Arndt studied Business Administration and Information Technology at Saarland University and obtained a PhD from the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH) in Saarbrücken. During his professional career, he has gained extensive experience in areas such as entrepreneurship, business development, software development, marketing & sales, consulting, coaching, project management and research. Since 1992, he has been involved in launching a number of start-up companies in different industries as a founder or co-founder. He enjoys developing innovative strategies, using out-of-the-box thinking. As a committed networker bringing together founders, ideas and investors, he aims to create synergy effects and connect individual pieces of a puzzle to build a successful ensemble.