Joern Pelzer is one of the two founders. Prior to co-founding PINOVA in 2007, Joern Pelzer spent nine years with 3i in Germany and Silicon Valley. As a partner, he was responsible for technology investments, especially in Software.
Prior to PINOVA Joern was a Partner at global private equity firm 3i, where he was based in Germany and Silicon Valley. Before joining 3i, he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute, where he focused on Research & Development and software for production technology. Furthermore, he has an entrepreneurial family background.
Joern Pelzer holds a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin (Diplom-Ingenieur) and a Master's degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE).