Philipp Hackländer, COO of datavirtuality. The 34-year-old is one of the founders of the Leipzig-based company datavirtuality. Datavirtuality connects everything: Any data, any system, any time. It is the glue in the big data world, that allows to combine the best systems, databases and components from different manufacturers very flexibly. The company has been founded in 2012 and is based in Leipzig. Before starting datavirtuality, he worked at management consultancy firm Roland Berger and L’Oréal. Philipp lives in Berlin and apart from data, loves travelling, spirituality and martial arts.