Dr. Maximilian Schroeck is a Managing Partner at Cipio Partners, a leading international investment management firm with offices in Europe and the US. Maximilian serves on the Board of various companies in the telecommunications, media and technology space. Prior to joining Cipio Partners, Dr. Schroeck was a Managing Partner of Agilent Ventures, overseeing Agilent Technologies' global venture investments in advanced communications and measurement technologies. In addition to his investment management responsibilities, Maximilian also led Agilent's Corporate Strategy Group and its New Business Development function, where he launched and managed efforts in emerging technology areas. Before joining Agilent Technologies, Maximilian was Vice President and Partner with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm. He co-led both the firm's high technology practice as well as the EDS/A.T.Kearney Venture Fund after a distinguished, decade-long consulting career in Europe and the U.S. advising many of the world's leading high technology companies on corporate strategy issues around growth, innovation and operational effectiveness. Maximilian holds MBA and Doctorate degrees with distinction in Strategic and Financial Management from Munich University, Germany.