools and mindset

    MatchlabN curates a professional community diverse in industries, career levels, and life experiences. This enables revolutionary ideas, inclusive solutions, and boundless growth opportunities. 

    Community of "High-Potentials"

    MatchlabN is a "club for life-long learners"

    Members get access to the community and expert speakers from Silicon Valley and beyond. Collaboration becomes the main source of usable new knowledge, laying the groundwork for innovation and transformation in our community.

    Mastermind Circles

    A safe space which fosters accountability

    Every quarter, MatchlabN offers guided and self-guided Mastermind Circles for our community members. In 90 day sprints, a group of members hold each other accountable to set up a bespoke innovation initative for their business.

    INNOVATION JOURNEYS

    New mindset, toolset and connections that transform businesses

    For the past 10 years, MatchlabN has developeds bespoke Innovation Journeys in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles for C-Level executives. Once a year, members get the chance to meet other peers, founders, investors and thought leaders, to learn new innovation trends and techniques, and see how they can apply these new insights into their own business or market.

  • Our MatchlabN Partners

  • Jasmin Werner

    Masterclass Graduate &

    MatchlabN Member

    Gloria Grabinski

    Masterclass Graduate &

    MatchlabN Member

    In today's dynamic world, it's a challenge to maintain a profound knowledge in relevant areas such as innovation and digitalization. Especially for C-Levels & decision makers, this is an essential part of future-oriented corporate management. The innovative approach behind MatchlabN is the network. It builds on the knowledge transfer and encourages entrepreneurial and personal growth within an environment of international high-potentials - a continuing learning journey for those, who want to have an impact on things that really matter.

    Yvonne Koerner

    Graduate Masterclass &
    MatchlabN Member

    "I don't know any other professional development program which combines a Masterclass with a community program to train Digital Fluency. It's like a club for "curious lifelong learners"! It's valuable for everyone, who is interested in innovation, technologies and digitalization. But first of all, it should be interesting for C-Level and decision makers, because they have to understand what's going on and need an overview about all the new technologies. Without this know-how, they can't make right, responsible and future making decisions. But most of us don't find the time and energy to educate ourselves with a full-time job or don't know where to start - MatchlabN has you covered! "

     

    Laura Kania

    Graduate Masterclass &

    MatchlabN Ambassador

    "Apart from C-Level & decision makers, I think the program is beneficial to anyone interested in innovation. From interns to CEOs, anyone who strives at continious education and wants to bring continiously new input and ideas into the company to supercharge their career."

    Jenna Fuentes

    Facilitator Masterclass &

    MatchlabN Ambassador

    "The MatchlabN program is unique in terms of combining content around innovation, technologies and human intelligence and mixing it with Design Thinking, emerging technologies, Innovation Journeys and problem solving methodologies. It's a interactive program where you learn in 5 weeks a practical step-by-step framework that supports an innovative project at the end in one's company or personal goal.”

     

    "Digital Innovation Journey - Interactive Innovation Workshop from Silicon Valley"

    Digital Innovation Journey in cooperation with the Munich Business School. More information please click here.

    "Digital Transformation trends from California – how to generate ideas for your business"

    Digital Innovation Journey Workshop @Digitalgipfel 2019, Wirtschaft 4.0 BW, April 11th 2019 in Stuttgart. More information please click here.

    Marcus Wailersbacher,

    CEO, DEFACTO

    "...we were delighted to work with Simone Lis to support us with curating and organizing a Fashion Innovation Journey that DEFACTO and Salesforce were hosting together. (...)

    So when our C-level tour kicked off, it was thanks to Simone that many doors opened up, from business clubs to startups and one of the leading universities. (...) The journey was a great success, all participants rated this trip a valuable top-tier experience.”

    Ulrich Schaefer,

    Chief Business-Editor
    Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Co-Author "Deutschland Digital" & Kolumnist "Das deutsche Valley"

    "Whilst researching our new German book

    "Germany digital: Our answer to
    Silicon Valley"
    in San Francisco we met
    Simone Lis, a corporate innovation
    expert. Simone not only combines being a
    German native with a California resident
    who understands cultural values, but she
    was able to explain in an inspiring way
    the secrets of Silicon Valley.”

  • Be part of our Digital Fluency Movement!

    Sign-up for our free, interactive monthly workshops, talks playbooks and Silicon Valley insights about New Work, Future Skills and Digital Fluency!

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